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  • Louisiana State Tax Filing Information  

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    The eSmart Tax online tax return filing solution makes it easy to efile your Louisiana state tax return using the correct state tax forms. Prepare your full-year resident Louisiana state tax return alongside your federal tax return for your convenience.

    The regular deadline to file a Louisiana state income tax return is May 15.

    Find additional information about Louisiana state tax forms, Louisiana state tax filing instructions, and government information.

    eSmart Tax supports the following Louisiana Tax Forms (Click here to download Louisiana tax forms)
    Supported   Louisiana Form IT-540
    Individual Income Tax Return  
    Supported   Louisiana Form R-540V
    Electronic Filing Payment Voucher  
    Supported   Louisiana Form 8453
    Individual Income Tax Declaration for Electronic Filing  
    Supported   Louisiana NRCCC Worksheet
    Nonrefundable Child Care Credit Worksheet  
    Supported   Louisiana NRSRC Worksheet
    Nonrefundable School Readiness Credit  
    Supported   Louisiana RCCC Worksheet
    Refundable Child Care Credit Worksheet  
    Supported   Louisiana RSRC Worksheet
    Refundable School Readiness Credit  
    Supported   Louisiana SED Worksheet
    School Expense Deduction Worksheet  
    Supported   Louisiana Schedule D
    Donation Schedule  
    Supported   Louisiana Schedule E
    Adjustments to Income  
    Supported   Louisiana Schedule F
    Refundable Tax Credits & Schedule H Modified Federal Income Tax Deduction  
    Supported   Louisiana Schedule G
    Nonrefundable Tax Credits  
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    State LA Website and Contacts
    State Website  
    Taxpayer Assistance:   (225) 219-0102
    TTY/TDD:   (225) 219-0102
    Refund Status (Automated Response):   (888) 829-3071 or (225) 922-3270
    Check Refund Status Online:
    Special Processing
    Type:   Availability:  
    State-only tax return: Supported
    Decedent Return: Supported
    Return with foreign address: Supported
    Availability:   Type:   Notes:  
    Supported Same as federal N/A
    Signature Form
    Form Name:   Instructions:  
    LA R-8453 Do not mail in LA R-8453. Keep it for your own record.
    State LA Amount Owe Payment Option
    You have the following options to pay your tax:
    1. Send e-payment through state website.
    2. Send credit card payment through third-party website.
    3. If you are unable to pay your balance in full, contact the Collection Division at (225) 219-7448 to request an installment arrangements.
    4. Mail in a check.

      You need to attach Payment Voucher (Form LA R-540V)

      Mail check to:
      Louisiana Department of Revenue
      P.O. Box 3550
      Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3550

    State LA Overpayment Option
    You have the following options:
    1. Apply your refund amount to next year's tax payment.
    2. Contribute your refund amount to charity.
    3. Receive your refund by check through mail.
    4. Receive your refund by direct deposit to your bank account.