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California Alliance of Taxpayer Advocates

New Membership Application

Information collected on this Membership Application will never be shared with any person, company or organization outside of CATA

  1. I hereby apply for membership in the California Alliance of Taxpayer Advocates.
  2. I am at least 21 years of age.
  3. I am employed on a full time basis (except for time spent in management of property owned by myself or family) in the profession of state and local property tax management and consulting. I certify that less than ten percent of my income, billing or services involve representing the interests of any government agency or political subdivision of the State in connection with State or local property taxation. If I am an attorney, I certify that I do not represent any such entity in connection with State or local property taxation.
  4. I certify that the information contained in this membership application is correct. Upon request I will submit to verification of such information. I understand that if my application for membership is approved, any false statements or omissions on the application or any other material required for membership approval shall be considered sufficient cause for revocation of my membership. California Alliance of Taxpayer Advocates is hereby authorized to investigate my personal history as given on this application.
  5. I have read both the Bylaws and Code of Ethics and agree to be governed by them as well as to promote the objectives of CATA.
Membership Application

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Current CATA Member Reference

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Your card will be charged $1,000 for your first year of membership or it will be charged $1,275 if you opt in to the CATA PAC.

Company or personal checks should be made payable and remitted to:

California Alliance of Taxpayer Advocates
455 Capitol Mall, Suite 600
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tax ID 35-2412364

Contributions or gifts to CATA and CATA PAC are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, a portion of dues payments (not PAC contributions) may be deductible by members as an ordinary and necessary business expense. For the 2022 membership year, 20% of dues payments are allocable to the non-deductible lobbying expenditures of CATA. 100% of contributions to CATA PAC are non-deductible.