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.

Education

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.

Advocacy

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.

TaxSpeaker Business Tax In Depth, Ocean City, MD

In 2018 this class will almost become a “must” for practitioners. The new Tax Cuts bill changes everything we know about the formation and operation of C corporations, LLC’s and S corporations. This year’s course will include a special chapter focusing on accounting methods (and changes!) as a result of the new cash method and Section 263A limits, and will include example completed Forms 3115 showing how and when the changes may be made. The 2018 in-depth course will also include...

Employee to Entrepreneur, Owings Mills

Building your own firm may seem a bit scary at the moment - where do you start? How do you get clients? What kind of income can you generate? Even if you want to work for someone else after graduation, many accounting and tax professionals have a side business to bring in supplemental income and to fulfill their entrepreneurial passions. *First 25 registrations includes an Associate Dues membership.

How to Represent Your Clients in the IRS & State Tax Collection Processes***Member Appreciation***, Frederick, MD

This seminar will follow the life-cycle of a collection case within the IRS and Comptroller of Maryland beginning with an audit or balance due notice through case resolution. Topics that will be covered: 1) Audits and Assessments: We will cover the different types of audits that occur with both the IRS and the Comptroller of Maryland. We will also discuss a taxpayer's options for disputing items once an audit is closed. 2) Notice Cycle: We will discuss the Notice Cycle including...

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