Why Join NAEA?

NAEA provides resources to help you professionally excel in your EA career:

Below is a list of membership types. EA members of NAEA are also required to join their state affiliate society.


New EAs SEE Passer Membership

Fees & Eligibility:

  • $100 discount off first year of membership for individuals who have passed the Special Enrollment Exam (SEE) within the last 12 months
  • $10 NAEA Application Fee
  • $18 State Affiliate Intiation Fee for New Members

Click here to view a list of State Affiliate fees.

Required Documentations: Must submit copies of letters stating you passed each of the three parts or a copy of your EA certificate or a copy of your EA license.

Instructions: Download and submit your application and supporting documents to membership@naea.org

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The SEE Passer discount cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions.


Regular Membership (Open to EAs only)

Fees:

  • $265 annual fee plus state affiliate annual fee
  • $10 NAEA Application Fee
  • $18 State Affiliate Initiation Fee for New Members

Click here to view a list of state affiliate fees.

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Associate Membership

Fees:

  • $265 annual fee
  • $10 application fee for new members

Open to tax professionals who are not EAs

Free access to Surgent EA Review for Part 1 – Individuals

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Academic Associate Membership

Eligibility:

  • Documentation required: include a copy of your class schedule, transcript, or a letter from your dean as proof of eligibility. 

  • Students or instructors in an accredited college or professional school in a tax, accounting, or finance program qualify for a complimentary 2-year membership in NAEA. Documentation required.

Individuals enrolled in the NAEA Online Enrolled Agent SEE Preparation Course are eligible for this membership prior to passing the SEE. Documentation required.

Individuals who are defined by Circular 230 are not eligible for this membership type.

Instructions: Download and submit your application and supporting documents to membership@naea.org

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Emeritus Membership

Fees & Eligibility:

  • $66.25 Annual Fee

  • Emeritus status is for individuals who have fully retired from practice
  • You must have already indicated to the IRS on Renewal Form 8554 that you desire "Inactive Retirement Status"

Instructions: Download and submit your application and supporting documents to membership@naea.org

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Except for special circumstances, NAEA does not issue refunds on payments made for membership. Please email membership@naea.org with any questions.

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