Louisiana allows for a subtraction on your state return for retirement benefits from certain retirement systems such as LA State Employees Retirement Benefits, LA State Teachers Retirement Benefits, Federal Retirement Benefits, Other Retirement Systems.
Taxpayers age 65 or older: Up to $6,000 of your annual retirement income can be exempted from Louisiana tax if you file as Single, Head of Household, Married Filing Separately or as a Qualifying Widow(er).
If you file as Married Filing Jointly and you are both 65 or older, you are both allowed to exclude up to $6,000 each for annual retirement benefits received.
To make this manual entry, go to:
- State Section
- Subtractions from Income
- Retirement Benefits