Let LADA help you ACCELERATE into 2021 with our new educational webinar series. Throughout the year, we will offer you and your staff numerous opportunities to hear from industry experts across all sectors. Don't sit idle and let your business lag behind in growth and expertise. Register for an upcoming episode(s) below and be on the lookout for more on the series!











WEBINAR ARCHIVE

ACCELERATE SERIES EPISODE 3: CONTINUING TO ANSWER YOUR BIGGEST REG & TITLE QUESTIONS
Original air date: Tuesday, April 13 & Wednesday, April 14
Presented by: Dealertrack Registration & Title

The third installment of our Accelerate Education Series focused on the importance of understanding costly trade scenarios like coming into the state, military transfers, and acts of donation. The Dealertrack Registration & Title team provided insight on the required funds and documentation for each transaction, helping to ensure your dealership avoids unwanted fees and penalties.


ACCELERATE SERIES EPISODE 2: PROTECTING YOUR DEALERSHIP FROM TODAY'S CYBER THREATS 

Date: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Presented by: 
Cyber Defense Labs

You keep your physical inventory well secured, but what are you doing to protect your network? A successful cyber attack is capable of paralyzing your business operations and locking you out of your own systems for several days or more. That can mean no sales, services, access to computers and customer data, and no accepting payments and orders.




ACCELERATE SERIES EPISODE 1: YOUR BIGGEST REG & TITLE QUESTIONS ANSWERED 
Dates:
 Tuesday, January 19 & Wednesday, January 20
Presented by: 
Dealertrack Registration & Title

in 2020, dealers paid out more than $2M in penalties and interest to the State of Louisiana, Learn how to equip your F&I personnel with the knowledge they need to gain a compliant, marketable title to resell the trade vehicle and save you time and money. In addition, we will discuss critical updates from 2020 and dive into educating your team on complex and costly trade scenarios involving titles with deceased owners


PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM BRIEFING
Date:
December 17, 2020
Presented by: Hannis T. Bourgeois
Archived recording available. Contact Katherine Carver at kcarver@lada.org.


Topics covered:
  • Current tax consequences of PPP loan forgiveness and related covered expenses
  • Strategies/options on filing 2020 corporate and individual tax returns
  • PPP loan forgiveness application tips
  • Issues with Form 3059 in concordance with the FAQ released December 9, 2020

PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM BRIEFING
Date: 
May 18, 2020
Presented by: 
LADA & featuring Congressman Garrett Graves
Archived recording available here.

Topics covered:
  • CARES Act and the new Main Street Lending Program
    • Graves called upon the Department of Treasury and the Federal Reserve to remain committed to oil and gas businesses being considered applicable under the new Main Street Lending Program. Graves joined 59 colleagues in sending the letter in response to growing opposition for all industries to be provided equal consideration with the program even though COVID-19 has impacted businesses across the country. 
  • Expanding COVID-19 Testing in Louisiana
    • Graves highlighted the recent $10,460,799 provided to 36 health centers in Louisiana to expand COIVD-19 testing.
  • Re-opening Louisiana's Economy
    • Graves joined all House Republicans of Louisiana's Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards urging him to apply federal coronavirus reopening guidelines on a local or regional basis. In the letter, the delegation members highlighted the need to reopen regionally rather than maintaining a statewide shutdown that is causing undue harm to Louisiana families.
  • Small Business Administration & Economic Injury Disaster Loans
    • Graves joined his colleagues in a letter to SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza raising concerns about the EIDL program.