Louisiana taxpayers are encouraged to file state taxes online . But they can also download paper tax forms from the revenue department website or file returns through other tax preparation software. Updated printed forms will not be available until Jan. 29.
If someone is due a refund, the revenue department says that will generally take about 60 days from the filing date if returns are submitted electronically or 14 weeks if returns are filed on paper.
The deadline to file individual income tax returns with the state is May 15.