State Board of CPAs of Louisiana
601 Poydras Street, Suite 1770
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Phone: (504) 566-1244 ext 107
Fax: (504) 566-1252
The board has no formal sponsor registration requirements. Self-study courses developed by or registered with the AICPA, NASBA or a State Society of CPAs are acceptable as continuing education. Professional Education Services, LP (PES) is registered with NASBA (#103592) on the National Registry of CPE sponsors and has issued credits in the state of Louisiana without any problems.
Credits granted for PES courses are based on the AICPA and NASBA statement of standards which grant 1 CPE credit for every 50-minutes of study time. Louisiana recognizes the same credit measurement for "interactive" self-study courses. For a course to be deemed "interactive" it must be from a CPE sponsor that is registered with NASBA. PES is a NASBA registered sponsor.
Accounting and Auditing, Consulting, Taxation, Management, Specialized Knowledge and Applications, Personal Development, and Professional Ethics. The responsibility for substantiating that a particular program is acceptable and meets the requirements rests solely upon the registrant.
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY SYNOPSIS: The fields of study specifically listed by the Board can all be equated to a NASBA field of study. Therefore all fields of study noted on PES certificates of completion can be reported on the Louisiana CPE renewal form.
If you have any questions regarding your CPE requirements, please call PES at 1-800-990-2731 or your State board. PLEASE NOTE: Since state board regulations are constantly changing, the information contained here is deemed reliable however it is not guaranteed. We encourage you to contact your state board to answer any questions and confirm or clarify any requirements listed here. Information updated 07/13.2021.