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Orange arrow How do I file an amended return for Louisiana?

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  AMENDED RETURNS If you file your income tax return and later become aware of any changes you must make to income, deductions, exemptions, or credits, you must file an amended (corrected) Louisiana return. You must use the correct form for the tax year being amended, mark an "X" in the "Amended Ret...
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Orange arrow How do I contact the Louisiana state department?

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  Contact the department at 1-855-307-3893 Where's My Refund?: https://esweb.revenue.louisiana.gov/WheresMyRefund/...
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Orange arrow How do I file a Louisiana extension?

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  EXTENSION OF TIME FOR FILING A RETURN The Secretary of LDR may grant an extension of time for filing returns not to exceed six months from the date the Louisiana income tax return is due. Extensions must be filed before the due date of the return. The four options for requesting an extension are a...
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Orange arrow How do I check on the status of my Louisiana refund?

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  If you mailed in a paper return, please allow 12-16 weeks for processing before checking on the status of your refund. Information on electronic returns should be available after 21 days. To check the status of your refund, using the LDR's online system: https://esweb.revenue.louisiana.gov/Where...
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Orange arrow Do I owe Louisiana use tax?

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  Under La. R.S. 47:302(K), LDR is required to collect a 9 percent tax on out-of-state purchases made before July 1, 2018, and 8.45 percent tax on out-of-state purchases made on or after July 1, 2018. These rates (which includes 4 percent to be distributed by LDR to local governments) are in lieu of ...
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Orange arrow Am I required to file a Louisiana tax return?

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  Who Must File a Return: If you are a Louisiana resident who is required to file a federal individual income tax return, you must file a Louisiana income tax return reporting all income earned in the tax year You must file a return to obtain a refund or credit if you overpaid your tax thro...
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Orange arrow Louisiana Payment Options

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  You can file your return electronically any time during the filing season. Payment must be made by May 15th to avoid interest and penalty charges. A return for which a payment is due should be mailed to P.O. Box 3550, Baton Rouge LA 70821-3550. Print the last four digits of your Social Security Nu...
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Orange arrow Louisiana Use Tax

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  Under La. R.S. 47:302(K), LDR is required to collect a 9 percent tax on out-of-state purchases made before July 1, 2018, and 8.45 percent tax on out-of-state purchases made on or after July 1, 2018. These rates (which includes 4 percent to be distributed by LDR to local governments) are in lieu of ...
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Orange arrow Louisiana Retirement Benefits

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  Louisiana State Employees’ Retirement Benefits – Enter the amount of retirement benefits received from the Louisiana State Employees’ Retirement System. This amount should be included in the amount on Schedule E, Line 1. Louisiana State Teachers’ Retirement Benefits &nda...
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Orange arrow Part-Year and Nonresidents

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  1. If you are a Louisiana resident who is required to file a federal individual income tax return, you must file a Louisiana income tax return reporting all income earned in 2018. 2. You must file a return to obtain a refund or credit if you overpaid your tax through withholding, declaration of es...
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Orange arrow Louisiana Contributions (Schedule D)

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  The Military Family Assistance Fund. This fund provides assistance to family members of active Louisiana military personnel. Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund for the purposes of coastal restoration, conservation, and hurricane protection. For more information, visit www.coastal.louisiana...
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Orange arrow Louisiana Credit for Taxes Paid to Other States

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  If you are a resident of Louisiana, you are allowed a credit for income taxes paid to other states for income reported on your Louisiana return (R.S.47:33). Note that you may not claim the tax withheld; you must file a return with the other state and claim the tax actually paid. You may not claim c...
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Orange arrow Louisiana Non-Refundable Credit for Certain Disabilities

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  A credit of $72 is allowed for the taxpayer, spouse, or dependent who is deaf, has lost the use of a limb, is mentally incapacitated, or is blind (R.S. 47:297(A)). Only one credit is allowed per person. The disability must exist at the end of the taxable year or, if death occurred during the taxabl...
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Orange arrow Louisiana Credit for Contributions to Educational Institutions

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  CREDIT FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS – (R.S. 47:37) Taxpayers who donate computer equipment to educational institutions are allowed a credit of 40 percent of the value of the property donated against their Louisiana income tax. The recipient certifies the donation or contribut...
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Orange arrow Louisiana Other Credits (non refundable)

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  Education Credit Act 125 Recovery – Section 7 of Act 125 of the 2015 Regular Legislative Session provides a recovery of the credit amount reduced by the Act if your 2014 return was filed after July 1, 2015, for which an extension was requested prior to May 15, 2015. Use this credit code to re...
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