Posted by: Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) | February 13, 2013

PIHRA Announces New Membership Dues Cycle

PIHRA Announces New Membership Dues Cycle

The Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) has changed its dues cycle from calendar year to anniversary year.  What does this mean to you?

If you joined PIHRA on or before January 31, 2013, your membership renewal will continue to be no later than December 31st.  For new members joining on or after February 1, 2013, annual membership renewals will be due no later than the last day of the month you joined (anniversary month).  For more information about PIHRA membership dues renewals, please read the frequently asked questions below.

PIHRA Membership Dues FAQ

If I just paid my dues in January 2013, what is my renewal month?
Your annual membership payment will continue to be due no later than December 31st.  The new anniversary membership dues cycle began February 1, 2013.

If I am on the calendar year dues schedule, can I switch to the anniversary dues schedule?
All members who joined on or before January 31, 2013 must continue on the calendar year dues schedule.

If I let my membership lapse and then want to reinstate my membership, when is my membership renewal?
Reinstated memberships will be under the new anniversary dues cycle.

What is the dues amount for PIHRA membership?
New and reinstated memberships are $150; renewals are $125 annually.

What are my options for paying my annual membership dues?
The best way to submit your payment is through PIHRA’s online dues renewal system.  It’s safe and easy and it’s the quickest way to activate your PIHRA membership.  Online payment must be made with VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

Annual dues payments can be sent to PIHRA by postal mail.  All renewals submitted by postal mail must be sent to PIHRA with an accompanying dues notice and may be submitted by check, money order, or credit card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express). Checks and money orders must be made payable to PIHRA in U.S. funds only.  Memberships received by mail will be activated within the month the enveloped was postmarked by the postal service.

Renewal payments must be sent to the following address:

PIHRA
360 N Sepulveda Blvd, Suite #2020
El Segundo, CA 90245

You may also fax your annual dues payment to +1(310) 416-9055 (credit cards only).

How do I obtain a dues invoice?
PIHRA’s membership department will provide an invoice to you via mail and email.  To download an invoice from the website, login to www.pihra.org, click on “Member Profile,” and then click on the “Invoices” link under Accounting Information.

How can I obtain a receipt?
To download a receipt from the website, login to www.pihra.org, click on “Member Profile,” and then click on the “Payments” link under Accounting Information.  Locate and clock on the receipt you’d like to print.  If you do not have Internet access, please contact PIHRA membership at +1(310) 416-9055 to request a receipt.

Can I cancel my membership and receive a refund?
Membership dues are non-refundable.

Is my membership transferable?
Membership is non-transferable.  Your PIHRA membership is individual, not organizational, and is fully portable should you change employment.

Is my membership dues tax-deductible?
PIHRA dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for U.S. federal income tax purposes, but may be deductible as a business expense.  For more information, contact your tax accountant.

For additional questions, please contact PIHRA Membership Department at +1(310) 416-1210 or membership@pihra.org.

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