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Tax Exemptions for Businesses (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-12-17

Duration: 00:11:50

Subjects: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Tax exemptions | Recessions | Enterprise zones | Macallen Chemical, Inc. | Dixie Brewing Company | Breweries | Business | Industry


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Maciaszek, Joe Interviewee
  • Oertling, Robert Interviewee
  • Adams, Paul Interviewee
  • Allen, Tom Interviewee
  • Powell, Bob Interviewee
  • Fitzmorris, Jimmy Interviewee


This segment from the December 17, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on two economic programs that provide tax exemptions to new and existing businesses in Louisiana: the 1981 Enterprise Zone Act and the 1982 Industrial Assistance Act. This report highlights two companies that have benefitted from these programs, Macallen Chemical, Inc. in Monroe and Dixie Beer in New Orleans. Host: Beth George