The Orleans Parish Assessor’s Office will hold two question and answer sessions Tuesday and Friday to help business owners understand how to fill out LAT 5 Business Personal Property Self Reporting Forms they should have received in the mail.

The sessions are 9 a.m.–10 a.m. Tuesday in Room 8E010 of City Hall at 1300 Perdido and

9 a.m.–10 a.m. Friday in the Algiers Courthouse at 225 Morgan St.

The sessions are free and will provide staff assistance for the completion and online submittal of the form. The LAT 5 is a declaration of a businesses’ merchandise/inventory, if applicable, and the cost and year of purchase of fixed assets, such as equipment and furnishings.

Assessor Erroll Williams and Business Personal Property Supervisor Mickey Markey will host the sessions.

Reservations can be made by calling (504) 897-6152 or emailing