Louisiana State Tax Filing

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Louisiana Tax Filing

State Services

State e-file included - Save a trip to the post office and e-file both federal and state returns. When your tax returns are accepted you will receive an email. State availability

Quick import from federal return - This feature will transfer the information from your federal return to your state return, saving you time and helping you avoid errors.

File part-year and non-resident tax returns - If you lived or worked in multiple states you can file a tax return for each state. The cost is $12.95 per state.

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Prior-Year State Tax Return $12.95
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Supported Federal Tax Situations

Our tax software is easy enough for first-time users and is powerful enough for advanced tax situations. Your federal tax return is always free even if you have a complex return. The following situations are supported on your federal return for free.

  • Selling, Buying, or Owning a Home
  • Education, College, and Teacher Credits
  • Birth of a Child
  • Child Tax Credits
  • Marriage & Divorce
  • Earned Income Tax Credits (EIC)
  • Capital Gains
  • Office & Business Expenses
  • Rental Income
  • Investment Income or Losses
  • Traditional & Roth IRAs
  • Retirement and Pensions
  • Military Income
  • Charitable Contributions
  • Gambling Income
  • Farm Income
  • and more...

Louisiana 2018 Tax Updates

Louisiana didn't have many tax changes for tax year 2017. The most notable changes were the elimination of the education credit and the addition of credit recoveries.

The education credit was an $18 credit that taxpayers could claim for each dependent in kindergarten through 12th grade who attended a Louisiana school during the tax year. The credit has been eliminated for 2017 and future years.

Back in 2015 Louisiana reduced many tax credits that could be claimed on a 2014 tax return. These credits include the credit for taxes paid to other states, the Citizens Insurance Credit, and the Education Credit, but now some people will be able to recover on their 2017 Louisiana tax returns part of the amount by which their tax credits were reduced. To be eligible to recover any credits that were reduced, you would have had to request an extension for your 2014 Louisiana tax return prior to May 15, 2015, and file your return after July 1, 2015, but before the extension deadline.

Supported Louisiana Forms

  • Form IT-540
  • Schedule C
  • Schedule D
  • Schedule E
  • Schedule F
  • Schedule I
  • Schedule J
  • Form IT-540B
  • NPR Worksheet
  • Schedule C-NR
  • Schedule D-NR
  • Schedule F-NR
  • Schedule I-NR
  • Schedule J-NR
  • Child Care Credit Worksheet
  • School Expense Deduction Worksheet
  • School Readiness Credit Worksheet
  • Earned Income Credit Worksheet
  • Form R-10606
  • Form R-3400
  • Form R-6642
  • Form R-540V
  • Form IT-540ES
  • Form LA 8453OL
  • Form LA 8453

File Federal and State Taxes

We make filing your state return easy. After preparing your federal return your information is carried forward to your Louisiana return. In a matter of minutes both federal and state tax returns are ready to be e-filed. If you prefer, you can print and mail your return.

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