Make Your Voice Heard on Capitol Hill by Giving to the AICPA PAC

The Congressional and Political Affairs Team reminds members that your voluntary contribution to the Institute’s political action committee (AICPA PAC) directly benefits you. The profession has one way to ensure that what is being legislated in Washington is productive to your business interests—by being heard. Your contribution to the AICPA PAC sends a strong positive message to legislators. Every day, legislators are addressing issues affecting our profession. Your contribution shows that CPAs are politically aware and actively involved in issues affecting the country.

When you receive your AICPA dues statement, please remember to include the PAC on the dues checkoff. Your voluntary donation to this committee does make a difference.

For further information on these legislative issues and congressional-related inquiries, please contact the Congressional and Political Affairs Team at or 202-737-6600.


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