Billing Policies

Payment Information

Annual dues for membership cover the cost of membership in both the national Society and local professional chapter of the member’s choice. Membership services begin upon acceptance into the Society and when dues payment has been processed. Application fee, reinstatement fee, and membership dues and fees are non-refundable and must be paid in U.S. currency. Membership dues are renewed on an anniversary year timeline. ASID will automatically back charge any outstanding monthly invoices. Any fees incurred by the member when processing are the sole responsibility of the member. Refund or cancellation requests must be made in writing within 30 days of processing payment to

Installment Billing

Cardholder understands and agrees that by opting into installment billing his/her card will be charged on a monthly basis and will automatically renew on membership anniversary date. This monthly charge includes a $35 processing fee. Renewal will be at current membership type associated with account and at the rate determined for that calendar year. The one-time application fee is charged in full. The mandatory legislative fee is charged in full annually on the first month of each membership cycle. Installment dues are not refundable for the first 12 months of membership.

Tax Information

ASID dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for federal tax purposes, but a portion may be deducted as a business expense. The portion of dues that is not tax-deductible is 6 percent. It is estimated that the ASID professional chapters use 6 percent of their allotted dues on lobbying activities. Please note: No lobbying fees are deducted from Student or any IP membership. ASID encourages all members to report this information to their tax preparer.

Allocation Notices

27.5 percent of dues are allocated to the member’s ASID professional chapter. No allocations are made to the professional chapters from Student membership dues.

$0.05 of Professional, Allied, and Associate member annual dues is allocated to a one-year subscription to Metropolis magazine.

$0.05 of Professional, Allied, and Associate member annual dues is allocated to a one-year subscription to Interior Design magazine.

Student chapters receive an allocations of $5.00 per student member who pays their dues online. Student chapters must have a minimum of 20 active members who pay online to receive the allocation.