The operational and financial affairs of the Society shall be conducted on an annual basis corresponding to the calendar year. Annual membership dues are payable by December 31 of the year to which the dues apply.
Emeritus and Honorary Members shall be exempt from dues and assessments.
Dues paid to the American Ophthalmological Society are not tax deductible as a charitable contribution, but may be deductible as an ordinary business expense. The AOS does not engage in lobbying.
IRS Exempt ID Number: 41-1235482