Louisiana (LA) Tax Rate

 

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marginal tax rateState income tax rates tend to be lower than federal tax rates. Thirty-two states have a progressive tax structure, which means taxpayers will owe different state tax rates based on their income and filing status.

What Are The Louisiana Tax Brackets?

Louisiana tax rates vary from 2 to 6%, depending upon marital status and income. Here is specific information from the Louisiana Department of Revenue.

The Louisiana tax brackets are as follows:

Tax Rate

Income Earned

Single, Married Filing Separately, or Head of Household
2% First $12,500
4% Next $37,500
6% Over $50,000
Married Filing Jointly or Qualified Surviving Spouse
2% First $25,000
4% Next $75,000
6% Over $100,000

(Source: Louisiana Department of Revenue)

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