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Reminder: Louisiana’s individual income tax filing deadline is June 15...Continue Reading

 

BATON ROUGE – The deadline for filing 2020 Louisiana state individual income tax returns is June 15, 2021. The Louisiana Department of Revenue granted automatic filing and payment extensions to individual and business taxpayers due to severe winter weather that struck the state in February. The extension applies to income, excise, franchise, sales, severance and withholding taxes.

Income & Franchise 

For income and franchise taxes, the extension applies to all taxpayers and paid tax preparers in Louisiana and Texas regardless of parish or county. The extended due date is June 15, 2021, for individual income, corporation income and franchise, fiduciary income, partnership and partnership composite tax returns and payments with original or extended due dates on or after Feb. 11, 2021, and before June 14, 2021.

Excise, Sales, Severance & Withholding 

For excise, sales, severance and withholding tax returns and payments due on or after Feb. 11, 2021, and on or before Feb. 28, 2021, the automatic extended due date is March 31, 2021. This extension is available to all individual and business taxpayers in Louisiana, regardless of parish of residence. 

The extension is available to individual and business taxpayers in Texas whose homes, principal places of business, critical tax records or paid tax preparers were located in areas designated by FEMA as eligible for both individual and public assistance. Read FEMA-4586-DR for Texas counties eligible for individual and public assistance.

Read Revenue Information Bulletin 21-007 for more information, including a list of all sales, severance and excise tax returns and payments eligible for this relief.

 

 

Portion of 2020 unemployment benefits exempt from Louisiana state income tax...Continue Reading

BATON ROUGE – The first $10,200 of unemployment benefits paid to Louisiana residents who received them in 2020 are exempt from Louisiana state income tax.  

The federal American Rescue Plan, signed into law on March 11, 2021, excludes from gross income the first $10,200 of unemployment benefits received in 2020 by taxpayers with incomes less than $150,000. The tax relief extends to individuals who received benefits through state unemployment insurance programs, including any increased benefits from the federal CARES Act and other federal relief legislation.  For state tax purposes, the first $10,200 of unemployment benefits will not be included in the calculation of adjusted gross income for Louisiana income tax.

For married couples filing jointly, the exclusion applies to the first $10,200 received by each spouse.

Louisiana taxpayers who have not yet filed their 2020 state income taxes should follow the instructions on the resident or non-resident state income tax return, depending on their residency status. Those who have filed their state taxes already will need to file an amended state return to reduce their Louisiana adjusted gross income by the appropriate amount. Those forms are available at www.revenue.louisiana.gov/forms

Read Revenue Information Bulletin 21-008 for more information.

 

State filing and payment deadlines extended for taxpayers affected by February winter storm...Continue Reading

 

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Revenue has granted automatic filing and payment extensions to individual and business taxpayers affected by severe winter weather in February. The extension applies to income, excise, franchise, sales, severance and withholding taxes.

 

Income & Franchise

 

For income and franchise taxes, the extension applies to all taxpayers and paid tax preparers in Louisiana and Texas regardless of parish or county. The extended due date is June 15, 2021, for individual income, corporation income and franchise, fiduciary income, partnership and partnership composite tax returns and payments with original or extended due dates on or after Feb. 11, 2021, and before June 14, 2021.

 

Excise, Sales, Severance & Withholding

 

For excise, sales, severance and withholding tax returns and payments due on or after Feb. 11, 2021, and on or before Feb. 28, 2021, the automatic extended due date is March 31, 2021. This extension is available to all individual and business taxpayers in Louisiana, regardless of parish of residence.

 

The extension is available to individual and business taxpayers in Texas whose homes, principal places of business, critical tax records or paid tax preparers were located in areas designated by FEMA as eligible for both individual and public assistance. Read FEMA-4586-DR for Texas counties eligible for individual and public assistance.

 

Read Revenue Information Bulletin 21-007 for more information, including a list of all sales, severance and excise tax returns and payments eligible for this relief.

 

 

Filing Dates

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06/21 Monday
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Prepaid Wireless Telecommunications 911 Service Charge
Hotel Occupancy Tax
Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority Food and Beverage Tax
Beer Tax
07/01 Thursday
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