Louisiana Tax Forms 2017
Printable State IT-540 And IT-540B Tax Form and Instructions

Printable Louisiana (LA) state income tax form IT-540 and IT-540B must be postmarked by May 15, 2018 in order to avoid penalties and late fees. Printable Louisiana state tax forms for the current tax year will be based on income earned between January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. The Louisiana income tax rate for 2017 is progressive from a low of 2% to a high of 6%. The LA state tax table can be found below the IT-540 instructions booklet PDF.

Louisiana income tax forms preparation begins with the completion of your IRS federal income tax forms. Some of the Louisiana state income tax forms require information from your IRS federal income tax return, for example. We have organized the free IRS printable tax forms under the headings 1040EZ, 1040A, 1040, and subsets of 1040. If you have not done so already, please begin with your 1040EZ, 1040A or 1040 using the links above, or on the left side navigation.

2017 Louisiana IT-540 Tax Form and Instructions

Form IT-540 (fillable)
Form IT-540 Instructions
Louisiana Tax Table

2017 Louisiana IT-540B Nonresident Tax Form and Instructions

Form IT-540B (fillable)
Form IT-540B Instructions

Frequently Required Schedules, Vouchers, Requests:
540CU R - Resident Consumer Use Tax
540CU-NR - Nonresident Consumer Use Tax
IT-540ES instructions - 2016 Estimated Tax Voucher
R-1035 - Consumer Use Tax Return and Payment Coupon
R-210R instructions - 2016 Underpayment Penalty Worksheet
R-6505 - Income Tax Name and Address Change Form

List of all printable LA state income tax forms.

Click any Louisiana state income tax form title above to download, view, print, and save as a PDF file. The PDF file format allows you to safely print, prepare, and mail in your state tax forms. The Louisiana Department of Revenue will expect your 2017 income tax forms to be printed on high quality printers. Today's laser, bubble-jet, or ink-jet printers are generally acceptable. Color printing is not required, however, we recommend that you read the first few pages of the IT-540 or IT-540B instructions book for updates regarding the printing of your state tax forms.

Louisiana State Income Tax Refund Status

To check the status of your IT-540 or IT-540B income tax refund online, visit the Louisiana Department of Revenue website and use their Where's My Refund service. Louisiana Department of Revenue states that you can expect to receive your refund within 3 weeks if you efile compared to 8-10 weeks if filing on paper. Paper refund checks will usually be issued within two weeks. To retrieve the status of your LA income tax refund for 2017 you will need the following information:

  • Social Security Number
  • Tax Year
  • Filing Status
  • Refund Amount

The requested information must match what was submitted on your IT-540 or IT-540B state income tax forms for the current year. The Louisiana Department of Revenue refund lookup service can be used to query the income tax years 2015, 2016, 2017. Contact the Louisiana Department of Revenue service center by phone or mail if you are having trouble using the service.

Last updated: November 18, 2017