Core Values

Protect
Protecting the interests of accountants in public practice

Ethical
Promoting the highest standards of ethical conduct among members

Respect
Establishing a respected public image of the accountant in public practice

Professionalism
Cultivating the spirit of professional cooperation among members

Community
Emphasizing and perpetuating the prestige and status of the public accounting profession

Mission of the Washington Association of Accounting & Tax Professionals

The mission of the Washington Association of Accounting & Tax Professionals is to promote and protect the right of every member to practice accounting and taxation, and secondly, to provide the services and professional education necessary to maintain and improve professional competence.

The Washington Association of Accounting & Tax Professionals is an organization comprised of accountants, Enrolled Agents, CPA’s, bookkeepers and tax preparers who abide by a code of ethics.

Membership also provides an extensive network of accounting professionals, which serves as an invaluable resource for information, assistance and referral. WAATP assists the accounting professional by providing the necessary tools to meet the increasing needs of the small business community and the general public.