The state of Louisiana has made the following tax law changes for tax year 2018:
- Certain healthcare professionals may claim a credit, recently renamed as Small Town Health Professionals Credit. This credit is applicable to certified primary care physicians, dentists, and primary care nurse practitioners who are licensed in certain areas of Louisiana. To qualify for this credit in 2018 you must have applied with the Louisiana Department of Health by November 30,2018. Additionally, to claim this credit you must attach a copy of the certificate letter to your return when filing.
- Louisiana Credit for conversion of a vehicle to alternative fuel has been changed to a nonrefundable credit. Clean-burning motor vehicles are eligible for a credit of 10% of the vehicles cost or $2,500, whichever is less. Conversions and fueling stations are eligible for a credit of 30% of the cost.
You can read more about the tax law changes for Louisiana here.