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!

Questions? Have a topic suggestion? We welcome your feedback!
Contact us at (225) 769-5500 or lada@lada.org

Tuesday, January 19 & Wednesday, January 20
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 am CST
Presented by: LADA & Dealertrack Registration & Title
Join LADA and the Dealertrack Louisiana Registration & Title team as we launch the first episode of our educational web series of 2021.

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.

We are providing you two opportunities to attend this live webinar, so secure your spot and register today.

Paycheck Protection Program Briefing with Hannis T. Bourgeois
December 17, 2020 - 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
COVID-19 Federal Update for Dealers
May 18, 2020 - 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.