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Taxpayer can register on-line using the LDR e-Services Website
Usually it will take 3-4 days depending on type of transactions.
Taxpayer can click on “Forgot my Password” and after answering question, an E-mail will be sent to him with this information.
Taxpayer can change their password online. If they require help, LDR agent can reset the password.
LDR agent can reset the password.
The taxpayer can make online corrections.
Taxpayer can amend any return filed electronically online.
Returns will continue to be mailed to the taxpayer unless he request they be stopped.
Yes, you can amend returns that were filed manually if that return is listed.
Yes, You can file your return manually, however, if you are mandated to file Electronic payments you must contact LDR to arrange for Fed Wire or other alternatives to prevent penalty.
If possible use the “Contact Us” function on the Website. If not call LDR for assistance.
No grace period is given for online filers. Returns must be filed online on the due date to prevent penalties or interest.
No. Taxpayer can download a Penalty Waiver request form from our LDR Website. He must complete the form and mail it to the PO Box 201 Baton Rouge LA 70821 address.
No. If the return is correct and the payment is made no other charges will be made. The date we will use as the mail date is the submitted date.
The bill was scheduled to go out before the payment was processed.
LaTAP can be discontinued online.
Addresses can be added or changed online using the edit feature.
If taxpayer provides enough information to assure that he has the authority to access the account then the LDR agent can give out this information.
All links are in blue letters and are underlined. Look on front page of Sales return in LaTap and you will see Schedule A.
Payments submitted for a particular filing period are not posted to the account until the associated return has been received and processed. Withholding payments are not posted to the account until 3 days after the due date of the return.
If there are was a 0 payment submitted in registration, then the authorization would not be emailed.
In addition to these FAQs, there is a LaTAP demonstration video available to introduce LaTAP users to the basic functions available in LaTAP. View the demo at: LaTAP Demo
Yes, returns will continue to be mailed to you unless you request that they are stopped.
Every return, payment, or account change that you submit to the Department via LaTAP is referred to as a “request”. You use the “request” link to view a list of all requests waiting to be processed and all completed requests.
Yes, you can file your return on paper. However, if you are mandated to pay electronically, you must contact LDR to arrange for an EFT or other alternatives to prevent any penalties.
No. You may download a Penalty Waiver request form (R-20128) from the LDR website. It must be completed and mailed to LDR at PO Box 201, Baton Rouge, LA 70821.
After logging into LaTAP, select the “my profile” link to open your LaTAP user profile. On this profile page, use the "Cancel My Online Access" button. If you change your mind later and decide that you want to access your accounts in LaTAP again, you will have to complete a new LaTAP registration and select a new login id.
Contact the Department of Revenue via email at Business Louisiana Taxpayer Access Point(LaTAP) Inquiries or call (225) 219-2203.
If possible, use the "Contact Us" link at the top of any LDR page or click this link to submit an email: Web Site Technical Questions, Comments, Or Suggestions.
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