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.

Gear Up Business Tax, Annapolis, MD

The 2018 business entities seminar is designed for practitioners that advise small business (less than 25 million in gross receipts). Taught by seasoned tax professionals, the course will help you navigate the business provisions changes of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and other law changes. This year includes: • Analysis of the new 100% expensing • The interplay of Code Sec. 179 expenses, bonus depreciation, and 15-year life with regard to qualified improvement property • S...

Gear Up Technology, Columbia, MD

Technology 4.0: Understanding the Future of Technology Where does a practitioner go to understand the complexities of dealing with technology in their practice? We will study the real-world issues of dealing with the adaption of technology to solve practice challenges. •Understanding Cloud computing, am I in the right place? •The mobility of data access and the handheld computer: smartphones, tablets, and notebooks •Theft of data – How does my practice protect and...

Maryland Exam Prep Course, Columbia, MD

The Exam Prep Course for Maryland Preparers is an instructor-led four hour overview of the eleven content areas that will be tested on the exam. The eleven content areas covered are: Federal: Filing a Tax Return; Income; Assets; Adjustments to Income; Alimony; Deductions; Tax computation; Credits; Other Taxes Due; Payments; and State: MD State Individual Tax Preparation; and Ethics. The outline of the class includes: Examination preparation tips; reviewing sample Federal and State...

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