Fishman Haygood has represented the State of Louisiana in corporate income and franchise tax matters for 25 years.

The firm has filed lawsuits on behalf of the Louisiana Department of Revenue seeking to recover corporate income, franchise, and sales taxes from among the largest taxpayers in the State. As the State’s counsel, we have litigated important legal issues in the area of state tax law, including the proper calculation of interest expense, the use of transfer price agreements, the taxation of intercompany and/or related party transactions, and the taxation of online transactions.

Representative Experience

  • Represents the Department of Revenue in cases against R.J. Reynolds, Grainger, Home Depot, General Mills, American Honda Corp., Expedia, and others.