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Dues Information

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NYSSCPA Member Dues Rates for Fiscal Year 2024 - 2025

The NYSSCPA’s fiscal year runs from June 1–May 31.

New Members: First year NYSSCPA member dues are prorated based on the fiscal quarter of application as follows:

First Quarter, June 1–Aug. 31, regular annual rate;
Second Quarter, Sept. 1–Nov. 30, 25% off;
Third Quarter, Dec. 1–Feb. 28, 50% off;
Fourth Quarter, March 1–May 31, free. *Membership is free for the final quarter of the year; however, you are required to pay the following year's dues in order to submit an application. 
Student dues are not prorated.

Current Members: Please review your membership classification to ensure that you are billed the correct dues rate.

Prospective Members:

Find information below pertaining to these member types and dues information:

I am a CPA | I am not a CPA | Important Dues Infomation


I am a CPA.
CPA Members— Any person who is a certified public accountant (CPA) in good standing of New York State or any other state or U.S. jurisdiction is eligible to apply as a  CPA Member. This includes, but is not limited to CPAs engaged at or in: 

  • CPA firms
  • Industry
  • Governments
  • Academia

Out-of-state members: please note the separate rate listed below. Internationally certified accountants are eligible for Associate membership. Log in to pay dues online.

(Renews June 1st)
Owner (firm or industry partner/principal/shareholder)
Sole Practitioner
Employee, Certified 11 years or more


Employee, Certified 4th - 10th year


Employee, Certified 1st – 3rd year
CPA College Educator
Retiree (65 years of age and works no more than 1,000 hours per year)
Current Life Member
Out-of-state CPAs (Any member living AND working outside NYS)

I am a NOT a CPA.
Associate (Non-CPA) Members—A Non-CPA is eligible for Associate membership if they fall into one of the following categories: 

  • Student – High school, college undergraduate or graduate student
  • CPA candidate –Graduated and not yet passed the Uniform CPA Examination
  • CPA firm employees– Employed in a professional capacity by a CPA firm or a company which provides business, tax or consulting services
  • Associate Industry/Non CPA Firm Employee-College Educator—full time accounting professors working at a college or university in New York.
  • Associate Industry/Non CPA Firm Employee-High School Educator—full time high school teachers working in New York.
  • Associate Industry/Non-CPA Firm Employee – Non-CPA professional working in government, industry, academia, non-profit, financial, legal or banking services.
  • Internationally certified accountants.
  • Click here for eligibility descriptions for Associate Members

International and out-of-state members: please note the separate rates listed below. Log in to pay dues online.

(Renews June 1st)
Associate Student - College or High School
Associate CPA Candidate
Associate Industry/Non-CPA Firm Employee
Associate Industry/Non-CPA Firm Employee-College Educator
Associate Industry/Non-CPA Firm Employee-High School Educator
Associate CPA Firm Employee 1st - 3rd year
Associate CPA Firm Employee 4th - 10th year
Associate CPA Firm Employee 11 years or more
Associate CPA Firm Principal
Associate International
Associate Retiree (65 years of age and works no more than 1,000 hours per year)
Current Life Member
Out-of-State Associates (Any member living AND working outside NYS)


Credit Card Payments - The NYSSCPA accepts credit card payments for annual dues. Click here to pay online. Your receipt will be e-mailed to you.

Late Fee—A late fee of $35 will be applied after 60 days of dues nonpayment.

Termination for unpaid indebtedness - Any member who is indebted to the Society for dues for more than two months shall be sent a notice by mail. Such notice shall state that such member's membership may be terminated unless the delinquency is corrected within one month from the date of the notice. If the indebtedness remains unpaid after the one-month period, the Board of Directors may terminate the membership.

Members qualifying for more than one dues category - must pay the highest amount attributable to the category for which he or she qualifies, with the exception of Associate CPA Candidate, Associate Student and Life members.

Explanation of Voluntary Funds listed on your invoice.

Are you ready to join the fight to help strengthen the CPA profession’s voice in Albany? If so, donating to our New York CPA Political Action Committee (CPA PAC) is a vital starting point. With your generosity, you help send a clear message to legislators that we have issues that are important to our profession,  to the wider business community and to the public interest—and that we will be heard.
Contributions to the CPA PAC are not tax deductible. Any individual contributions require a personal credit card, and any firm contributions require a business credit card. LLCs/PLLCs are limited to an aggregate $5,000 annual contribution. LLCs/PLLCs that make contributions to or expenditures for political  committees, like the CPA PAC, now have a disclosure requirement with the New York State Board of Elections. This new requirement applies to contributions and expenditures made on or after January 31, 2019. Please visit NYSBOE for more information, instructions, and the statement of identity. This information can be found under Contribution To Political Committees.

The Moynihan Scholarship Fund, Inc.

Moynihan Scholarship Fund, Inc. (MSF) honors the memory of NYSSCPA Past President David J. Moynihan (1955–2015), a staunch advocate for educational opportunities. Donations to MSF support programs that advance accounting education, like our Career Opportunities in the Accounting Profession (COAP) and MSF’s scholarship initiatives.

The COAP program aims to assist youth in understanding what they can do in the accounting world and to address diversity in the accounting pipeline in New York State. For more information on the goals of this program, go to our website at

MSF’s scholarships are available to students studying accounting throughout New York State. The scholarships assist students who demonstrate financial need and who have a minimum 3.0 GPA. This funding is an indispensable source of aid for students in their collegiate journeys. In addition, MSF promotes financial literacy in communities throughout the state. Thanks to our generous donors and members of the NYSSCPA, $159,600 was awarded to deserving students by the Excellence in Accounting Scholarships in 2023.

Contributions to MSF are tax-deductible as a charitable expense, by federal regulations. MSF is a 501(c)(3) organization. To learn more about MSF, go to or e-mail

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