CPA Members

Any individual who is a licensed Certified Public Accountant of any state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia. Voting rights if either work or reside in Florida. Eligible to serve on Council, standing committees, general committees, and task forces, including Chair or Vice Chair positions. Eligible for chapter membership and eligible to serve as a chapter officer or chapter board member.
Non-Voting if neither work nor reside in the state of Florida. Eligible to serve on general committees and task forces, including Chair or Vice Chair positions. Eligible for chapter membership and eligible to serve as a chapter officer or chapter board member.
 

  • CPA Certified 5 years or more: $375
  • CPA Certified less than 5 years: $275
  • Retired: $110
    Any individual who is fifty-five (55) years or older, has retired from the accounting profession, and either is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in any state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia or was so licensed at any time during the past ten (10) years. Such person affirms that they do not prepare tax returns, compilations, performs accounting or auditing work, prepares reviews or provides MAS services for a fee in excess of 500 hours in a twelve (12) month period. There is not a restriction of hours worked on a volunteer basis. Voting membership if work or resides in Florida.
  • Business and Accounting Educator: Complimentary
    An adjunct or full-time business, data analytics, accounting, or finance professor at a Florida college or university. The educator agrees to promote the FICPA student and elevation to CPA Candidate membership and announce upcoming FICPA student events and available career resources, along with FICPA Scholarship Foundation opportunities to their students. An adjunct professor does not qualify for this  category if jointly working as a CPA or accounting and finance professor.
    Voting Membership if a licensed Certified Public Accountant of any state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia and either work or reside in Florida. Eligible to serve on Council and standing committees if a Voting member. Eligible to serve on general committees and task forces, including Chair or Vice Chair positions. Eligible for chapter membership and eligible to serve as a chapter officer or chapter board member.

 

Affiliate Members

Any non-CPA individual not currently holding an active or inactive Certified Public Accountant license from any state or territory. Affiliate members are non-voting and are not eligible to serve on Council or standing committees.

  • Accounting and Finance Professional (formerly Associate): $195
    Open to industry-related non-CPA professionals working in a professional accounting or finance position, who are not approved to sit for the CPA exam or Eligible for Exam by the DBPR in Florida, and does not qualify for another category of membership.
    Eligible to serve on general committees and task forces, including Chair or Vice Chair positions. Eligible for chapter membership and eligible to serve as chapter officer or chapter board member.
  • Firm Administrator/Office Manager (Non-CPA): Complimentary
    An individual who is designated as a firm administrator or office manager for an entity and said individual does not hold a certificate as a CPA and does not otherwise qualify for a different category of membership. The entity must employ at least one active FICPA CPA member. 
    Non-Voting Member and not eligible to serve on general committees and task forces. Eligible for chapter membership and eligible to serve as chapter officer or chapter board member. Not eligible to hold a leadership position: committee chair, FICPA Council or standing committee member.
  • CPA Candidate: $41
    A college graduate with a degree in accounting or finance that is currently listed with the Board of Accountancy as ‘Eligible for Exam’ or CPA 'Application in Process' and does not qualify for another category of membership. A maximum of 3 years in this category.
    Non-voting member. Not eligible for general committee or task force service. Eligible for chapter membership. Not eligible to hold a leadership position: committee chair, FICPA Council or standing committee member. Not eligible to serve as chapter officer or chapter board member.
  • Student: Complimentary
    An undergraduate student attending a college or university majoring in accounting or finance and does not qualify for another category of membership. A maximum of 5 years in this category.
    Non-voting member and not eligible for committee service. Not eligible to hold a leadership position: committee chair, FICPA Council or standing committee member. Not eligible to serve as chapter officer or chapter board member. Eligible for chapter membership.
  • Professional Affiliate: $495
    Affiliated suppliers providing relevant and complementary services or products to the accounting and finance profession. Such individuals are not CPAs nor employed at public accounting firms, do not qualify for Organization Membership or other membership categories. Professional Affiliates must provide a letter of recommendation from a Florida Licensed CPA who is a current FICPA member in good standing.  The FICPA reserves the right to reject a Professional Affiliate application.
    Non-voting membership. Eligible for chapter membership. Not eligible to hold a leadership position: committee chair, FICPA Council or standing committee member, chapter officer, or chapter Board member.

    See full description and application here.
CPE sponsors

The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: NASBARegistry.org