Become a Member of TEI


TEI recognizes the strength a wide and diverse range of professionals offers the Institute. Membership today encompasses everyone from students to retired in-house tax executives. Members are employed by roughly 3,000 corporations around the world, including many Fortune 100 companies.

TEI’s membership year runs from July 1 – June 30. New members joining from January 1 – March 31 will receive a credit for half their dues paid on the next dues cycle. New members joining from April 1 – June 30 will receive membership through the end of the following fiscal year.

Apply online to become a new member of TEI

  1. Confirm you meet the eligibility requirements.
  2. Log in to Don't have a log in? Register to create your profile.
  3. Once you've finished creating your profile, you'll be prompted to complete the online membership application form.  If applying for Full membership, remember to include enough employment history to meet the 5-year minimum requirement!
  4. Submit payment for your first year of dues - $25 for Student and Emeritus members; $100 for Associate members or $275 for Full members. If you need an invoice to pay against, email to request one.

Our membership department will be in touch soon if there are any questions or to let you know the status of your application. Please email if you have any questions or concerns during the process.

Convert your membership to emeritus status

Retired corporate tax professionals who are not working in consulting or public accounting are eligible to convert their membership to emeritus status. To change your status, download and fill out the PDF version of our member emeritus form. Return you completed form to

Lapsed TEI membership

Has your TEI membership lapsed? If your membership lapsed within the past 5 years you can rejoin by logging in at and going to "My Profile." You should see a "Rejoin" link at the top under Welcome. If you don't, please contact Member Services at

Renew your TEI membership

Membership dues invoices are posted to member accounts in March. The most convenient way to renew is online: log in at, under "My Information" click "Edit". Then you should see an option for "My Invoices" and you can pay it.

If the renewal invoice does not appear, members contact Member Services at or at 202.464.8357, 9am-5pm ET, Monday-Friday.

Renewal Period: Invoices to renew your TEI membership, are sent in March to cover the upcoming fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Payment is due on or before June 30.

Members in Transition

Temporarily unemployed members whose dues remain up to date may continue their membership for the current year plus two additional years while they seek a full-time in-house position. For more information contact TEI’s Membership Department, 202-638-5601 or