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Louisiana State Agencies and Forms


MINIMUM WAGE  (Effective 7/24/09)

Minimum Wage $7.25

Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee) $2.13

Maximum Tip Credit $5.12



Louisiana Department of Revenue - Click here

Louisiana Workforce Commission - Click here



Unemployment Insurance  
Taxable Wage Base ($)   7,700 for 2016, 2015 and 2014
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)   1.22% to 3.04% based upon industry and rates classification
UI Tax Rate  Min - Max (% Taxable Wages)   0.10 - 6.2
Volutary Contribution Permitted
Period Effective
  Calendar Year 2016




Louisiana Income Tax Withholding

Employers must withhold state income tax from employees' wages and remit the amounts withheld to the Division of Revenue.

Wage Withhoding: Tables

Supplemental Wage / Bonus Rate: No Provision

Employers that pay wages must withhold taxes from wages paid to both residents and nonresidents working in Louisiana. In addition nonresident employers are required to withhold income taxes from employees who live and work in the state.


Employee Deduction: None

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