BATON ROUGE – A state official says Louisiana mistakenly paid out some tax refunds twice to tens of hundreds of taxpayers.
Jacques Berry with the Division of Administration confirmed Thursday that ran “abnormally,” inflicting roughly 66,000 individuals to obtain duplicate tax return payouts. The duplicate returns are believed to complete around $26 million.
These affected are reportedly being notified of the error and being requested not to spend the money. Banks are being contacted as a way to reverse the duplicate deposits.