Community

Join a network of over 2,000 professionals committed to growing their practices and the communities they serve.

Networking Events

Accountants get a bad rep for being “boring,” but our events prove that couldn’t be further from the truth.

Community Outreach

The calculator is mightier than the sword. From delivering financial literacy curriculum to Maryland schools, to low income tax preparation and legal assistance, MSATP members develop themselves by helping others.

Membership Portal

Like a networking event in your pocket, use the membership portal to hire your next superstar associate, find a practice to purchase, or track your CPE credits with the tap of a finger.

Advocacy

We work tirelessly to create an environment where small and mid-size accounting firms and tax professionals can thrive.

Fueled by Coffee and Commitment

We’re on your side, helping you through the legal, structural and procedural steps you’ll need to grow your practice.

Affiliations

We proudly partner with the Maryland Board of Accountancy, Maryland Individual Tax Preparer Board, Maryland Department of Assessment & Taxation, Maryland Department of Revenue, Maryland Sales & Use Tax Division to provide guidance on how proposed bills will impact Maryland residents and the professionals that serve them.

Education

Select from bundled education plans or a la carte options to meet your CPE requirements. MSATP provides you with world class programs through engaging, in-person seminars and interactive, digital experiences.

Continuing Education Plans

Meet your requirements with pre-packaged education plans: Pro (30 hours) and Plus (46 hours), and get 2 Ethics CPE for free!

Custom Programs and Conferences

Need a roadmap for starting your practice? Want a monthly accountability group to help you scale? Join programs like Employee to Entrepreneur, Business Builders ThinkTank, and our annual Business Builders Connections Conference.

Online or In-Person

Get your CPE credits in person or from the convenience of our online webinars.

Member Perks

Every MSATP membership includes discounts on

  • Workflow productivity tools
  • Accounting and tax reference materials
  • Financial planning
  • CPA exam prep courses
  • Printers, copiers, and scanners
  • Energy efficiency solutions for businesses
  • Wholesale printer cartridges
  • Accountant cloud workspace
  • Conference calling
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Automatic mileage tracking
  • Real estate services
  • Payroll services
  • Assistance in selling, merging, and purchasing practices
  • Business insurance
  • Dental & Vision insurance
  • Professional corporate services
  • Shredding services
  • Benefits for your employees
  • Shipping packages
  • Professional printing services
  • Credit card processing
  • Wireless phone plan
  • Custom websites

Membership Options

Principal Membership

An accountant, tax practitioner or bookkeeper actively engaged in the practice of his/her respective profession as an owner, partner, or principal who offers services to the public and has at least two years experience in public practice. Alternatively, be licensed by a government agency to perform accounting or tax services, or be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation. Principal Members are qualified to hold committee chair and board of director positions with MSATP.

 

Become a Principal Member

Associate Membership

Accountants, tax practitioners, or bookkeepers actively engaged in the practice of their respective profession as owners, partners or principals who do not meet the other criteria as a principal. Alternatively, individuals employed as accountants, tax practitioners, or bookkeepers in any area of business, industry, or government, and all other individuals concerned with the furtherance of the rights of accountants, licensed and unlicensed, to practice their profession in the State of Maryland. Associate Members are qualified to become active in MSATP committees.

Become an Associate Member

Firm Associate Membership

A person who is employed by a current MSATP Principal Member as an accountant, tax practitioner, or bookkeeper. Firm Associate Members are qualified to become active in MSATP committees.

Become a Firm Associate Member

Educator Membership

Faculty and administrators of state approved colleges, universities or community colleges are eligible to apply for an Educator Membership. Educator Members are qualified to become active in MSATP committees.

Become an Educator Member

Student Membership

Student membership is open to active accounting major students in a community college, college or university. Student Members are eligible for student scholarships available through the Maryland Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation.

Become a Student Member

Retired Membership

Persons who meet the following criteria: 

    1. Members who are no longer engaged in practice as an owner, partner, or principal and are not engaged full time as an accountant, tax practitioner, or bookkeeper. 
    2. A member classified as Retired may take up to 24 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) at the member rate. If the individual wishes to take additional CPE, s/he will be charged the non-member rate. 

Retired Members are required to become active in MSATP committees. For more information on a Retired Membership, please contact MSATP staff at 1-800-922-9672.

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