Powering Your Tax Career –
CSEA membership helps YOU get down to business!

CSEA membership shows the world you are serious about the tax profession!

By becoming a Member you will:

  • Make professional connections and extend your network
  • Broaden your knowledge base
  • Stay informed on the latest tax law changes
  • Protect your right to practice
  • Promote your expertise
  • Gain access to members-only insider information, benefits and discounts
  • Reap the benefit of CSEA's relationships with state and federal taxing agencies
  • Support the greater good. CSEA is known and respected in the state Capitol and in the executive offices of the state tax agencies for our work on your behalf as a tax professional and for our work on behalf of your clients as taxpayers.

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  

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

  “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 

Your Membership Options

See below for your membership options and to join online. You may also download a membership application. If you would like more information or help with joining, call the CSEA office during regular business hours at (800) 777-2732, or email us at

 If you're an Enrolled Agent with a practice in California, you can join CSEA as a full Member or as a California EA Associate. Other tax professionals (CPA, CRTP, etc.) may join as an Associate (click the "Other Tax  Professionals" tab above).

Full Members receive all Member benefits, including reduced-price education, complete website access, all newsletters and industry communications, and can vote in State and Chapter elections as well as hold leadership positions at both the State and Chapter level.

  • Full Members must hold concurrent dual membership in NAEA and CSEA and are required to be a member of a CSEA Chapter.
  • Full Members may be eligible for Emeritus membership upon retirement.
  • CSEA dues - $195
  • Chapter dues - $0 to $30, depending on the Chapter
  • NAEA dues - $275 (join here or visit for details and special offers)

California EA Associates receive the same member benefits, including reduced-price education, website access, newsletters and industry communications, but cannot vote in State or Chapter elections and cannot hold leadership positions at either the State or Chapter level.

  • CSEA dues - $195
  • Chapter dues - $0 to $30, depending on the Chapter

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