Request a Tax Return

How would you like to file your Individual Income Tax return?


Option 1:

Louisiana File Online

ABSOLUTELY FREE. File online using the Department’s e-file application to reduce long delays and eliminate postage.
Using Louisiana File Online and direct deposit, you can receive your refund within 21 days.

File Online

Option 2:

Download PDF

Download a PDF version of the return and instructions from the department’s website.
You will need to print and mail your finished return to the department.
Processing time for paper returns will be 12-16 weeks from the date the return was mailed.


Download PDF

Option 3:

Request a Booklet to be Mailed

Request an Individual Income Tax Return Booklet to be mailed to your home address.
Mailed booklets are identical to the PDF version (Option 2). You will need to mail your finished return to the department.
Processing time for paper returns will be 12-16 weeks from the date the return was mailed.