Dues Information

DEADLINES

  • DUES: MAY 1, IF A MEMBER BY JANUARY 31 OF CURRENT YEAR
  • NEW MEMBER DUES: 5 MONTHS AFTER MEMBERSHIP ACCEPTANCE OR DECEMBER 15, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST
  • DUES REDUCTION REQUESTS: MARCH BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

AOA RULE:

One-quarter of dues must be received by March 31, or you will be dropped from AOA roster (and, therefore, VOA roster). If a doctor reinstates in the same year, the O.D. must pay AOA dues for the entire year.
2019 VOA/AOA Dues (click here for 2018 information)
LICENSURE VOA AOA TOTAL
Active 914.86 960.00 1,874.86
4th 777.63 720.00 1,497.63
3rd 640.40 480.00 1,120.40
2nd 503.16 192.00 695.16
1st 365.94 96.00 461.94
*Optometric Residence & Licensure, Years 1-6 -- Contact the VOA Office

 

AGE VOA AOA TOTAL
70 686.15 Contact VOA 686.15 + AOA
71 457.43 Contact VOA 457.43 + AOA
72 & up 228.72 Contact VOA 228.72 + AOA
  • AOA/AOA military dues - 25% VOA active dues = 228.72 + AOA 960.00 = 1,188.72
  • AOA only military dues - 25% active dues = 228.72
  • Civil service dues - 50% VOA active dues =  457.43 + AOA 960.00 = 1,417.43
  • Student member dues = 5.00
  • Assoc member dues - 50% active dues = 457.43 VOA only
  • Assoc optometric retired - 30% VOA active dues + AOA 100.00 = 374.46
  • Assoc optometric disabled - 30% active dues = 562.46
  • Dues waiver/extensions - must request in writing for board of trustee approval
  • Dues reduction (partial practice) - must use dues reduction form with society approval to present for board of trustee approval.

DISCLOSURES:      Dues, contributions or gifts to the VOA or AOA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income purposes.  However, they may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business-related expenses subject to restrictions (federal definition of lobbying) imposed as a result of association lobbying activities.  The non-deductible portion of your 2019 dues is as follows: 8.2% of your VOA dues and 11% of your AOA dues. 

Please contact VOA office for dues reduction request form.

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