MSATP is dedicated to creating and fostering an environment where
small to mid-size accounting firms and tax professionals can thrive.

We do this in three ways:

Community Building

MSATP works to build relationships amongst members by hosting networking events, publishing job opportunities, connecting those looking to buy or sell their practice, and more.


From courses about starting and growing your business, regulatory ethics, tax laws, and exam preparation, we offer a variety of programs that meet CPE requirements and build competency.


We are actively committed to protecting the rights of Certified Public Accountants, Enrolled Agents, Registered Tax Preparers, and other accounting, bookkeeping, and tax preparation providers at the federal, state, and local level.

The Power of Membership

We offer a variety of membership subscriptions to match the unique needs of our community. Whether you are a principal, associate, student, or educator, find out how membership can enrich your career and support your professional goals. Learn More ›

Created with a Commitment

MSATP was founded in 1959 when proposed legislation threatened to limit the recognition and resources to those practicing accounting. Since then, we have worked hard to provide advocacy and education to a wide range of members including CPAs, EAs, CFPs, accountants, bookkeepers, and tax preparers.

Upcoming Events

Get information about upcoming educational seminars and networking events.

IRS Updates on Voluntary Disclosure Guidance

In September 2018, the IRS closed its Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program for reporting undisclosed offshore assets. Streamline submissions procedures, qualified amended return, and delinquent submissions still remained, but closure of OVDP left a gap in guidance for potentially “willful” taxpayers to come forward to disclose offshore assets. On November 20, 2018, the IRS issued a memo on “Updated Voluntary Disclosure Practice”, which sets forth guidance for both domestic and...

Section 199A (QBI)- Final Regulations, Rebroadcast

The New 20% Business Deduction provided in IRC Section 199A is estimated to affect many as 10 million taxpayers according to IRS estimates. After a much anticipated wait, the Internal Revenue Service issued Final 199A regulations on January 18, 2019 that provided clarification and helpful guidance to apply the deduction rules. This program takes an in-depth look at those regulations and the mechanics of calculating the 20% deduction under Section 199A.

So Your Client's Bank Account is Frozen: Liens/Levies and Other Collection Actions, Annapolis, MD

The IRS and the Maryland Comptroller have multiple ways to enforce collection action, including freezing your client’s bank account. Join Rebecca Sheppard, Esq. and Kaitlyn Loughner, CPA Esq. of Frost and Associates for a light dinner and networking session starting at 6, followed by a discussion about how one manages a lien or a levy, and what the options are for dealing with them.

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