COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update:

LA ABLE will be closed to the public effective immediately and will be providing essential services remotely until further notice due to changing circumstances involving Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please note:  START, START K-12, and ABLE disbursements will be temporarily suspended while we work to automate the process.  LOSFA will update you with any changes to provision of these services.

Account owners may make deposits online during the time the office is closed to the public.  If you would like to make a deposit, please logon to your account and on the account view page you may choose CONTRIBUTION OR SCHEDULED DEPOSITS.  During these times of uncertainty with COVID-19, account owners can change and/or terminate their payroll deductions and automatic debits (ACH) without any fees or penalties.

LA ABLE will not have access to any documents sent via U.S. Postal Service or other mail carriers until further notice.  All documents and correspondence should be submitted via e-mail or fax at (225) 612-6497.  For questions related to START or START K12, email start@la.gov and for questions related to LA ABLE, email laable@la.gov.  If you are locked out of your START, START K12, or LA ABLE account, please send an email to 529plan.access@la.gov.

For additional information, follow @startsaving529programla on Facebook.
 
About ABLE
A Louisiana ABLE 529A Saving Plan Account offers LA residents with disabilities a tax-free way to save while maintaining government benefits. Learn more about the program and its benefits.
 
Eligibility
Must be a resident of Louisiana at the time of application and have a qualifying disability with onset prior to age 26. Learn more about eligibility information.
 
 
FAQs
Get the answers to our most frequently asked questions. Don’t see your question? Contact us below.
 
 
 
Expenses
Use the money in your account to pay for any expense related to your disability – not just medical expenses. Learn more about which expenses are acceptable.
 
Deposits
Contribute up to $15,000 per year. Choose from among seven different investment choices. Learn more about deposits and investment options available.
 
Resources
See our list of resources and other helpful information.
 
 

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