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A new Engagement Cost Request tab has been added to the portal. This page will allow you to search for cost data for prior year engagements.
Welcome to the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's Local Government Reporting System
The Local Government Reporting System, also known as the CPA Portal, provides an online system for CPAs to submit reports and other required documents for local government entities. The use of this system is mandatory for all reports that the CPA is required to submit to the LLA.
To begin using the system, login using the Login link at the top right corner of the screen. If you do not see the engagement information for a report you are trying to submit, that means that there is not an approved engagement request on file. Please complete an
Engagement Approval Form
Engagement submission questions should be sent to
. Report submission questions, including resubmissions, should be sent to
The user guide and the latest version of the Financial Indicators Worksheet and the Act 87 Schedules are available below. (To download, right-click on the file link and choose Save link as.....)
User Guide (10/24/2022)
Financial Indicators Worksheet (12/02/2015)
Act 87 Collecting Disbursing Entity Schedule (02/2023)
Act 87 Receiving Entity Schedule (02/2023)
Our office will be closed for the following dates:
Thanksgiving Office Closure - Thursday, November 23rd - Friday, November 24th
Christmas Office Closure - Monday, December 25th - Tuesday, December 26th
New Years Office Closure - Monday, January1st - Tuesday, January 2nd
Reports for the 6/30/2023 FYE are due in our office by 11:59PM on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2024.
If received after that time, they will require a Late Finding.
If you have not done so, please submit 6/30/2023 FYE and all prior FYE engagement approval requests ASAP.
To submit an Extension Request, please go to the
Extension Request Form
page on our website.
There will be no technical assistance for engagement or report submissions during the times stated above. Please plan accordingly.
When submitting an Engagement Approval Request, the engagement agreements for the Audit, Single Audit, ARPA AUP or any other AUP (where applicable), with the exception of the SAUP, should be submitted as a single PDF attachment with the costs for each type combined for the Estimated Cost of Report. The SAUP engagement agreement may be included in the PDF with other agreements, but the costs should remain separate.
Statewide Agreed-Upon Procedures (SAUP) were reinstated for fiscal years ending on or after December 31, 2021 (see
Audit Risk Alert #37
). Every procedure is required to be tested every year. Beginning with reports submitted on or after March 31, 2023, auditors are required to report if any exceptions were found for each of the 14 procedures (see
Audit Risk Alert #50
). Exceptions will be collected in the Engagement Questions tab of the portal during the report submission process.
- Direct questions to Gayle Fransen at 225-339-3874 or
Engagement Approval Requests
- Send questions to
- Send questions to
- Direct questions to Tanya Forbes at 225-339-3820 or
- Direct questions to Keith Duke at 225-339-3920 or
is in effect for applicable agency types with 12/31/2020 FYE moving forward (See
Audit Risk Alert #35
addition has been made to an engagement agreement already approved by the LLA, please submit
a new engagement approval request containing the new engagement agreement. Questions may be sent to
Please submit engagement approval requests for all 2022 year end engaements, as
well as all other
engagements for FYE prior to 6/30/2023, at your earliest convenience.
Note: Engagements submitted for approval within 60 days of entity's FYE are considered timely.
Please include both the Audit and SAUP engagement agreements with costs in your engagement approval request.
In the event of inclement weather or other public emergency which may occur during a report submission due date, reports will be due on
the next business day that state offices are open. The media will notify the public of state office closures. An emergency extension may also be available.
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