The Aquacultural Engineering Society is a non-profit organization incorporated in New York State and qualified as a 501(c)(6) tax-exempt organization by the IRS. The Society is not operated for profit and no part of the net earnings of the Society inure to the benefit of, or are distributable to its Members, Directors, Officers, or other private persons. The AES makes its annual financials available to the public by filing IRS Form 990s, available below.