§300.6. Louisiana taxable income of resident estate or trust
A. Definition. "Louisiana taxable income" of a resident estate or trust means the
taxable income of the estate or trust determined in accordance with federal law for the same
taxable year, as specifically modified by the provisions contained in Subsection B of this
Section, less a federal income tax deduction to be computed following the provisions of R.S.
47:287.83 and 287.85.
B. Modification. For purposes of this Section, federal taxable income shall be
modified by adding or subtracting the items set forth below:
(1) There shall be added to federal taxable income, unless already included therein:
(a) Interest on obligations of a state or political or municipal subdivision thereof,
other than Louisiana and its municipalities, title to which obligations vested with the resident
estate, trust, or fiduciary on or subsequent to January 1, 1980.
(b) Net income taxes paid to any state or political or municipal subdivision thereof
within the taxable year.
(c) Repealed by Acts 1998, No. 61, §2.
(2) There shall be subtracted from federal taxable income, unless already excluded
(a) Any income that is exempt from taxation under the laws of Louisiana or that
Louisiana is prohibited from taxing by the constitution or laws of the United States.
(b) Deductions from gross income or depletion.
(i) In computing net income in the case of oil and gas wells, there shall be allowed
as a deduction cost depletion as defined under federal law or percentage depletion as
provided for in Item (ii) whichever is greater.
(ii) In the case of oil and gas wells, the percentage depletion provided for in Item (i)
shall be twenty-two percent of gross income from the property during the taxable year,
excluding from such gross income an amount equal to any rents or royalties paid or incurred
by the taxpayer in respect of the property. Such allowance shall not exceed fifty percent of
the net income of the taxpayer, computed without allowance for depletion from the property.
In determining net income from the property, federal income taxes shall be considered an
(c) An exemption amount, that when combined with the federal exemption amounts
allowed under 26 U.S.C. 642(b) used to calculate federal taxable income, would total two
thousand five hundred dollars.
(d) The amount of the exclusion provided for in R.S. 47:297.3 for S Bank
Acts 1996, No. 41, §1, eff. for taxable periods beginning after Dec. 31, 1996; Acts
1998, No. 61, §§1, 2, eff. for taxable periods beginning after Dec. 31, 1997; Acts 2000, No.
40, §1, eff. for taxable periods beginning after Dec. 31, 2000; Acts 2002, No. 30, §1, eff. for
taxable periods beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2003; Acts 2016, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 30, §1.
NOTE: FOR TAXABLE PERIODS BEGINNING PRIOR TO JAN. 1, 1998, THE
TAX SHALL BE AS REQUIRED BY LAW PRIOR TO JAN. 1, 1997.