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Click here to contact the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) Hotline
For personal assistance, call 1-800-259-5626, or in Baton Rouge, call 219-1012. (8:00 AM until 4:30 PM  Central, Monday-Friday)

LOSFA is currently experiencing very high call volume.

Phone wait times may be significantly longer than usual.

Therefore, if you need assistance from START staff, please email our office at One of our staff will contact you as soon as possible.

The START Saving Program is Louisiana's 529 College Savings Plan, and is a great way to save for a child's college education. Click the links to the left of your screen to learn more about the program and to participate.


Louisiana's START Saving Program Recognized As Best Performing 529 Program in America Over Past Ten Years, a national College Saving Plan comparison website that publishes rankings each quarter, reported that Louisiana's START Savings Program ranked first for 10-year performance among all 529 plans in America. START was also ranked among the Top 10 State 529 plans for 1-year, 3-year and 5-year performance.

Supplement Number 3 to the 2011 Disclosure Booklet 6-1-14

Supplement Number 2 to the 2011 Disclosure Booklet 6-20-12

Supplement Number 1 to the 2011 Disclosure Booklet 6-7-11

START Disclosure Booklet Effective January 1, 2011

Important Information to Protect Your Child

College Savings Plans Network Dispels Top 10 Myths about 529 Plans

The Louisiana START Saving Program has received a
5 Cap Rating from,
that organization's highest ranking.

Click here to see the article.


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The following organizations
actively promote START:

Click here to visit the Louisiana Department of Revenue website

Click here to visit the Woman's Exceptional Care, Centered on You website