1998.1. Power to employ counsel

The Louisiana Tax Commission and any assessor who is a party to such proceedings instituted pursuant to this Subtitle are authorized to employ private counsel to assist in the collection of any taxes, penalties, or interest due under this Subtitle, and to represent them in any proceeding instituted by a taxpayer pursuant to this Subtitle.  Notwithstanding any provision in this Chapter to the contrary, the employment of private counsel by the Louisiana Tax Commission shall not be on a contingency fee basis or any other basis dependent on the outcome of the matter.

Acts 2000, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 74, 1, eff. April 17, 2000; Acts 2008, No. 857, 1, eff. July 9, 2008.