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Powering Your Tax Career – CSEA Membership helps YOU get down to Business!


The California Society of Enrolled Agents takes your tax career as seriously as you do. Your CSEA membership lets you focus on what’s important – continuing to build a successful career! Click here to view the member benefits of CSEA Membership. By becoming a Member you will:

  • Make professional connections
  • Build your knowledge base
  • Be informed on tax law changes
  • Protect your right to practice
  • Promote your expertise
  • Get access to 19 local Chapters throughout CA

Why Join CSEA?

What our members are saying...

“My involvement in CSEA has resulted in a network of experts, in a wide variety of tax issues, who are readily accessible and willing to provide assistance whenever needed.” – Bob W., EA – CSEA Member

“Professional friends are priceless as a sole practitioner.” Jeanette H., EA – CSEA Member

“It has opened my eyes to other opportunities for me to grow and challenge myself. I have increased recognition from my co-workers who are attorneys. I have formed new relationships which are both friendships and professional. I feel that I have found a professional home for myself. As a paralegal and EA I am now more solid in my professional affiliation with the EA designation.” Joyce C., EA – CSEA Member

Associate Members are those working the tax industry, but are not enrolled agents in California. Join us today!
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Full Members are Enrolled Agents working in California. Join us today!
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Student members are enrolled in a tax, accounting or finance career track and are not currently or nor been previously engaged in tax preparation. Join us today!
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Which type of membership is right for you?

 Member Type Description   Pricing
 CA Enrolled Agent Members
 Full Member with voting and leadership rights
Enrolled Agents who reside in or maintain their principal place of business in the State of California and are Members of a Chapter and of the National Association. $195 Annually plus Chapter dues, if any ($0-$30 per year)
 Associate Members
 (Non-voting)
Individuals engaged in any aspect of tax preparation/consultation, who are not California Enrolled Agents or International Associates. These individuals hold a CPA, CTEC Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP) or attorney designation, or are tax preparers living and primarily practicing outside of California. $195 Annually plus Chapter dues, if any ($0-$30 per year)
 Student Associates
 (Non-voting)
Individuals pursuing a tax, accounting or finance career who do not yet hold an Enrolled Agent (EA), CTEC Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP), Registered Tax Return Preparer (RTRP), certified public accountant (CPA) or attorney designation. Students must prove eligibility to renew this type of membership.  $45 Annually
 International Associates
 (Non-voting)
Individuals in foreign countries who hold the following or similar designations: Enrolled Agent (EA), certified public tax accountant (CPTA), certified public accountant (CPA) or attorney. To join as an International Member, please contact our office at (916) 366-6646.  $120 Annually
 Members Emeritus Enrolled Agents who have been Members for the preceding five (5) years and are now on “inactive retired status” as defined by Circular 230. To join as a Member Emeritus, please contact our office at (916) 366-6646.  $45 Annually