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 non-member 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 non-commisionable.

To place an ad, A 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
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 - cover 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"
Full page ad (no bleeds) 7 1/4" x 10"
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"

The Pennsylvania CPA Journal is printed on a 5-color web press. We accept advertisements via e-mail 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. Add 10% to the space charge on ads not appearing on the back cover.


  • Special position - add 10% to space charge only
  • Bleeds - add 10% to space charge only on ads not appearing on the back cover


Publisher will accept pre-printed 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.