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State To Increase Tax On Workers' Paychecks

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Louisiana is taking more taxes out of workers’ paychecks. The state constitution allows for it, if the federal government lowers their tax brackets, which they did last month.  Baton Rouge area CPA Brandon LaGarde says it won’t be that drastic of a change.

 

The state tax wage adjustment is automatic as it is built into the Louisiana Constitution.  LaGarde says your employer has nothing to do with the change.

 

LaGarde says the federal tax break outweighs the state’s updated tax withholding tables, meaning you still take home more than you did last year.