Membership Categories and Annual Dues
FULL MEMBERSIncludes Public, Business and Industry, Governmental, Education and Retired Members. Persons who hold a valid and unrevoked certificate as a Certified Public Accountants issued by the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy or who hold a valid and unrevoked certificate issued by another state (or jurisdiction) Board of Public Accountancy. Members enjoy all rights and privileges of the organization.
Public Accounting $185
Business and Industry $170
Government and Education $155
OUT OF STATE MEMBERSPersons who hold a certificate (in any state), and do not live in the state of Alabama. Annual dues are $120.
ASSOCIATE MEMBERSPersons who are actively pursuing sitting for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant exam or anyone affiliated with the accounting profession. Associate members have no voting privileges; are not eligible to hold any office in the Society; and are not subject to Articles 2.7.3 and 2.8 of the bylaws. Annual dues are $75
RETIRED & UNEMPLOYED MEMBERSAnnual dues are $30.
STUDENT MEMBERSPersons who are enrolled at an accredited college or university, have attained junior standing and beyond, and have a declared major in accounting, or are taking a concentration in accounting. The student dues are a one-time fee for membership until graduation. Annual dues are $25.
A one-time application fee of $25 is also required (except students), including during prorated months.
The ASCPA fiscal year is May 1- April 30.
Prorated amounts are for new members who join the Society after November 1, 2016
Government and Education $75
Retired and Unemployed $15
Important dates for 2016-2017 dues billing cycle.
April 18 dues notices will be emailed/mailed
May 2 membership renewals due
July 31 dues are delinquent
August 1 late fee of $25 added
Contributions to the Educational Foundation are deductible as Charitable Contributions.
Contributions or gifts to the Alabama Society are not tax deductible as Charitable Contributions for Federal or State Income Tax Purposes. However, renewal payments may be deductible by members as an ordinary and necessary business expense. 10% of your renewal is a non-deductible lobbying expense.