TAXATION BAR ASSOCIATION AGRA

Membership Guidelines

START & DURATION OF MEMBERSHIP:

  • The advocate applying for membership will have to pay the Admission fee of Rs. 5000/- as well as the membership fee of Rs. 250/- per month for three months in advance. The admission fee so realized shall be transferred to the welfare fund of the Association.
  • Membership starts on the order of the executive Taxation Bar Association Agra.
  • All the applicants shall have to declare that they are or they will become members of Bar Council of India Advocate Welfare Fund Rule-40.
  • Any member whose subscription may be in arrears for three months or more may be required by the General Secretary in writing to pay the same within 15 days from the date of receipt of the notice. In default, the member’s name shall be struck off from the Register of Members. But he shall be eligible for readmission on payment of the amount in arrears and fresh admission fee if the readmission is not sought within one month from the date of his ceasing to be a member, however, the executive committee may admit him to the membership without the payment of fresh admission fees.
  • Membership can be ended prior to the end date in cases mentioned under {End Of Membership}.

MEMBERSHIP FEES:

  • Membership fees will be paid by Payment Gateway or Bank Transfer/Cheque via the ways indicated on Taxation Bar Association Agra’s website.
  • Organizations may be granted a membership payment in kind instead of monetary payment after permission by the Taxation Bar Association Agra Secretariat.
  • The Council shall set membership fees. The Council may create different membership categories and variable membership fees. Alterations to the categories of membership or the schedule of dues shall require a two-thirds majority of the Council.

RIGHTS:

  • Both individual and organizational members shall have the right to participate in programs and activities of the Taxation Bar Association Agra, subject to the rules established by the Executive Council and the Association.
  • In addition, individual members shall have the right to
    • hold office in the Association;
    • vote for elected officers;
    • vote on matters referred by the Council;
    • vote on changes, additions, and deletions to the Taxation Bar Association Agra;
    • seek to petition the Council;
    • submit announcements via Taxation Bar Association Agra’s social media.
  • Organizational and supporting members also are entitled to:
    • have dedicated display room at Taxation Bar Association AGRA Events;
    • have their logo and a short description about their organization on   Taxation Bar Association Agra’s website;

individual member benefits for up to 3 (organizational membership) or up to 10 (supporting membership) representatives of their organization

END OF MEMBERSHIP:

  • The membership ends if the membership period has ended and the member has not renewed membership.
  • In case membership fees due are not paid, Taxation Bar Association Agra has the right to terminate the membership of the member involved.
  • In case a member deploys activities that may harm the interests of the   Taxation Bar Association Agra significantly, or in case a member acts in a way that is in severe contradiction with Taxation Bar Association Agra’s aims and nature, the Taxation Bar Association AGRA withholds the right to end the membership of the member involved.
  • Any member has the right to terminate his or her membership before the formal end of the membership period. Termination has to be sent in writing to the Taxation Bar Association Agra Secretariat and does not constitute any right of reimbursement of membership fees.
  • The end of the membership, either at the end of the membership period or by intermediate termination does not constitute any right of reimbursement of membership fees.