Agency Membership is for any individual, firm or corporation who is licensed as a Maryland insurance producer, as defined in Article 1-101 (q) of the Annotated Code of Maryland, and operating on a commission and/or fee basis on his/her own account.
In addition to membership with Big I Maryland, all agency members gain membership to our national affiliate the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (Big I) and Trusted Choice.
Big I Maryland members have access to an abundance of products, services, resources, knowledge, and support that can help your agency or company succeed.
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Any individual, firm or corporation who is licensed as a Maryland insurance producer, as defined in Article 1- 101 (q) of the Annotated Code of Maryland, and operating on a commission and/or fee basis on his/her own account.
Big I Maryland membership dues are based on an agency’s property/casualty premium volume written in Maryland. Volume must include all owned (greater than 50%) subsidiaries and branches. Big I MD's membership automatically includes membership in the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (Big I) and Trusted Choice.
Please see the membership level chart below: Dues cycle runs 9/1-8/31.
|Membership Level||Agency Premium Volume||Membership Dues|
|Out of State||Dues for other IIABA State Associations||$350|
|Level 7||$8,000,001 & Above||$1,800|
**membership dues are non-refundable**
NON-DEDUCTIBLE PORTION OF DUES
Dues to Big I MD are not deductible as a charitable contribution but may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. A portion of the dues, however, is not deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense to the extent that Big I MD engages in lobbying .The estimated non-deductible portion for 2020-2021 is 29.92%.