Membership Information

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Membership Benefits

  • Save 25% on most CPE seminars and webcasts throughout the year and an additional 15% if you register for your courses by May 31.
  • Attend free CPE webinars offered each year.
  • Actively engage with your CPA community on the Connect site. Give and receive relevant advice from your colleagues on topics affecting the CPA profession.
  • Meet other CPAs through our networking and community service events or through our volunteer opportunities.
  • Grow your business through our Find a CPA referral service.
  • Focus on your business while the ASCPA monitors more than 300 legislative bills related to accounting each year.
  • Support the ASCPA who advocates before legislative bodies, public interest groups and other professional organizations on your behalf. We’ve got your back!
  • Stay informed with the AZ CPA magazine and email newsletters.
  • Gain access to ASCPA preferred providers and take advantage of exclusive member savings.
  • Participate in exciting virtual events that meet you where you are.

Membership Dues Rate

Membership is based on the ASCPA's fiscal year, which runs from May 1 to April 30. Dues are prorated based on the time of the year you join and your dues class. Payment must be submitted with this application. If you are a new member, there is a $25 application fee. If your membership lapsed, and you are reinstating your membership there will be a $25 reinstatement fee.

Category May 1 - Jul 31 Aug 1 - Oct 31* Nov 1 - Jan 31* Feb 1 - Apr 30*
Industry or Public Practice $295 $245 $195 $145
Government/Educators $220 $190 $160 $130
Candidate (passed CPA exam, not certified) $295 $245 $195 $145
Affiliate (Non-CPA) $315 $265 $215 $165
Retired/Leave of Absence/Unemployed $80 $80 $80 $80
Student $65 $65 $65 $65

*Prorated dues rates apply when joining after July 31

Membership is open to CPAs licensed in Arizona or another state. Affiliate membership is available to those who are not yet certified or who do not plan to become CPAs.

Membership Categories

Industry or Public

Any person who is a CPA, licensed under the laws of any state, or persons who have passed the uniform examination for CPAs may apply.

Government

Any person who is a CPA, licensed under the laws of any state, or persons who have passed the uniform examination for CPAs may apply.

Educators

Any person who is a CPA, licensed under the laws of any state, or persons who have passed the uniform examination for CPAs may apply. These individuals must be full-time accounting instructors or professors at a public accredited college or university.

Affiliate (Non-CPA)

Any person who has not passed the exam and is not a licensed CPA may apply. Affiliate members work in corporate finance, management, economics, finance, technology and other related fields.

Candidate (passed CPA exam, not certified)

Any person who has passed the CPA examination but has not satisfied the other requirements to receive their certificate as a Certified Public Accountant, shall be eligible to be a Candidate Member.

Retired

Any person who is a CPA, licensed under the laws of any state, or persons who have passed the uniform examination for CPAs may apply. These individuals are completely retired from accounting practice.

Leave of Absence

Any person who is a CPA, licensed under the laws of any state, or persons who have passed the uniform examination for CPAs may apply. These individuals are currently not working (maternity, military leave, disability, etc.) and not seeking employment.

Unemployed

Any person who is a CPA, licensed under the laws of any state or persons who have passed the uniform examination for CPAs may apply. These individuals are actively seeking employment in an accounting related field.

Student

Any person who is an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a full-time accounting program at an accredited college or university may apply.