Forensic Accounting

We will detect financial wrongdoing and resolve disputes.



Get an accurate representation of a company’s worth and potential.


Tax Services

We’ll make the most of your deductions while adhering to the tax code.


Bookkeeping & Accounting

Make sure your personal or business finances are in order.



Numbers don’t lie. When you need professional, reliable accounting and bookkeeping services, you want someone who can do the job right. Chad M Garland, CPA, LLC offers an array of accounting services to provide you with the financial services you need. We offer:

Forensic accounting

Business valuation

Tax preparation



Call today to speak with Chad about your case.





A licensed CPA in Louisiana since 1981 and in Texas since 2009, Chad specializes in forensic accounting, business valuation, expert witness testimony and litigation services and is one of only four business appraisers in the state of Louisiana to hold the ASA business valuation credential. His experience includes working with attorneys and law enforcement agencies for civil and criminal matters such as fraud investigations, embezzlement and employee fraud, business economic losses, shareholder/partnership losses, personal injury claims, divorce settlements, bankruptcy, insurance claims and mediation and arbitration. Call 318- 220-4416 to speak with Chad about your case.


CPA: Certified Public Accountant

An accounting certification granted to those who pass the Uniform CPA examination and who also has met any additional state certification and experience requirements. Chad is a licensed CPA in Louisiana (#15506) and Texas (#095642).

ASA-BV: Accredited Senior Appraiser Business Valuation

The ASA is a world renowned and respected international organization devoted to the appraisal profession.

MAFF: Master Analyst in Financial Forensics

Awarded by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analyst(NACVA).

ABV: Accredited in Business Valuation

A highly regarded professional designation granted by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) to accountants who are also experts in business valuation.

CFF: Certified in Financial Forensics

A professional credential issued by the American Institute of CPAs recognizing on individual’s expertise in getting to the bottom of financial information being investigated, often in court-related proceedings.

CVA: Certified Valuation Analyst

A highly regarded professional designation granted by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analyst (NACVA) to accountants who are also experts in business valuation.

CTP: Certified Treasury Professional

Is a certification awarded by the Association for Financial Professional (AFP). Only 50,000 individuals have earned this credential nationally.

CFE: Certified Fraud Examiner

A certification that recognizes experience and expertise in the area of anti-fraud. Awarded by the (ACFE) Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

CGMA: Chartered Global Management Accountant

A global management accounting designation recognizing an individual as an expert strategist in connecting all facets of business.


Robert Reinhart
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I started a new business and was lost in all the accounting requirements. They got me straightened out and on track. Got my taxes done and at a very reasonable price. They are my CPA firm going forward. I highly recommend them to anyone lost in the complexities of accounting like I am.

Dawn Matthews
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3 years ago
Chad is amazing! I was in a difficult sitituation with my business parters and Chad helped me by doing a business evaluation. Chad is a forsensic CPA, which was so helpful for me. He was very professional,
kept me updated through out the process. He spent time going over the final report with me and my husband. We were so impressed with him
that we will use him in the future for all our accounting needs.
Dawn Matthews
Konstantin Dolgan
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Great CPA for small businesses, especially if you are just starting and need advise and consulting.
Rick McLemore
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Can’t say enough about how much Chad has helped me. The professionalism and knowledge is top notch. Very impressive staff as well. Thanks Chad and Crystal!

Heather Keller
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Chad as his team have been a joy to work with. They are very knowledgeable and helpful. Easy to contact and they get back with you quickly!
Bennett S. Rinaudo
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Chad Garland CPA is one of the most accredited CPA’s in Northwest Louisiana.
Chad Garland is a Forensic Auditor and they are few and far between!!! Chad keeps both my business and my personal taxes pristine.
If you need someone to handle your taxes, you would look far and wide, without finding anyone better at it!!!
Catherine Vanderloos
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Chad has been my office accountant, as well as my personal accountant, for nearly 10 years . He has been extremely supportive through many changes in my practice model, business and tax-wise, including through all the covid changes. He responds quickly to my questions and is very easy to talk to about any situation. I highly recommend him in all accounting issues.
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Call Chad Garland CPA

We work with attorneys and law enforcement agencies in various kinds of criminal and civil matters. Chad M. Garland is a recognized expert in district and federal court.

Call us today to speak with a forensic accountant in Shreveport, LA about your case.


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