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Louisiana Tax Tables 2020 - Tax Rates and Thresholds in Louisiana

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This page contains the tax table information used for the calculation of tax and payroll deductions in Louisiana in 2020. These tax tables are used for the tax and payroll calculators published on iCalculator™ US, these tools are provided for your free use on our website. If you would like additional tax table information added to the tax calculators for Louisiana or would like to add to or suggest amendments to the information herein then please contact us.

Louisiana State Income Tax Tables in 2020

The Income tax rates and personal allowances in Louisiana are updated annually with new tax tables published for Resident and Non-resident taxpayers. The Tax tables below include the tax rates, thresholds and allowances included in the Louisiana Tax Calculator 2020.

Louisiana provides a standard Personal Exemption tax deduction of $ 4,500.00 in 2020 per qualifying filer and $ 1,000.00 per qualifying dependent(s), this is used to reduce the amount of income that is subject to tax in 2020.

Louisiana Single Filer Tax Tables

Louisiana Residents State Income Tax Tables for Single Filers in 2020
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
2%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 12,500.00
4%Income from $ 12,500.01 to $ 50,000.00
6%Income from $ 50,000.01 and above

Louisiana Married (Joint) Filer Tax Tables

Louisiana Residents State Income Tax Tables for Married (Joint) Filers in 2020
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
2%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 25,000.00
4%Income from $ 25,000.01 to $ 100,000.00
6%Income from $ 100,000.01 and above

Louisiana Married (separate) Filer Tax Tables

Louisiana Residents State Income Tax Tables for Married (separate) Filers in 2020
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
2%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 12,500.00
4%Income from $ 12,500.01 to $ 50,000.00
6%Income from $ 50,000.01 and above

Louisiana Head of Household Filer Tax Tables

Louisiana Residents State Income Tax Tables for Head of Household Filers in 2020
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
2%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 12,500.00
4%Income from $ 12,500.01 to $ 50,000.00
6%Income from $ 50,000.01 and above

Louisiana Widower Filer Tax Tables

Louisiana Residents State Income Tax Tables for Widower Filers in 2020
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
2%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 12,500.00
4%Income from $ 12,500.01 to $ 50,000.00
6%Income from $ 50,000.01 and above

Federal Income Tax Tables in 2020

Federal Single Filer Tax Tables

The federal standard deduction for a Single Filer in 2020 is $ 12,400.00.

The federal federal allowance for Over 65 years of age Single Filer in 2020 is $ 1,650.00

Louisiana Residents State Income Tax Tables for Single Filers in 2020
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
10%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 9,875.00
12%Income from $ 9,875.01 to $ 40,125.00
22%Income from $ 40,125.01 to $ 85,525.00
24%Income from $ 85,525.01 to $ 163,300.00
32%Income from $ 163,300.01 to $ 207,350.00
35%Income from $ 207,350.01 to $ 518,400.00
37%Income from $ 518,400.01 and above

Federal Married (Joint) Filer Tax Tables

The federal standard deduction for a Married (Joint) Filer in 2020 is $ 24,800.00.

The federal federal allowance for Over 65 years of age Married (Joint) Filer in 2020 is $ 1,300.00

Louisiana Residents State Income Tax Tables for Married (Joint) Filers in 2020
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
10%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 19,750.00
12%Income from $ 19,750.01 to $ 80,250.00
22%Income from $ 80,250.01 to $ 171,050.00
24%Income from $ 171,050.01 to $ 326,600.00
32%Income from $ 326,600.01 to $ 414,700.00
35%Income from $ 414,700.01 to $ 622,050.00
37%Income from $ 622,050.01 and above

Federal Married (separate) Filer Tax Tables

The federal standard deduction for a Married (separate) Filer in 2020 is $ 12,400.00.

The federal federal allowance for Over 65 years of age Married (separate) Filer in 2020 is $ 1,300.00

Louisiana Residents State Income Tax Tables for Married (separate) Filers in 2020
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
10%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 9,875.00
12%Income from $ 9,875.01 to $ 40,125.00
22%Income from $ 40,125.01 to $ 85,525.00
24%Income from $ 85,525.01 to $ 163,300.00
32%Income from $ 163,300.01 to $ 207,350.00
35%Income from $ 207,350.01 to $ 311,025.00
37%Income from $ 311,025.01 and above

Federal Head of Household Filer Tax Tables

The federal standard deduction for a Head of Household Filer in 2020 is $ 18,350.00.

