Questions about membership? Contact:

Shannon Kelly

Change Your Membership Type

Are you currently an LCPA member (or non-member) and need to change your membership type? Fill out this Membership Type Change Request Form. We’ll make the updates and notify you of the next steps. Check out our membership categories and email Shannon Kelly with any questions.

  1. Access to High-Quality CPE at Member Discounts
  2. LCPA’s CPE program provides you with hundreds of educational opportunities -- all at substantial member discounts. Whether you’re in industry, public practice, government, or education, you can choose from seminars, workshops and conferences, self-study and in-house courses, and chapter-sponsored CPE events to improve your professional and personal development. We also extend the member discount on CPE to your non-CPA staff members.

    LCPA distributes our monthly In the Know CPE catalogs via mail and email to help you select the course topics, dates and locations that best serve your professional and educational needs. Individual brochures are also mailed featuring workshops, conferences and other special CPE events.

  3. Networking & Leadership Opportunities
  4. Networking is indispensable and key to your success. As an LCPA member, you have a wide-range of opportunities to network with your fellow CPAs. Involvement in local chapter activities and statewide committees and task forces enable you to network with other members who share your ideas, interests, and concerns. These opportunities build valuable leadership skills and lifetime friendships. LCPA is one of the few state CPA societies to reimburse committee members for most expenses related to volunteer service.

  5. State Chapter Membership at No Extra Cost
  6. LCPA is comprised of nine geographic chapters. Chapter-sponsored activities (monthly meetings, programs for industry members, CPE, social events) allow you to conveniently network with colleagues.

  7. Savings on Products & Services You Need
  8. Take advantage of several outstanding member discount programs. Save on everything from CPE to document destruction to office supplies and everyday products and services to make your personal and professional life easier. CPAs look to the bottom line, and there’s no reason that you can’t be the one saving money.

  9. Lagniappe Member Magazine Delivered the Way You Like
  10. You’ll stay current on the issues affecting the CPA profession through LCPA’s print and online publications. Published nine times a year, the Society’s magazine, Lagniappe, brings members the latest technical and professional developments along with legislative updates. Choose to receive it in print, digitally, or both.

  11. Tax Alerts to Keep You Up to Date
  12. One of the most valuable LCPA services, Tax Alerts which provide "real-time” technical information. Distributed via email and posted online, Tax Alerts keep you informed of the latest tax interpretations affecting your practice and answer any questions regarding federal, state and local tax issues throughout the year.

  13. Advocacy to Preserve the Integrity of the CPA Designation
  14. The LCPA has built and maintained strong alliances with key organizations for the mutual benefit of all parties involved. Ongoing relationships with the State Board of CPAs of Louisiana, Internal Revenue Service, Louisiana Department of Revenue, and Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office help the LCPA keep up-to-date with new developments affecting business and the CPA profession. LCPA has organized a list of key LDR and IRS contacts to make communication easier.

  15. Career Resources to Keep You on the Path to Success
  16. Get access to resumes and job postings. LCPA members can post their resume to their record and customize the preferences. LCPA's classifieds remain one of the top-visited pages on our website listing job openings. Whether you're looking to find a job or fill a position, we can help.

  17. Peer Review to Maintain High Standards
  18. The Society administers the AICPA Peer Review program in which member firms who provide audit, compilation, and review services are required to participate. LCPA’s Peer Review Program promotes and maintains high professional standards while helping firms to enhance the quality of their practices.

  19. Meeting Room Facility Rental
  20. Your CPA Society has the perfect location for your next meeting, office party or training session. The Society’s classroom facilities are available to rent for daytime gatherings on days when CPE courses are not held. Enjoy the comfortable atmosphere at member-discounted rates.

  21. Support Staff Whenever You Need Us
  22. LCPA staff serves as your advocate. Our professional and friendly staff is committed to giving members the best value for their membership investment. LCPA members have easy access to qualified senior staff to answer technical questions. Executive Director & CEO Ron Gitz assists members with issues related to the profession and serves as a liaison with state and federal agencies.

Membership Categories & Dues

Annual dues are billed May 1 and are payable June 30. Dues paid after June 30 are subject to a $30 late fee. After June 30, CPE discounts will no longer apply until dues are paid. Members not paid by Aug. 31 are subject to a $50 late fee. Membership will be terminated if not paid in full by Nov 1.


CPAs or individuals who have passed the CPA exam.

Category Dues
Public Accounting – Sole Practitioner $245
Public Accounting – CPA Firm Partner, Shareholder, Attorney, LLC Member $245
Public Accounting – Manager, Staff $230
Public Accounting – CPA Firm Administrator $230
Industry – Business Owner, Partner, Shareholder, Attorney, LLC Member $245
Industry – Management (CEO, CFO, CAO, Controller, Manager, Department Head) $230
Industry – Staff $200
Education – Dean, Professor, Instructor $230
Government $230
Nonprofit $230
Out of State (resides outside of LA) $140
Family/Employment Leave (subject to approval)

Members on family or employment leave from their professional position in excess of six months may pay reduced dues of $160 until the member resumes active status. This option is subject to approval and annual renewal.

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.



Enrolled in a Louisiana college working toward the 150-hour requirement to become a CPA



Individuals who have graduated from college and are studying/sitting for Uniform CPA Exam, or have passed the Uniform CPA Exam after 6/18/99 and are working toward meeting the experience requirement for licensure.