Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS) - Firm membership
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Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS) - Firm membership

Sep 05, 2020 · 1 min read



From $50.00/yr

Successfully managing a firm means cultivating a vibrant culture and fostering talent while serving clients in a constantly changing environment. The Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS) supports CPA firms of all sizes in the everyday intricacies of running a practice by providing practical and customizable practice management resources.

PCPS is an add-on firm membership section within the AICPA. With membership starting at only $50 per CPA, up to a max of $850 per firm, it’s a great investment for the wealth of resources you can use in your practice, regardless of your size. Plus, all firm staff (not limited to AICPA members) are eligible for the benefits and discounts of PCPS membership!

PCPS Membership Requirements (Full Requirements available below)

Partner or owner must complete the online application.

  • Majority of the firm’s financial and voting interest must reside with CPAs. All eligible CPA owners/shareholders must be AICPA members

  • Firm must be a U.S. based public accounting firm (consulting firms may be approved on a case-by-case basis)


Firm sizeAnnual dues
1 CPA$50
2-5 CPAs$100
6-10 CPAs$300
11-24 CPAs$550
25-99 CPAs$700
100+ CPAs$850

Register for an interactive web tour and learn how to get the most out of PCPS membership. We’ll explore PCPS member-only benefits and discounts, highlight and demonstrate turnkey tools, and provide tips on how to access resources easily.


Human Capital Center

Get sample job descriptions, a flexibility toolkit, an internship guide and much more

Succession Planning Resource Center

Access resources for short- and long-term planning

Trusted Client Advisor Toolbox

Get a structured approach for expanding beyond A&A and tax work

Do you have questions?

For more information on the Private Companies Practice Section, or if you have questions about the dues structure, email

Download the pcps membership eligibility requirements

File name: pcps-membership-eligibility-requirements.pdf

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