The federal federal allowance for Over 65 years of age Head of Household Filer in 2020 is $ 1,650.00

Louisiana Residents State Income Tax Tables for Head of Household Filers in 2020
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
10%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 14,100.00
12%Income from $ 14,100.01 to $ 53,700.00
22%Income from $ 53,700.01 to $ 85,500.00
24%Income from $ 85,500.01 to $ 163,300.00
32%Income from $ 163,300.01 to $ 207,350.00
35%Income from $ 207,350.01 to $ 518,400.00
37%Income from $ 518,400.01 and above

Federal Widower Filer Tax Tables

The federal standard deduction for a Widower Filer in 2020 is $ 24,800.00.

The federal federal allowance for Over 65 years of age Widower Filer in 2020 is $ 1,300.00

Louisiana Residents State Income Tax Tables for Widower Filers in 2020
Personal Income Tax Rates and Thresholds (Annual)
Tax RateTaxable Income Threshold
10%Income from $ 0.000.00to $ 19,750.00
12%Income from $ 19,750.01 to $ 80,250.00
22%Income from $ 80,250.01 to $ 171,050.00
24%Income from $ 171,050.01 to $ 326,600.00
32%Income from $ 326,600.01 to $ 414,700.00
35%Income from $ 414,700.01 to $ 622,050.00
37%Income from $ 622,050.01 and above

Louisiana: Federal EITC(Earned Income Tax Credits) Rates and Thresholds in 2020

Note: you must be between the ages of 25 and 65 to claim EITC in 2020 unless you have 1 or more children.

EITC Tables for Unmarried Taxpayers (single and head of household filers) in 2020
ElementNumber of Children
0123
Credit rate7.65%34%40%45%
Earned income amount$ 7,030.00$ 10,540.00$ 14,800.00$ 14,800.00
Maximum credit amount$ 538.00$ 3,584.00$ 5,920.00$ 6,660.00
Phaseout amount threshold$ 8,790.00$ 19,330.00$ 19,330.00$ 19,330.00
7.65%15.98%21.06%21.06%
EITC Tables for Married taxpayers (married filing jointly, Qualifying Widow(er)) in 2020
ElementNumber of Children
0123
Credit rate7.65%34%40%45%
Earned income amount$ 7,840.00$ 11,750.00$ 16,510.00$ 16,510.00
Maximum credit amount$ 538.00$ 3,584.00$ 5,920.00$ 6,660.00
Phaseout amount threshold$ 14,800.00$ 19,330.00$ 19,330.00$ 19,330.00
Phaseout rate7.65%15.98%21.06%21.06%

Louisiana: Federal FICA Rates in 2020

Louisiana Social Security in 2020: Rates for Employers and Employees
Social security categoryEmployeeEmployerTotal
Social Security6.2%6.2%12.4%
Medicare1.45%1.45%2.9%
Additional Medicare0.9%0%0.9%
Federal Unemployment Taxes (FUTA)0%6%6%
Louisiana Social Security in 2020: Earnings Thresholds for Employers and Employees
Social security categoryEmployeeEmployer
Min.Max.Min.Max.
Social Securityn/a$ 137,700.00n/a$ 137,700.00
Medicaren/an/an/an/a
Additional Medicare$ 200,000.00n/an/an/a
Federal Unemployment Taxes (FUTA)n/an/an/a$ 7,000.00

Louisiana: Federal Retirement Plan Thresholds in 2020

Federal Retirement Plan Types and Thresholds in 2020
Retirment Plan typeStandardOver 50 Catch Up
401(k), 403(b), SARSEP, and 457 plans$ 19,500.00$ 6,500.00
SIMPLE plans$ 13,500.00$ 3,000.00

2020 Tax Calculator for Louisiana

The 2020 tax rates and thresholds for both the Louisiana State Tax Tables and Federal Tax Tables are comprehensively integrated into the Louisiana Tax Calculator for 2020. This tool is freely available and is designed to help you accurately estimate your 2021 tax return.

Historic Tax Tables supported for Louisiana

The following tax tables are supported by iCalculator™ US as part of the suite of free tax tools available in the US Tax HUB we provide for Louisiana.