Louisiana Married Filing Separately Tax Brackets
Tax Year: 2018 | Due Date: April 15, 2019
The Louisiana Married Filing Separately filing status tax brackets are shown in the table below. These income tax brackets and rates apply to Louisiana taxable income earned January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.
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Residents of Louisiana are also subject to federal income tax rates, and must generally file a federal income tax return by April 15, 2019. Read the Louisiana income tax tables for Married Filing Separately filers published inside the Form IT-540 Instructions booklet for more information.
What is the Louisiana Married Filing Separately income tax filing status?
There are five filing status available to Louisiana state taxpayers: Single, Married Filing Jointly, Married Filing Separately, Head of Household, and Qualifying Widow. These five filing status are visible as check boxes on both the IRS Form 1040 and the Louisiana Form IT-540.
Married Filing Separately is the filing type you select if you are married and chose to file a separate return from your spouse. Filing as Married Filing Separately generally results in paying higher federal and Louisiana state income tax rates compared to the other four filing statuses.
Married Filing Separately status tax payers in most states have a relatively lower standard deduction and fewer family oriented credits available to reduce their income tax liability.
Last updated: January 15, 2019