Section memberships

Which AICPA section membership is right for you?

Consider your current area of expertise, and explore future areas where you can meet growing demand and career opportunities.


Everything CPA tax practitioners need to stay ahead of trends, and your advantage as the most trusted provider of professional tax services

Personal Financial Planning

Tools, advocacy and guidance to strengthen your services in estate, tax, retirement, risk management and investment planning


Supporting your work with NFPs through the latest accounting, auditing, tax and governance resources

Forensic and Valuation Services

Professional guidance, resources and tools for your forensic accounting and business valuation role

A deeper dive into your focus area, with tools and resources you'll use every day

Whether you're looking to enhance your current expertise, build new competencies or pivot your career in a new direction, we have the tools, resources, CPE and community you need to make a smooth and successful transition.


How do you prepare to be the best in your profession?

“There are three great reasons to join: First, it pays for itself. The free CPE alone is worth the price. Next, you get great guidance and resources from some of the best and brightest people in tax. And lastly, you get to meet so many amazing people by volunteering for AICPA committees and attending AICPA events.”

Brandon Lagarde, CPA, J.D., LLM
Postlethwaite & Netterville


“There is so much change taking place in the financial reporting world today. Revenue, leases, not-for-profit financial reporting. All of these changes — the Section is a place I can go to find tools and resources to help my organization adopt those.”

Jennifer Brenner, CPA
Vice President, Controller 
World Vision US


“The PFP Section supported the development of my financial planning practice with best practices aligned with my CPA professional value. In the beginning, the PFP Section’s how-to guides gave me the confidence of being on the right track. Along the way, it connected me to deep and wide expertise from the profession’s thought leaders. It’s very comforting to have such a level of excellence on your side. The section’s extensive resources create value no financial professional can miss … or should do without.”

Jean-Luc Bourdon, CPA/PFS  
Founder and wealth adviser
Lucent Wealth Planning


“The in-depth practice aids on valuation and litigation topics are worth the price of the membership alone. These sources are invaluable to any person practicing in the dispute resolution or valuation practice areas, and you will be hard-pressed to find the level of author expertise anywhere else.”

Tim Cowley, CPA/ABV/CFF
Managing Partner
Cowley CPAs, PLC

Benefits of joining an AICPA section

Section membership delivers what you want — and what you need — to advise your clients and organizations you serve.

Individual memberships

Access to exclusive resources, networking and guidance for accounting and finance professionals

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Credentials and CGMA designation

Achievements that amplify and display your expertise to the world

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