Louisiana State Income Tax Forms Guide

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State Income Tax Forms for Louisiana   

Louisiana is one of 41 states that collect a state income tax. If you are a full time, part-time or nonresident of Louisiana and filed a federal tax return, you must also file an individual tax return with the state of Louisiana.

 
State Income Tax FormsPertains ToUse These Forms If..
Individual Income Tax ReturnIndividual Income EarnersYou earned any income in Louisiana as a full-time, part-time or nonresident.
W-4 Withholding AllowanceEmployers, EmployeesYou need to file or adjust a Louisiana withholding tax status.
Extension to File RequestsIndividual Income EarnersYou need an extension to file your state income taxes.
Estimated Income Tax FormsSelf-employed Individuals, Independent ContractorsYou are required to pay monthly or quarterly estimated state income taxes.
All State Income Tax FormsIncome EarnersYou need to find any state income tax form applicable to Louisiana.
 

Property Tax Forms for Louisiana

Louisiana doesn’t collect property taxes at the state level. Property taxes are instead collected at the local level, by cities, counties and school districts. Homestead exemptions are not automatic in Louisiana; you must file an application with your county assessor to receive the property tax discount.

 
Property Tax FormsPertains ToUse These Forms If..
Homestead ExemptionHomeownersYou qualify for a homestead exemption on your primary residence.
Property Tax Exemption FormsHome, Land, Property OwnersYou qualify for any number of property tax exemptions in Louisiana. Must file locally.
All Property Tax FormsHome, Land, Property OwnersYou own any property in Louisiana, including a home, land or commercial real estate.
 

All Other Tax Forms for Louisiana

Louisiana is one of 25 states that has a Vehicle Property Tax, which is filed locally. All Louisiana specific tax forms, specialty forms and motor vehicle forms provided below.

 
All Other FormsPertains ToUse These Forms If..
Vehicle Property TaxOwner of a Motor VehicleYou own a motor vehicle. Vehicle property tax is filed locally.
Motor Vehicle Tax FormsBuyer, Seller in Vehicle TransactionsYou bought, sold or need to register a motor vehicle in Louisiana.
All Louisiana Tax FormsAny Tax FilerYou need to find any tax form applicable to Louisiana.
 

Helpful Resources for Filing Louisiana Tax Forms   

Louisiana offers installment agreements for help paying tax bills, income tax credits and official resources for understanding and filing local property tax forms. The main Louisiana tax form and instruction portal is also provided.

 
LA Filing ResourcesPertains ToUse This Resource If..
Installment Payment AgreementFilers Unable to Pay Tax Bill in FullYou can’t pay your tax bill in full but wish to make monthly payments instead.
Income Tax CreditsPotentially Any Tax FilerYou want to see what income tax credits Louisiana has to offer and if you qualify.
Property Tax Relief CreditQualifying HomeownersYou want to see if you qualify for a property tax relief credit. Qualification for exemptions are found through your local assessor's office. 
Property Tax County DirectoryHome, Land, Property OwnersYou need to contact your county property tax office.
Louisiana Forms and InstructionsAny Tax FilerYou need detailed information on any of the various taxes Louisiana collects.

 
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