As a society member, you’re part of a statewide professional association that is dedicated to serving the CPA profession. Available to you are various benefits and opportunities – from networking to money-saving discounts.
Our conferences, classes, volunteer activities, and local chapters are opportunities to connect with other CPAs. You may find someone to help solve a problem, or maybe ever a new customer.
Through the newsletter, website, convention, and other correspondence, we keep you informed of current happenings and changes on a state and national basis. You will also find news of Society committees, CPE, career opportunities and available publications.
We reach out to high school students, exposing them to the opportunities of this profession. We can also help you find staff members with complimentary ad space in the newsletter and on our Career Opportunities page. Another option is our partnership with CareerBank.
The association website brings you news about the profession, education, etc.
We provide classes, conferences, the annual convention and web programs with discounted prices for members. The website shows course listings and links to self study providers. In house education is also available. Our seminar leaders come from throughout the nation, and rank well in participant evaluations. The spring Management Conference and fall Convention provide numerous programs on a variety of topics, plus opportunity for networking.
By helping with a volunteer group, you can expand your network of CPAs – giving you people to contact for specific questions you may face. You get experience working in a volunteer setting. By leading a committee, you can gain leadership experience. Your volunteer role gives you a chance to give something back to the profession. The Society also has a mentor program for new CPAs. You can learn about the profession - opportunities, how to get involved, career ideas, etc.
While you’re busy tending to business, the Society is busy looking after your interests – monitoring legislative proposals, watching for issues that might harm the profession, speaking out in your interest. We also maintain contact with the AICPA, congressional leaders, the Tax Department. Your society promotes the CPA image in the market, through the purchase of media advertising. Your membership directly supports this kind of activity.
The Society now offers 5 Board of Director $1000 scholarships. Student members and affiliates are eligible. For details, see Scholarships.
Health Insurance: Ask your local Blue rep. about the CPA-LPA plan, though it may not be an option in light of the ACA provisions.
Life Insurance: Available to members. AICPA plan. Higher coverage is available if you’re an AICPA member; even higher if you’re a member of AICPA and a Society.
LTD: Available to members through the AICPA LTD program. If you’re an AICPA member, there are higher levels of coverage available.
As a Society member, you can receive discounts on CPA Exam preparation materials from various publishers. For more information click here.
Member discounts are available, for UPS shipping services. Click.
Discounts are available for members and their co-workers at OfficeDepot stores and online. For business or personal use. To sign up click here. For help, contact Susan Lerner, Major Account Manager, Office Depot 201-253-5215, or Susan.email@example.com
We have a student recruitment DVD available for use with high school and college audiences to promote careers as a CPA. It shows students that accounting is about more than just numbers.
Save on AAA membership providing roadside help – includes battery service, fuel delivery and towing. Members may also save on other travel services. Contact AAA North Dakota -- 282-6222 (Fargo), 223-6660 (Bismarck). When calling, advise the agent you’re a member of NDCPAS. Click here for more information.
$20 phone discount, and 20% phone accessories. Call for a coupon -- 877-637-2727.
The North Dakota CPA Society and Wolters Kluwer have partnered together to offer you exclusive discounts on CCH® tax and accounting books, including U.S. Master Tax Guide®, Internal Revenue Code, Income Tax Regulations, the State Tax Handbook, and more. Save 40% off select Books of the Month, 25% off authoritative CCH® Publications. Earn CPE credits with CCH® certificate programs, webinars and learning center courses. Click to view and order.
Discounted rates have been established at the following hotels: Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo and the the Grand Hotel, Minot. Mention you are an NDCPAS member. Discounts are also available at Tharaldson hotels -- for business or personal use. Click here for Tharaldson details.
Reduced rates on copies and design services. Click here for more information.
Audio/web conferencing -- on-demand reservation-less and fully managed Operator-Assisted services. Click for details.
Confidential report review for members as a no-cost, no-risk improvement opportunity. Simply contact NDCPAS, at 877-637-2727.
The NDCPAS newsletter keeps members informed of current happenings and changes on a statewide and national basis. It also provides news of Society committees, CPE, career opportunities, publications and more. Newsletter.
The Society has a mentor program for new CPAs. It's a way to learn about the profession, opportunities, how to get involved, career ideas, etc. To participate -- as a mentor or new CPA, contact NDCPAS, at 877-637-2727.
No-cost ads may be placed in the newsletter and our website, for job openings and other business opportunities.
Questions? Call the Society office, at 877-637-2727.