Withholding requirements

Supplemental rate

The amount of withholding is determined in the same manner as the employee’s regular payroll. It does not matter if supplemental pay or vacation pay was included in the regular payroll or paid at a different time.

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)

Wage base



Employer tax rates ranging from 0.1% to 6.2%.

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New employers pay the average industry rate for Louisiana SUI based on industry and rates classification.


Minimum wage


Termination Pay

If an employee is fired or quits, they should receive termination pay by the next regular payday or no later than 15 days after the end of employment.

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New Hire Filing

Reporting deadline

Employers must report hiring, rehiring, and return to work within 20 days

Reporting by mail

Louisiana Directory of New Hires
P.O. Box 142513
Austin, TX 78714-2513

New hire reporting form

Child Support

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Centralized Collection Unit
P.O. Box 260222
Baton Rouge, LA 70826-0222


New employer registration

Local taxes


Reciprocal states


Disability insurance


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