A Dynamic and Diverse Community for Tax Professionals

The National Association of Enrolled Agents is more than a professional organization. When you join our community, we become your partner, your teacher, and your advocate in the halls of Congress and beyond. NAEA believes in your professional commitment, and works hard to bring you benefits and opportunities to begin or expand your career as a tax professional.

Here are a few ways we help our members stand out from other tax professionals:

Continuing Education

Members receive a minimum of 16 free CE offered through our Continuing Education Portal.

EA Journal

Remain current on hot tax topics with the bimonthly EA Journal and weekly e-newsletters.

Tax Directory

Expand your customer clientele with a listing in our Find a Tax Expert Directory.

(only available to regular NAEA members)


Contribute to protecting the profession in the legislative, regulatory, and public policy arenas by supporting NAEA’s advocacy activities.


Stay connected to a professional community of tax experts through the NAEA Member WebBoard.

Exclusive Discounts

Exclusive member offers and discounts, like a free Verifyle Pro account and insurance options.

Membership Options

Whether you’re a tax professional just beginning your career or a seasoned tax pro, NAEA is here to empower you and provide you with the resources, tools and information you’ll need to support your clients. NAEA membership supports your success in the ever-changing landscape of the tax industry, and our membership levels are designed to meet you right where you are – no matter your career stage.

Choose the membership that best suits your professional status:

NAEA Member

(Open to EAs only)

$275 annual fee plus state affiliate annual dues.

Click here to view the list of State Affiliate Dues*.

* If your practice is located in a state with a NAEA state affiliate, then the amount of the affiliate dues is noted. These dues are also annually renewed on the date in which you joined. You MUST maintain membership in both the national and state association.

SEE Passer New Member Discount

(Open to new enrolled agents only)

$175 annual fee
($100 discount off first year of membership)

SEE Passers get FREE access to NAEA’s Line by Line Tax Basic Certificate Program.

To qualify for NAEA SEE Passer membership, candidate MUST agree to provide the NAEA membership department documentation showing that you passed the Special Enrollment Exam (SEE) within the last 12 months.

This should be one of the following:

  • Enrolled Agent License
  • Enrolled Agent Certificate
  • Prometric Score Reports for all three parts of the Special Enrollment Exam

The SEE Passer discount cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions.

Questions? Email

NAEA Associate

(Open to unenrolled preparers and aspiring EAs)

$275 annual fee.

Affiliate Membership is optional for Associate Members. Click here to view the list of State Affiliate Dues

Associates get FREE access to the Surgent EA Review Course-Part 1

Academic Associate

(Open to students and instructors)

2-year complimentary membership.

$35 for each subsequent year after complimentary period for up to 8 years. After this 10-year period, the member must change to an Associate or Regular membership type.

Those in an accredited college or professional school in a tax, accounting, or finance program applying for a complimentary Academic Associate Membership, please provide one of the following:

  • Copy of your Class Schedule
  • Copy of your Transcripts
  • A letter from your Dean as proof of eligibility

*Individuals defined by IRS Circular 230 (i.e. EAs, CPAs, CFPs, etc.) are not eligible for this membership type.

Submit your application online along with supporting documents in PDF format using the link below.

Emeritus Membership

(Open to retirees)

$68 annual fee

  • Emeritus status is for individuals who have fully retired from practice.
  • You must have already indicated to the IRS on Renewal Form 8554 that you desire “inactive retirement status.”
  • You must be a regular member in good standing with an active membership for at least one year in order to apply for Emeritus membership

Email with a PDF copy of your letter from the IRS confirming your inactive agent status.

Need help choosing the membership that’s right for you? Contact us.

NEW: NAEA Members Access TheTaxBook™  WebLibrary for $229!

TheTaxBook WebLibrary Plus is an award-winning online tax research solution. Members always receive early-bird special pricing and free shipping and can now add a subscription to TheTaxBook WebLibrary Plus when renewing their membership for only $229 ($319 Retail Price). Your subscription includes access to every edition of TheTaxBook as well as an extensive Government Documents library. Having the most up-to-date tax information at your fingertips is critical. Find information fast, with well-written and easy-to-understand explanations and examples. Save both time and money by using TheTaxBook WebLibrary Plus.

Voted the number one tax reference book in America over the last nine years, TheTaxBook is known for its fast-answer format, client-friendly content, and customer satisfaction rating of 98.6%.

“I was thrilled to have a new EA discount for my first-year membership fees. NAEA has been a very prominent resource for me since passing my exams. I truly appreciate the organization!”

Laurel Rieping

“[I] did have a wonderful experience taking three certificate programs: partnerships, basic foreign and S-corps (in-progress). The programs enhanced, refreshed, and improved my skills as an Enrolled Agent. I liked getting the certificates and the CE. Thank you!”

Ronald J. Hanson, EA, NTPI Fellow

16 Free CE Credits Per Year

Build your expertise through our continuing education courses. NAEA members receive a minimum of 16 free CE every year offered through our Continuing Education Portal.

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