About the LA Form 203 Report

Applies To: Louisiana

The LA  Form 203 Report is filed during the 20-day period immediately preceding an election report.

All Receipts from a single source in excess of $1,000 by Committees supporting/opposing major office candidates, in excess of $500 by committees supporting/opposing district office candidates, or in excess of $250 by committees supporting/opposing any other office candidates must be reported, as well as any payments exceeding $200 to any person who endorses candidates and who is required to file Campaign Finance Disclosure Reports.

All Committees who have had any such transactions within the 20 days immediately preceding an election are required to report those transactions using this form within 48 hours.

How do I upload the PDP file to the state?

To e-file with LA, you need to download the e-file, which already is formatted to PDP from ISP. LA requires PDP format and you will need to upload it into the state’s system. Log in to your state account to upload the PDF file. 

In Louisiana, visit their PDP File Validation Tool and log in. After logging in, select the PDP file you were given from the state. Validate the PDP and once successfully passed validation, you will be able to E-file that report.