Are you waiting on a Louisiana State Tax refund? I have good news for you. The State of Louisiana Department of Revenue started issuing refunds last Friday. Yes your check is in the mail.

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There were delays in the issue of refund checks due to security measures used to fight tax fraud. According to the LDR has prevented over $11 million in fraudulent tax returns with their anti fraud initiative. If you filed early you could be receiving your check. LDR Spokeswoman Kizzy Payton told WWL that so far over 763,000 tax returns have been filed. The state averages 1.9 million electronic refunds each year.

You can check the status of your refund with a few details from your tax refund.