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More than 20,000 accounting professionals are members of the PICPA because they know there is strength, knowledge, and power in numbers.

Join the PICPA now at the half-year rate to enjoy all the benefits at half the price.

Membership includes access to discounted and complimentary CPE, local networking events, the quarterly Pennsylvania CPA Journal, and much more!


Why Join PICPA?

Know the Answers

The accounting profession is complex and never stops changing. Membership gives you access to experts from all sectors.

Become a Leader

Boost your career by improving 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 make a difference in legislation that affects you. Plus, with that network, business and career opportunities are endless.


Join Today


Have you been a member in the past, but your membership has lapsed?

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Additional methods:
Call (215) 496-9272 or downloadable application.

Meet Will

Will Velekei used his membership to help fast-track his career. Will you?

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2012 - PICPA Student Member
2013 - Passed CPA Exam
2014 - Earned CPA License
2015 - Chapter Involvement
2017 - Young Leader Recipient
2018 - CPA Voice Contributor


PICPA Membership Categories - Half-Year Rates Now Available!

A Category for Every Step of Your Career 

The PICPA membership year runs May 1 through April 30. Half-year rates are offered Nov. 1 through Jan. 31.
 
Some employers will pay for your PICPA membership. If you need help convincing them, download this explanation letter.

Student Affiliate

Student Affiliate

FREE!

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

Accounting Affiliate

Accounting Affiliate

$45/year
$20

A recent graduate (past five years) with a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting (or a related field) who is working towards obtaining his/her CPA license.

Candidate for Admission

Candidate for Admission*

$185/year
$90

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: $260/year
$130
Licensed > 3 years: $350/year
$175

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 past year, you could qualify for a free year of membership.

Nonresident Member

$220/year
$110

A CPA who is licensed in Pennsylvania and neither resides nor is employed in Pennsylvania.

CPA Educator

$140/year
$70

A 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.

Associate Educator

$140/year
$70

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.

Associate

$350/year
$175

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

Retired Members - $90/year

Any CPA Member or Nonresident CPA Member who is neither working nor seeking employment may request a transfer to Retired Membership. Email membership@picpa.org. Not applicable for half-year rates.

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BDO USA LLP

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Wharton Investment Consultants

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Pine Hill Group

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