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Membership

Dues Reduction Information

TEMPORARILY OUT OF THE WORKFORCE POLICY

This dues class is available to any member:

  • Who has lost his or he job for more than six months and is looking for new employment;
  • Who is providing full-time care to a loved one(s) without compensation;
  • Who has retired (working less than 1,000 hours per year) but is not yet 65 years of age;
  • Who is not working due to temporary illness or disability; or
  • Who is a full-time student and is certified.

Classification criteria:

  • Must be a member in good standing for at least three years.
  • Must adhere to a five-year limitation for the duration of their membership. The five years can be consecutive or in one-year increments.
  • Members classified as temporarily out of the workforce will pay the retiree dues rate.
  • The dues reduction is not available to any dues classification with dues below the retiree rate.
  • Must submit a signed application for the dues classification annually affirming their current status, with a pledge to alert the NYSSCPA if they re-enter the workforce or otherwise become ineligible for this status.

Waiver requests, as opposed to a dues reduction, criteria:

  • Only provided for Active Military Duty or extenuating circumstances (medical) that prevent a member from employment.
  • Must be submitted in a formal letter along with a completed application, and will be handled on a case-by-case basis by the Membership Committee.
  • Must submit a signed application for the waiver annually affirming their status, with a pledge to alert the NYSSCPA if they re-enter the workforce or otherwise become ineligible for this status.

If you have any questions regarding the policy, please feel free to contact Xiomara Fox at 212-719-8395 or via email at xfox@nysscpa.org.

For more information about the FAE Benevolent Fund, please click here.

To apply for a reduction in your 2017/2018 dues amount, please complete the application below.

 
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Under the terms of its 017 reduced dues class, the Society may grant a dues reduction for the following reasons. 
Please select the one that most applies to you




 

Please complete the questions related to your application reason.

If you are applying for a dues reduction due to "Full Unemployment", please answer the following questions

 
Are you currently collecting unemployment insurance?
 
Once you have completed this section, scroll to the bottom to upload any accompanying files, confirm your information and submit your application

If you are applying for a dues reduction due to "Full-Time Student", please answer the following questions. 

Please also attach a copy of your current class registration below
Are you working full or part-time while in school?
 
Once you have completed this section, scroll to the bottom to upload any accompanying files, confirm your information and submit your application

If you are applying for a dues reduction due to "Financial Hardship", please answer the following questions
Are you currently on SSI?

If you answered yes to the previous question, please provide copy of the benefits verification letter from SSI by uploading at the bottom of this form or submit via fax to Member Services at 1 (866) 495-1354 or email xfox@nysscpa.org.
Are you on family leave?

Are you caring for a loved one(s) with no compensation?


Are you currently employed?

Once you have completed this section, scroll to the bottom to upload any accompanying files, confirm your information and submit your application

If you are applying for a dues reduction due to "Retired", please answer the following questions
Are you under 62 years of age?

Once you have completed this section, scroll to the bottom to upload any accompanying files, confirm your information and submit your application

If you are applying for a dues reduction due to "Waiver", please answer the following questions
Are you currently on Active Military duty?

If ou answered yes to the previous question, please provide copy of your military deployment letter from the US Government by uploading wit below or submitting via fax to Member Services at 1 (866) 495-1354 or email xfox@nysscpa.org.

All applicants continue here

Confirm the information entered above is correct

Please upload any files relevant to your application
 
 

Before clicking submit, make sure all mandatory fields are filled out. If you click submit and do not receive confirmation, please scroll up to ensure all required fields are populated.