State income tax filing begins Tuesday
BATON ROUGE- State income tax filing begins on Tuesday. Taxpayers are able to file their taxes on paper or electronically.
The average return time for returns filed electronically is up to 60 days. For paper returns, taxpayers should expect to wait about 12 to 14 weeks.
The Department of Revenue says that this year's focus is on safeguarding taxpayers against fraud. Over the past few years the department has implemented enhanced security measures to protect taxpayers.