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

PICPA provides member and nonmember advertising rates as follows:


Up to 40 Words
PICPA Members $75
Nonmembers $150


Spring Issue February 1
Summer Issue May 1
Fall Issue August 1
Winter Issue November 1

Payment is due prior to publication. Rate includes a "blind box" 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 Size Four Times OneTime
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 publication 8 1/8"x 10 7/8"
Full page ad (w/ bleeds) 8 3/8"x 11 1/8"
Half page ad 7 1/4" x 5"
2/3 page vertical ad 4 5/8" x 10"
1/3 page vertical ad 2 5/16" x 10"
1/3 page horizontal ad 4 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.


133 lines per inch


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.


  • 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.


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.