More than 22,000 CPAs are members of the PICPA because they know there is strength, knowledge and power in numbers.

It's a great time to join. Become a member in February, March, or April for membership through April 30, 2019.


Know the Answers

The accounting profession is complex and never stops changing. PICPA membership gives you direct access to industry, tax, and accounting experts from all sectors.


Become a Leader

The best way to boost your career is to prove you're a leader. PICPA will give you plenty of options to hone your leadership skills through state and local committees, authoring articles, speaking at conferences, and more.


Power in Numbers

With 22,000 members, PICPA’s advocacy efforts can make a difference in legislation that affects your everyday work. Plus with access to that network, you never know what business or career opportunity may arise.

What Are You Waiting For?

Join today!

Already a member?
Renew for 2018-2019.

Some employers will pay for your PICPA membership. If you need help convincing them, download this explanation letter.

Have you been a member in the past but your membership has lapsed?
Reinstate your PICPA membership by completing an application or by calling the PICPA at (215) 496-9272.
Reinstatements may be subject to additional fees.

Member Benefits

CPE Discounts
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Meet Will

Will Velekei used his membership to help fast track his career.


J 2012 - Joined as student member
J 2013 - Passed CPA Exam
J 2014 - Earned CPA License
J 2015 - PICPA chapter involvement
J 2017 - Young Leader Recipient

Will you?

PICPA Membership Categories

A Category For Every Step of Your Career

Membership year runs May 1 - April 30. Half year rates apply Nov. 1 - Jan. 31 for all categories except student and accounting affiliates.

Student Affiliate

Student Affiliate


A full-time college student, majoring in accounting or a related field. 

Accounting Affiliate

Accounting Affiliate


A recent graduate (past five years) with a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting or a related field. 

Candidate for Admission

Candidate for Admission*


A candidate who has passed all four parts of the CPA Exam but has not yet received a CPA license.

CPA member

CPA Member

Licensed < 3 years: $255/year
Licensed > 3 years: $340/year

A CPA, in any state*, regardless of license status (active or expired).

*Note! If you passed all four parts of the CPA Exam within the last year you could qualify for a free year of membership.

CPA Educator


A CPA, in any state, regardless of license status, who is a full-time faculty member at an accredited college or university, or a high school teacher of accounting, business, or a related discipline. 

Associate Educator


A non-CPA who works in the accounting field, has a bachelor's degree, and is a full-time faculty member at an accredited college or university, or a high school teacher of accounting, business, or a related discipline.

Nonresident CPA Member


A CPA with a Pennsylvania license, regardless of license status (active or expired), who neither lives nor works in Pennsylvania. 



A non-CPA who has a bachelor's degree and work in an accounting, finance, or related field.

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Pine Hill Group

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