Member Benefits

We're here to help you engage, connect, and thrive - today and into the future.

More than 6,000 members strong, the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants is the state's premier membership association for CPAs and financial professionals. We're here to help you - through every stage of your career - in a rapidly changing profession.

Explore the value of CTCPA membership for professionals working in public accounting. 

Lead and achieve with programs designed for Connecticut CPAs and accounting professionals. We’re committed to continuously expanding and enhancing our programs and benefits to make sure we’re delivering a strong return on investment.

View specialized programs for professionals in business, not-for-profit, education, government, and more. 

Our diverse membership includes about half professionals in public accounting and half at businesses and organizations. See some of the ways we help our business, not-for-profit, education, and government members engage and connect.

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Engaging and Expanding your network

Community

Participate in peer-to-peer discussion in the specialized groups that are right for you.  

We have nearly two dozen committees and groups on everything from state and federal tax to small businesses and finance professionals in industry. Connect with colleagues, subject matter experts, regulators, legislators, new professionals  just starting out, and everyone in between.

Ask questions and swap knowledge in our private online community.  

We have 20+ groups in CTCPA Connect to help you crack the tax code, share CPA Exam survival tips, connect with specialized groups and committees, and more. You can chat with your peers and ask questions of other professionals at any time and from anywhere - it's as simple as sending an email.

Engage, make connections, and learn at exclusive members-only programs. 

In our members-only programs (many of which are complimentary to members!), engage in in-depth peer-to-peer discussion and hear from experts and regulators on a wide range of topics important to your organization – data analytics, robotics in finance, blockchain, financial reporting, compliance, labor and employment issues, taxation, and more.

Connect with professionals in other industries through joint programs and events. 

Form meaningful relationships and help your business grow and thrive. Our diverse membership includes about half professionals at businesses and half in public accounting. Our joint programs connect you with other professionals including attorneys, bankers, engineers, architects, and more.

Learn and have fun at our specialized new and young professionals, diversity, and industry-specific events. 

From educational breakfasts to business chemistry training to even laser tag and zip-lining, our specialized programs offer something for everyone. 


Bringing you The information and resources you need to stay on the cutting edge

Education

Keep on top of emerging issues from technology and the economy to the latest regulatory and compliance developments. 

We bring you the learning opportunities you need to keep pace in a rapidly changing world on topics including accounting and auditing, taxation, business management, finance, technology, ethics, personal and career development, leadership, ethics, and more. 

Take advantage of specialized professional development  for you and your team ... 

Grow your career and stay ahead of the latest developments and trends. Our extensive professional development programs offer a match for every learning style - from livestream and webinars to on-demand self-study.  Easily match learning opportunities with your professional development needs.

... at a generous discount.

CTCPA members save up to $125 per eight-hour course on our high-quality professional development - and can earn more than 40 hours of complimentary CPE credit through our complimentary members-only programs.


Making the world safe for CPAs - and getting you connected

Advocacy

We're advocating on your behalf at the State Capitol and beyond.

Members rely on us to stay in-the-know and help them get involved.  Not only do we work hard to defend the profession and Connecticut organizations against harmful legislation, we also maintain connections with legislators and regulators and pursue a number of legislative and regulatory initiatives each year. 

Stay in the loop with legislative and regulatory updates.

Our advocacy update emails bring you the news you need on not only accounting matters, but human resources, regulatory reform, transportation, and more.  Members also receive the New England Advocacy Update to get the latest news from our fellow CPA associations. 

Take action easily with our legislative action alerts.

We making sure you know what's happening at the state Capitol and regulatory agencies, and issue action alerts when it's time to get involved and reach out to your elected officials. Our Voter Voice Action Center makes it easy for you to find and contact your legislators. 

Get connected with regulators, agency leaders, and policymakers.

We’re well-connected, and we’re here to make sure our members are as well.  From the Department of Revenue Services, Department of Labor, State Board of Accountancy, state lawmakers, or others, it doesn’t matter if the issue is specific to you or your company or the profession as a whole – we’re here to help you get the answers you need. 


Take advantage of that membership Return on Investment

Members Savings and Discounts

Our exclusive member benefits and partnerships save you money on insurance, shopping, professional needs, and much, much more. 

Here's just a sampling of how your CTCPA membership can save you time and money. Explore some of the savings below, or click through to see our full suite of Member Perks and Partnerships including insurance, software, shipping, business cell phone plans, entertainment, fitness, daycare, and more.!

$180

Save $180 annually on contacts or  eyeglasses alone with our new  dental and vision insurance for you, your family, and your company.

$1,786

Attend 40 free members-only educational programs and earn 47 CPE credits.

$355

Save by qualifying for the member rate on your firm’s mandatory peer review.  

$250

Sit for a free professional  headshot for LinkedIn,  your website, and more. (Just email kirstenp@ctcpas.org to set up an appointment!)

$300

Get a welcome bonus if you or  a family member refinances  student loans through our  partnership with SoFi

$125

Enjoy this average savings for each professional development course you attend at the CTCPA member rate.