2020 Membership Renewal Information

Membership Renewal

2020 Membership Renewal Information


Your 2020 membership renewal notice will be emailed out the week of August 5, 2019 and will come from billing@spaar.com.

By renewing your membership, you reaffirm your promises and obligations as set forth in your application for membership. Please remember to pay on or before November 30, 2019 to avoid a $50 late fee.

Directions for Paying Online

The 2020 membership renewal statement includes the following charges:

ANNUAL RENEWAL CHARGES ‐ These charges include your local, state and national dues. Your national dues include the Consumer Advertising Campaign assessment. All three (local, state and national) must be paid in order to renew your membership.

OPTIONAL CHARGES ‐ These charges may be included by voluntarily adding them to the amount you are paying in your dues. These optional charges are:

RPAC Disclosure Contributions are not deductible for income tax purposes. Corporate contributions are not acceptable by MN‐RPAC and 100% will be allocated to the NAR Political Advocacy Fund. Contributions to RPAC are voluntary and are used for political purposes. You may contribute more or less than the suggested amount. You may refuse to contribute without reprisal, and the National Association of REALTORS® or any of its state associations or local associations will not favor or disfavor any member because of the amount contributed. Contributions under $1,000 will be provided 100% to MN‐RPAC for use in state and local elections. For contributions totaling $1,000 or more, 70% is used by MN‐PAC to support state and local political candidates and 30% is sent to National RPAC to support federal candidates and is charged against your limits under 52 U.S.C. 30116. For further information concerning RPAC contributions, please contact Chris Galler, RPAC Treasurer at cgaller@mnrealtor.com.

For more information about RPAC, please click here.

Charitable Foundation – please click here for detailed information regarding the Charitable Foundation.

Toys for Joy – please click here for detailed information regarding Toys for Joy.

Please Note: You will have the ability to adjust the optional items from your 2020 SPAAR Membership Renewal Order – the set of directions linked above provides the information on how to do so.

Important Income Tax Information:

Estimated Lobbying Expense Percentage of Dues and PAC contribution (not tax-deductible)

National Association of REALTORS® (38% of $150.00) = $57.00
Minnesota Association of REALTORS® (15% of $185.00) = $27.75
MN‐RPAC Member Investment* ($50.00/$100.00 of Renewal Amount) = $50.00/$100.00
St. Paul Area Association of REALTORS® (11% of $159.00) = $17.50
Total Non‐Deductible Amount on Income Tax Return is $152.25/$202.25

Please Note: Membership dues are non‐refundable once paid.

If you do have any questions regarding your 2020 Membership Renewal Statement, please contact the Association office at 651‐776‐6000. We appreciate your membership!

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