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    ABA is the national face of independent bookselling. Our members are booksellers, publishers, wholesalers, vendors, and industry friends. Choose your membership category below, and join your colleagues in this fast-moving profession.

    Which situation applies?

    Are you planning to open a bookstore?
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    Join as a Provisional Member.

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    PROVISIONAL MEMBER
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    Beginning in 2015: The American Booksellers for Free Expression has become an integrated program of ABA. Please consider a contribution to help The ABFE Group at ABA with its important work to protect free speech and fight censorship.

    Payment

    Please note: Dues paid to the ABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. ABA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues –  i.e. the portion which is allocable to lobbying – is 3%.

    Already own or operate a bookstore in the United States or Canada?
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    Join as a Regular Member.

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    ABOUT STORE
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    Beginning in 2015: ABA membership now includes being an ABFE Supporter! The American Booksellers for Free Expression has become an integrated program of ABA. Please consider an additional contribution to help the ABFE Group at ABA with its important work to protect free speech and fight censorship.*

    Payment

    Please note: Dues paid to the ABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. ABA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues –  i.e. the portion which is allocable to lobbying – is 3%.

    Is 75% or more of the store inventory used books?
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    Join as a Used Bookstore Member.

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    Amount Payable

    Beginning in 2015: ABA membership now includes being an ABFE Supporter! The American Booksellers for Free Expression has become an integrated program of ABA. Please consider an additional contribution to help the ABFE Group at ABA with its important work to protect free speech and fight censorship.*

    Payment

    Please note: Dues paid to the ABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. ABA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues –  i.e. the portion which is allocable to lobbying – is 3%.

    Is your bookstore outside the United States or Canada?
    Review Benefits

    Join as an International Member.

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    COMPANY
    Amount payable

    Beginning in 2015: The American Booksellers for Free Expression has become an integrated program of ABA. Please consider a contribution to help The ABFE Group at ABA with its important work to protect free speech and fight censorship.

    Payment

    Please note: Dues paid to the ABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. ABA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues –  i.e. the portion which is allocable to lobbying – is 3%.

    Are you a publisher, wholesaler, distributor or other vendor?
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    Join as an Associate Member.

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    ASSOCIATE MEMBER
    Amount payable

    Beginning in 2015: The American Booksellers for Free Expression has become an integrated program of ABA. Please consider a contribution to help The ABFE Group at ABA with its important work to protect free speech and fight censorship.

    Payment

    Please note: Dues paid to the ABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. ABA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues –  i.e. the portion which is allocable to lobbying – is 3%.

    Would you like to support the independent bookselling community?
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    Join as an Auxiliary Member.

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    COMPANY
    Amount payable

    Beginning in 2015: The American Booksellers for Free Expression has become an integrated program of ABA. Please consider a contribution to help The ABFE Group at ABA with its important work to protect free speech and fight censorship.

    Payment

    Please note: Dues paid to the ABA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. ABA estimates that the non-deductible portion of your dues –  i.e. the portion which is allocable to lobbying – is 3%.

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