Frequently Asked Questions
What are the requirements to be a member?
All IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agents, retired or current agents, with at least five years of service are eligible to become members. Current Special Agents, who qualify, are admitted as non-voting Associate members. You generally, can not have been suspended or convicted of a crime, you can not have left under adverse conditions, or are leaving udner adverse conditions, and you can not have been an embarassment to the IRS.
Can I advertise my business on-line?
Yes! Members may place an advertisement in the "open section" of the Website so that anyone accessing the site may seek your professional services. Last year there were approximately 12,000 hits on the Website per month. Ads are to be renewed annually.
Submit your application for your business using the on-line form. Examples of current ads may be viewed at the "Member Ads" page
What is the cost to join and how do I pay my annual dues ?
The Board of Directors has waived the $50 first-year dues for new members joining AFSA-IRS in 2020. Annual dues thereafter are currently $50.00 and are payable in January of each year when a bill is sent to each member. You may pay your dues by check to the AFSA treasurer or online by going to the "Profile" page in the Member section and using the Google checkout button.
How do I join?
An application for membership is provided online which we strongly recommend candidates use. New members may also mail applications to:
P.O. Box 1187
Helotes, TX 78023
The AFSA-IRS Board of Directors has waived the $50 first-year dues for new members joining AFSA in 2020.
Can IRS Criminal Investigation Division personnel, other than Special Agents, join AFSA?
No. Membership is open to all retired, former and current IRS special agents with at least five years IRS special agent service.
My membership was suspended for non-payment of dues? Do I need to reapply?
No, you do not. Just pay the current dues to our treasurer and he will reinstate you. Afterwards, you may need to update your profile, depending on how many things, if any, have changed. Note: as a reinstated member, that is, one who has been a member before, you are not eligible for the October bonus time for NEW members where people who join after October 1 get up to 15 months membership with 12 months dues.
How many members does AFSA have?
1078 (as of January 16, 2021)