Louisiana Revised Statutes Tit. 47, § 604. Capital stock

For the purpose of ascertaining the tax imposed in this Chapter, capital stock, whether having par value or not, shall be deemed to have such value as is reflected on the books of the corporation, subject to examination and revision by the collector, but in no event shall such value be less than is shown on the books of the taxpaying corporation.

Where capital stock is issued for assets and the transaction is treated as a tax free exchange under R.S. 47:131 , 132, 133, 135, 136, 137 and 138, the collector shall consider the cost of the assets as determined under R.S. 47:605A and the value of any intangibles acquired as the value of the stock issued to acquire such assets.  Capital stock shall include full shares, fractional shares, and any script certificates convertible into shares of stock.


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