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Louisiana State Agencies and Forms


LOUISIANA MINIMUM WAGE  (Effective 7/24/09)

Minimum Wage $7.25

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Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee) $2.13

Maximum Tip Credit $5.12


Louisiana Department of Revenue - Click here

Louisiana Workforce Commission - Click here

No state minimu wage law. Federal minimum wage requirement apply.


Unemployment Insurance in Louisiana:
Taxable Wage Base in 2017 (Unchanged from 2016)
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)
  1.23 - 3.07
UI Rate - Min - Max  in 2017 (% Taxable Wages)
  0.1 - 6.2
Voluntary Contribution Permitted   Yes
Employee Deduction   None
Period Effective   Calendar Year 2017


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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