Pennsylvania CPA Journal

Rates and Production Specifications

Classified Advertising

Classified ads can be placed in the following categories:
Mergers/Acquisitions, Business for Sale, Office Space/Sharing, Business Services

The PICPA provides member and nonmember advertising rates as follows:


 Up to 40 Words
PICPA Members$75


Spring IssueFeb. 1
Summer IssueMay 1
Fall IssueAug. 1
Winter IssueNov. 1

Payment is due prior to publication. Additional $10 "blind box" fee for advertisers to receive replies confidentially. Replies are forwarded to advertisers on a continual basis. Classified ad rates are noncommisionable.

To place an ad, complete this form  and send to

Display Advertising Rates

Four Color

Ad SizeFour TimesOne Time
Full Page$2,075$2,440
2/3 Page$1,765$2,075
Half Page$1,555$1,830
1/3 Page$1,245$1,465
1/6 Page$825$975 
Back Cover$2,490$2,930
Inside Cover$2,385$2,805

Pricing is per issue - All rates are net - All members receive a 10% discount - Full-page ads must be full bleed.

Production Specifications

Ad Sizes

Trim size of publication8 1/8"x 10 7/8"
Full page ad (w/ bleeds)8 3/8"x 11 1/8"
Half page ad7 1/4" x 5"
2/3 page vertical ad4 5/8" x 10"
1/3 page vertical ad2 5/16" x 10"
1/3 page horizontal ad4 7/8" x 5"
1/6 page vertical ad 2 5/16 x 5

The Pennsylvania CPA Journal is printed on a 5-color web press. We accept advertisements via email PDF. Please use the address Include all fonts used in document.

Halftones and Screens

133 lines per inch

Submission Requirements

The preferred method of ad material submission is press-quality PDF. All images within this PDF need to be above 200 DPI and must be in CMYK - no spot colors or index colors can be used. 


Bleeds are permissible on full-page ads only.

Additional Charges

  • Special position - add 10% to space charge only


Publisher will accept preprinted bind-in or blow-in cards. Materials must be supplied by advertiser. Call for rates.

Agency Discounts

A discount of 15% of gross billing will be given to eligible advertising agencies on the following charges only: display space, color, bleed, and position. To qualify for the advertising agency discount, agency information must be provided in the "billing" section of the advertising agreement. In-house agencies are eligible for the discount if they provide services to three or more other active commercial clients and submit a mailing list of stated clients with the advertising agreement.