Membership Categories+Dues

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LCPA is dedicated to providing the best in professional education, networking opportunities, and resources to help all members make sense of a changing and complex world. Whether just starting out or approaching retirement, we're here to help you along every step of your evolving career.

LCPA's membership year runs May 1 through April 30.* 


CPA Members

Includes current CPA Active (licensed), Inactive CPA, or Retired CPA with a valid CPA certificate (in good standing with the State Board). Your membership category is based on your current position or the type of industry in which you work.

Public Accounting – Sole Practitioner$260
Public Accounting – CPA Firm Partner, Shareholder, Attorney, LLC Member$260
Public Accounting – Manager, Staff$245
Public Accounting – CPA Firm Administrator$245
Industry – Business Owner, Partner, Shareholder, Attorney, LLC Member$260
Industry – Management (CEO, CFO, CAO, Controller, Manager, DeptHead) $245
Industry – Staff $215
Education – Dean, Professor, Instructor$245
Government$245
Nonprofit$245
Out of State (resides outside of Louisiana)$155
Family/Employment Leave (subject to approval)
Members on family or employment leave from their professional position in excess of six months may qualify for reduced dues of $175 until the member resumes active status. This option is subject to approval and annual renewal.
$175
Retired (full-time from active status)
A member must be retired full-time from active status in any profession or business, whether or not related to an accounting function. The reduction in dues shall cease when the member resumes active full-time or part-time status.
$110
*Annual dues are payable June 30. After June 30, all member benefits, including CPE discounts, will be unavailable until dues are paid. Dues paid after August 31 are subject to a $50 late fee. Membership will be terminated if not paid in full by November 1. 

Students+Candidates 

LCPA also offers affiliate categories for future CPAs. Affiliates do not have voting rights but do qualify for other benefits such as discounted CPE and CPA Exam Prep discounts.

Exam Candidates
Individuals who have graduated from college and are studying/sitting for Uniform CPA Exam, or have passed the Uniform CPA Exam and are working toward meeting the experience requirement for licensure; subject to renewal
free
Students
Enrolled in a Louisiana college working toward the 150-hour requirement to become a CPA; this is a dual membership in LCPA and the American Institute of CPAs; subject to renewal
free

Does your employer pay for your membership?

Many do! If you're not sure whether your firm/company has already arranged to pay for your membership, please check with your administrator or contact Reagan Robert to avoid duplicate payments. If your organization would like simplified billing to renew membership for all CPAs on staff, contact our Member Support Team at 504.464.1040 or info@lcpa.org.