Become a member of the SDCTA

Your membership supports SDCTA's efforts to provide a focused, objective, and principled assessment of governmental tax and spending issues. To join and for more information regarding membership, please reach out via phone at (619)234-6423 or email at

Why join?

Our Presence and Participation

  • Oversight of local government finances
  • Membership on oversight/advisory committees
  • Input on fiscal decisions
  • Attendance at public meetings
  • Action on tax problems

Our Analysis and Information

  • Ballot recommendations
  • Analysis of legislation
  • Library of historical policy papers
  • Alerts to tax threats
  • Insight on public policy

Our Access and Communication

  • Attention from decision makers
  • Media contacts and press commentary
  • Subscription to SDCTA e-newsletters
  • A full-time, on-call spokesperson
  • Linkage with other taxpayers


  • Influence public policy discussions and recommendations
  • Voting privileges on SDCTA Committees
  • High profile events offered to members at discount rates including the Golden Watchdog & Golden Fleece Awards Dinner and Breakfast Club forums

Membership Levels

Sustaining Level -$7,500

Debating Level - $5,000

Dialoguing Level - $2,500

Learning Level - $1,000

Senior/Young Alumni - $250

Membership Levels

**Please note that Senior/Young Alumni membership is limited to those individuals who are expressly representing themselves and not any associated business or organization. If you join as a Senior/Young Alumni member and actively seek to represent any associated business or organization, you will be asked to upgrade membership level.**

For those individuals and organizations that want to take an even more direct role in the Association, please consider applying for the Debating membership level to be eligible to be nominated to serve on the Board of Directors.  For more information, contact Haney Hong at (619) 234-6423.

If you are a current member and have questions about your membership, please call (619) 234-6423 or email


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