• I agree to abide by the Constitution and By-Laws of the Local Association to which this membership application is directed, of the National Association of Home Builders of the United States with which it is affiliated, and of the affiliated, and of the affiliated State Association, Cedar Valley Home Builders Association. A remittance of $395.00 representing my annual membership dues in the affiliated Association accompanies this application. Of the amount remitted by me for annual dues, $10.00 is for a subscription for one year to the BUILDER magazine, published monthly, $10.00 for the NATION’S BUILDING NEWS, published biweekly except for July, August, and December, and $8.00 is for a subscription for one year to THE IOWA HOME BUILDER MAGAZINE, published bimonthly. Membership dues payments to the Cedar Valley Home Builders Association are not deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes. HOWEVER, dues payments may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense, subject to exclusion to lobbying activity. A portion of your dues is used for lobbying by NAHB and HBAIA. For 2016, 15% of the National Dues or $27.00 is not deductible for income tax purposes. HBAIA pays the necessary proxy tax on all State memberships for lobbying activities.