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Experience all that MAPA Membership has to offer. MAPA members benefit from important advantages in a competitive and demanding industry where rules and requirements can change overnight. MAPA acts as a resource providing the services and tools you need to not only stay abreast of changes, but also continuously expand your skills into new areas. A professional association that fosters a spirit of professional cooperation, MAPA can be a your link for sharing progressive ideas and techniques with peers throughout Minnesota.

Options to Join:

  1. Online

    Choose the member type and complete the online application and pay with credit card or create an invoice. IMPORTANT: Membership will not be active until payment is received. If you choose the invoice option, you will need to pay in 45 days or your application will be removed from the database.

  2. By Mail

    Download the form and send in payment – check, credit card or PO.

Accepted Credit Cards: Visa, Discover and MasterCard

Individual Membership

❱❱ Full Membership

Persons in public practice who meet the requirements of any one of the following subsections shall be eligible for Full Membership in the Minnesota Association of Public Accountants.

A. Possess a valid license as a Certified Public Accountant or such other title as may be granted under state law for the practice of accountancy for the public

B. Be registered with the State of Minnesota as a Registered Accounting Practitioner.

C. Be accredited in accountancy or taxation by the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation.

D. Be enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service.

E. Persons who are full members of the Minnesota Association of Public Accountants prior to June 30, 2004, without having a credential in A. through D. above, shall be deemed to have met the eligibility requirements enumerated in Section 1 of this article. Thereafter, all applicants for Full Membership in the Minnesota Association of Public Accountants shall comply with the requirements of Section 1.

In addition to meeting one of the above requirements, each applicant for Full Membership shall be at least 18 years of age and have at least one (1) year of experience in public practice.

❱❱ Associate Membership

Persons having an interest in accountancy as a student, teacher, or an owner or employee engaged in public, private or governmental accounting work, may be admitted as Associate Members. They may have all rights and privileges of a full member, except the rights to vote and hold office. Associate members must abide by the Code of Professional Conduct of the Minnesota State Board of Accountancy

No individual who would qualify as a full member under Section 1. of Article II may hold an associate membership in the organization.

❱❱ Retired Membership

Retired Membership includes all of the privileges and rights of full members except the rights to vote and hold office.

❱❱ Student Membership

Membership is open to students in an accounting program. Your membership will be honored for four years from your enrollment date with MAPA.

Firm Discount Membership

The Association has established a policy for "firm” dues, whereby employees of a member firm may become members at a reduced rate.

May June-Oct Nov-Apr

Members 1-5

$160 $185 $90

Members 6-10

$125 $150 $77.50

Members 11+

$0 $0 $0

Member Rates for Events

To receive member rates for an event(s), you must join first and then register for the event(s). These will be two separate transactions. Organizational membership-when joining as an organizational member you will need to complete you membership process and make payment. Once your membership is active you will then need to sign back in and go to sub-accounts in the profile to add your contacts.

If you have any questions, please call the office at: (651)290-6289

Read more about member benefits here.

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