New employees must complete Employee Withholding Exemption Certificate (L-4).
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)
Employer tax rates ranging from 0.1% to 6.2%.
New employers pay the average industry rate for Louisiana SUI based on industry and rates classification.
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.
New Hire Filing
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
Centralized Collection Unit
P.O. Box 260222
Baton Rouge, LA 70826-0222
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