Membership

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  1. What is my username and password?
    Your username is your email we have on record.  Your password can be reset here.

  2. Is it possible to get a copy of the member directory?
    We do not provide a printed copy. However, our members can access the Member Directory online. Mailing labels can be obtained for a one-time use for a minimal charge.

  3. What are the qualifications for student membership?
    Student memberships are complimentary providing you are not certified or working as a staff accountant. Student interns, who are not certified, qualify for student membership.

  4. As an FICPA member, can I use FICPA’s logo on my business card?
    Yes, we are honored to have you display the “Proud Member of the FICPA” logo on your business card and other marketing material. Please refer to the Permissions and Trademark Guidelines under Member Tools for more information.

  5. I just received my CPA license. How does this affect my current student or Associate FICPA Membership?
    Congratulations, you are now eligible to become a regular member with voting rights if you work or reside in FL. Upon notification of your certification by the Board of Accountancy, we will automatically upgrade you and no additional charge for the remainder of the membership year ending June 30 and present you with an FICPA certificate.

  6. Can I get a duplicate Membership Certificate?
    Yes, please send your request to the FICPA with a check in the amount of $10.50 plus sales tax computed using your county’s rate.

  7. If I am licensed in another state, can I be a member?
    Yes, as long as you have a current CPA license from any state or territory of the United States you would qualify for membership either as a regular member if working or residing in Florida or as a Non-Resident member if working or residing outside of Florida.

  8. If I am a Firm Administrator/Office Manager, can I join?
    Yes, we offer a complimentary membership to one (non-CPA, non-staff accountant) firm administrator per office to manage membership, CPE registrations, and staff CPE Trackers/Certificates through the Firm Portal. Membership and access to the firm portal will be granted upon permission from a partner.

  9. How do I participate in Firm Billing?
    If all active FICPA membership renewals are paid for by the firm, then we will register your office for firm billing. The Firm Administrators can pay for all renewals at one time online or print out an invoice.

  10. I am unemployed and/or on medical leave. Is there a different renewal rate?
    We understand that things happen and we value your membership. Please call our Member Services to discuss your situation.

  11. Do you have different rates for members retiring?
    Yes, we have a retired category for those members that reach age 65 and for those retiring early. An affidavit must be submitted to the Member Services.

  12. How do I sign up for FICPA Connect?
    Log into FICPA Connect at http://connect.ficpa.org/ using your current FICPA.org username and password.

  13. Can my firm join?
    Memberships are currently individual. However, we offer group discounts for CPE registrations.

  14. If I am not a CPA or accountant, can I join to network with your members?
    Yes, we have a Professional Affiliate Member category that you may qualify for. Membership requires a letter of recommendation from an active FICPA CPA regular member.

  15. Can I change my chapter preference?
    Yes, the chapter you belong to is your choice.  You can change in your Personal Profile under Preferred Chapter or call the Member Services.