Form R-2868 Application for Extension of Time to File Louisiana Individual Income Tax

Form R-2868 Application for Extension of Time to File Louisiana Individual Income Tax

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Form R-2868 Application for Extension of Time to File Louisiana Individual Income Tax

 

INSTRUCTIONS: APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE LOUISIANA INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX (Form R-2868)

 

 

Louisiana residents filing their taxes singly or jointly who are unable to complete their tax returns in time may submit an application seeking an extension to file these documents. This extension only concerns the forms. You are still required to submit payment on the state due date. This form may be obtained from the website of the Louisiana Department Of Revenue. 

 

Application For Extension Of Time To File Louisiana Individual Income Tax R-2868 Step 1: The top half of this form is a worksheet used to calculate how much you owe. On line one, enter the amount owed for the preceding year. You may use an IT-540ES form to perform these calculations or enter an estimated amount. Enter this amount rounded to the nearest whole dollar.

 

Application For Extension Of Time To File Louisiana Individual Income Tax R-2868 Step 2: On line two, enter the total tax paid in the form of withheld wages.

 

Application For Extension Of Time To File Louisiana Individual Income Tax R-2868 Step 3: On line three, enter the combined total of overpayment credits from previous years, estimated payments already made or composite partnership payments submitted on your behalf.

 

Application For Extension Of Time To File Louisiana Individual Income Tax R-2868 Step 4: Combine lines two and three. Enter the total on line four.

 

Application For Extension Of Time To File Louisiana Individual Income Tax R-2868 Step 5: Subtract line four from line one to determine your total income tax balance due. Enter this in line five.

 

Application For Extension Of Time To File Louisiana Individual Income Tax R-2868 Step 6: Separate the bottom half of the form on the dotted line. This is the only part of this form that will be submitted to the Louisiana Department of Revenue.

 

Application For Extension Of Time To File Louisiana Individual Income Tax R-2868 Step 7: Enter your full name, address and Social Security number. Include your spouse's name and Social Security number if you intend on filing jointly. 

 

Application For Extension Of Time To File Louisiana Individual Income Tax R-2868 Step 8: Enter the amount of the payment enclosed with this form. Enter the date on which your fiscal year ended and the date up to six months from now until which you are seeking a filing extension.


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