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Louisiana Tax Brackets, Rates and Standard Deductions

You can prepare and e-File your 2020 Louisiana Income Taxes here on eFile.com together with your Federal Income Tax Return. Information on how to only file a Louisiana State Income Return.

Find Louisiana income tax forms, tax brackets and rates by tax year.

If you still need to file a return for a previous tax year, find the Louisiana tax forms below. You can complete and sign the forms here on eFile.com before you mail them to the LA Department of Revenue. For Federal or IRS back taxes access the tax forms here.

Below find links to other important Louisiana income tax return information and other related features (e.g. tax extension, amendment, etc.)

Louisiana Income Tax Returns

Louisiana Income Taxes
Prepare only a LA State Return without an IRS return. Details
Step by Step instructions on how to only Prepare and Download - not eFile - State Returns on eFile.com.
File a 2020 Louisiana Tax Amendment
Louisiana Income Tax Forms
IRS Tax Brackets, Rates by Tax Year
Calculate and Estimate your IRS Income Tax Brackets and Rates with the eFile RATEucator.

Louisiana 2019 Income Bracket, Rate and Estimated Taxes Due

Single, Married Filing Separately, and Head of Household:

Tax Rate
Income Range
Taxes Due
2%
$0 - $12,500
2% within Bracket
4%
$12,500 - $50,000
4% within Bracket + $250
6%
$50,000+
6% over $50,000 + $1750

Married Filing Jointly:

Tax Rate
Income Range
Taxes Due
2%
$0 - $25,000
2% within Bracket
4%
$25,000 - $100,000
4% within Bracket + $500
6%
$100,000+
6% over $100,000 + $3,500
Other State Income Tax Brackets: Compare State Tax Brackets, Rates
For your personal Effective IRS Tax Rate use the RATEucator Tool

2019 Louisiana Standard Deductions

Louisiana does not have a standard deduction.

Other Standard Deductions by State: Compare State Standard Deduction Amounts
IRS Standard Deduction: Federal Standard Deductions

E-File These 2020 Louisiana State Tax Forms

Prepare and e-file these state forms for 2020 in conjunction with your federal and state income tax return. As you proceed through the tax interview on eFile.com, the application will select the correct state forms for you. You can also select tax forms individually. All these forms will then be e-filed by you to the state tax agency. Instructions on how to only prepare a state income tax return.

Form/Schedule
Description
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Form IT-540
Resident Income Tax Return
Form IT-540B
Nonresident Income Tax Return
Form IT-540ES
Estimated Tax Declaration Voucher for Individuals
Form R-540INS
Citizens Property Insurance Assessment
Determines your paycheck LA Tax Withholding amount per employer.
Step 1: Complete and submit to your employer(s).
Step 2: Estimate, Calculate your IRS Tax Withholding now.

* Due to IRS and State Tax Agency tax data sharing and validation requirements, you can only e-file a State Income Tax Return while also e-filing a Federal Income Tax Return. This is not an eFile.com created policy, but all online tax web sites have to adhere to this IRS/state issued tax data sharing policy. You can however prepare all 44 State Income Tax Returns on eFile.com if you have already e-Filed or filed your IRS return. Instructions on how you can ONLY prepare and file State Income Tax Return(s). Only on eFile.com can you prepare, file or e-file unlimited State Tax Returns for one low price and not pay for each State return like you would do on H&R Block® vs. TurboTax®. Dare to Compare Now.

2019 Tax Year Louisiana Income Tax Forms

Louisiana State Income Tax Forms for Tax Year 2019 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2019) can no longer be prepared and e-filed. Complete the respective Form(s) below, sign, and mail them to the Louisiana Department of Revenue. The LA Tax Forms and Mailing Address are below - In addition to filing Louisiana Forms you might also have to file IRS Federal Income Tax Forms for Tax Year 2019.

Form/Schedule
Description
Louisiana Resident Income Tax Return
Louisiana Nonresident and Part-Year Resident Income Tax Return
Louisiana Estimated Tax Declaration Voucher for Individuals
Citizens Property Insurance Assessment
Tax Amendment

2018 Tax Year Louisiana Income Tax Forms

Louisiana State Income Tax Forms for Tax Year 2018 (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2018) can no longer be prepared and e-filed. Complete the respective Form(s) below, sign, and mail them to the Louisiana Department of Revenue. The LA Tax Forms and Mailing Address are below - In addition to filing Louisiana Forms you might also have to file IRS Federal Income Tax Forms for Tax Year 2018.

Form/Schedule
Description
Louisiana Resident Income Tax Return
Louisiana Nonresident and Part-Year Resident Income Tax Return
Louisiana Estimated Tax Declaration Voucher for Individuals
Citizens Property Insurance Assessment
Tax Amendment

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