Overview

State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana

The State Board of CPAs of Louisiana is a state agency. CPAs, like other licensed professions, are licensed by state government. The Louisiana legislature, similar to legislatures in all other states, has established a state board of accountancy to license and regulate CPAs in the public interest.

The legislative purpose of the State Board is to administer and enforce the Louisiana Accountancy Act.  By doing so, the Board acts in the public interest. The Board, like other licensing boards of Louisiana, has functions and powers that are similar to each branch of government.  Read more here

State Board of CPA's - Louisiana

The Board's website is designed to:

  • Assist CPAs in complying with Louisiana accountancy law and regulation
  • Inform the public, clients, and employers of CPAs, and users of financial statements and accountant reports about Board functions, powers, and duties
  • Give CPA exam candidates, students, and college accounting departments details on the educational and licensing requirements, and
  • Provide information to researchers, sponsors of continuing education and other interested persons

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Recent News

April 01, 2014
Board Office Closures

The State Board office will be closed in observance of Good Friday on April 18, 2014 and Memorial Day on May 26, … Continue reading

FAQ's

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Becoming a CPA

What is the 150 hour requirement?

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