II. Membership Requirements
Members must have at least seven years of experience in the tax field.
There is no
limit on the number of members from a firm. The emphasis is on
quality and experience.
attending at least one meeting, a prospective member is proposed by a
current member, who applies to the President or Secretary-Treasurer, who
submits the application to the Gang of Five.
are with law or accounting firms, but the membership also
includes sole practitioners and academics. Membership may continue after
working in industry may become members if they have unique
experience or they were members before joining industry. Government
employees are not permitted to be members.
required to make presentations from time to time, expected to
be once every five years. Officers are not expected to make presentations
until five years after the end of their term. Presentations may be made by
non-members, including visiting professors and government officials. Written
material is expected. PowerPoint presentations are permitted.