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Louisiana Payroll Tax and Labor Laws
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There is no state-mandated minimum wage law in Louisiana. Louisiana follows the federal minimum wage standard of $7.25 per hour.
Louisiana Wage and Hour Laws
Louisiana does not have a state-mandated minimum wage.
Louisiana Payroll for Employers
In general, Louisiana employers are not required to pay wages at any prescribed frequency. Employers that fail to designate specific paydays, however, must pay wages on the first and 16th days of the month or as near to those days as possible.
All employees are covered, except those specifically exempt by statute; among those exempt are certain agricultural employees.
Taxable Wage Base ($000s): 7,700
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages) 1.16 - 2.89
Louisiana Income Tax Withholding
Employers must withhold state income tax from employees' wages and remit the amounts withheld to the Division of Revenue.
Employers that pay wages must withhold taxes from wages paid to both residents and non-residents working in Louisiana. In addition, nonresident employers are required to withhold income taxes from employees who live and work in the state.
Employer Right to Schedule Voting Hours No
Pay Deduction for Voting Time Leave No
Louisiana has no state voting law.
Louisiana State Tax Resources
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