Louisiana State W-2 Reporting Requirements

Does Louisiana Require State W-2 Reporting?

Yes, Louisiana does require state W-2 reporting even if there was no state tax withholding.

How Must Louisiana State W-2 Reporting be Filed?

Louisiana accepts paper filing and e-filing.

However, employers submitting 50 or more Forms W-2 are required to file electronically.

What are the Forms and Due Dates for Louisiana State W-2 Reporting?

In addition to Form W-2, Louisiana requires Form L-3Transmittal of Withholding Tax Statements to be filed.

Forms W-2 and L-3 are due by January 31.

What are the W-2 penalties for Louisiana?

The late filing or failure to file penalty for Louisiana is $5 per form, not to exceed $7,500.

See the Louisiana Withholding Tax FAQ for more information.

What is the Responsible State Filing Agency?

Louisiana Department of Revenue
617 N. Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
(855) 307-3893

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