The Independent Insurance Agents of Maryland (IIAMD) is the only insurance trade association domiciled in the state of Maryland. We have been providing support to independent agents in this state for over 100 years! The IIAMD is affiliated with the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (Big I).

Join Big "I" Maryland today. Your membership with our association comes with a ton of benefits & resources!

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 Do you have a new staff member you need licensed? Need to get those few credits in before renewal? IIAMD has you covered again! We offer P/C licensing as well as classroom CE courses, online seminars and live webcasts!

 Want to keep up with any new legislation that affects our industry? No problem! IIAMD, our lobbyist and Legislative Committee advocate for you in Annapolis and DC! We will keep you up-to-date on anything and everything that affects this industry.

IIAMD 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. IIAMD membership automatically includes membership in the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA) and Trusted Choice.

Membership Eligibility

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.

Non-Deductible Portion of Dues

The non-deductible portion of dues for 2018-2019 is 18.35%.

Please see the membership level chart below: Dues cycle runs 7/1-6/30 


 Dues for retirees
Out of State
 Dues for other IIABA state associations

Level 1

 Premium volume; $0-$500,000 


Level 2

 Premium volume: $500,001-$1,000,000 


Level 3

 Premium volume: $1,000,001-$2,000,000 


Level 4

 Premium volume: $2,000,001-$3,000,000 


Level 5

 Premium volume: $3,000,001-$5,000,000 


Level 6

 Premium volume: $5,000,001-$8,000,000


Level 7

 Premium volume: $8,000,001 and over


**Dues is non-refundable**

Dues to IIAMD 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 IIAMD engages in lobbying. The non-deductible portion of dues for 2018/19 is 23.17%.

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