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Fee Schedule

Membership is based on MSCPA'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. There is also a one-time application fee of $25.
 

These dues rates apply to brand new members. If your membership recently lapsed, please contact the Society at 800.392.6145.

Fellow Member:

  • Certified and working in Public Accounting:
    • Join between May and October - $315
    • Join between November and December - $160
    • Join between January and February - $80
    • Join between March and April - $0
  • Certified but not working in Public Accounting:
    • Join between May and October - $260
    • Join between November and December - $130
    • Join between January and February - $65
    • Join between March and April - $0

Associate

  • Join between May and October - $210
  • Join between November and December - $105
  • Join between January and February - $55
  • Join between March and April - $0
Student
  • There are no dues for Student applicants. Only an application fee of $25 will be required.

There are a few levels of membership available to you:

Fellow Membership

  • A Certified Public Accountant under the laws of Massachusetts; or
  • A Certified Public Accountant under the laws of another state in the United States.

Become a Fellow Member - Online application

Become a Fellow Member - Printable application

Associate Membership

  • Any non-certified professional in the employ of or supervised by a Fellow of the Society, or who holds an interest in a firm practicing public accountancy whose other partners, shareholders and/or members include a Fellow of the Society.
  • A teacher regularly engaged in the teaching of accounting as a faculty member of a degree granting institution in Massachusetts; or
  • An employee of a Federal, State or local governmental unit in Massachusetts engaged in accounting, auditing or taxation; or
  • An Associate of the Society on May 1, 1967.
  • Any person passing the CPA Exam. 
  • A citizen of another country who holds a valid professional certification in an accounting or finance-related profession.

Become an Associate Member - Online application

Become an Associate Member - Printable application

Student Membership

  • Any Accounting/Business undergraduate or graduate student
    • attending a college or university in Massachusetts; 
    • or, attending a college or university out-of-state with a permanent address in Massachusetts.
  • Any resident of Massachusetts who does not meet the Associate category of membership who
    • will apply or is enrolled in a CPA exam review course offering a discount to Society members;
    • has applied or is sitting for the CPA exam.

Student Membership will expire once you become eligible for an Associate or Fellow Membership by passing the CPA exam or working in the accounting profession. To comply with Society bylaws and to avoid misrepresentation, you must always refer to yourself as a "Student" member of the MSCPA until you become an Associate or Fellow member.

Become a Student Member - Online application only