About

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    Purpose and Mission

    The International Reciprocal Trade Association, IRTA, is a non-profit organization committed to promoting just and equitable standards of practice… More

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    Advocacy

    Learn about IRTA’s advocacy role in the barter and trade industry… More

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    IRTA Fact Sheet

    IRTA was founded in 1979 to foster the common interests of the commercial barter industry in the United States and worldwide… More

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    The Barter and Trade Industry

    Advances in technology have greatly expanded and enhanced the scope of trade and barter… More

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    Achievements

    IRTA has brought together leading members of the global commercial and corporate barter industry from all over the world… More

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    Ethics and Bylaws

    The IRTA Code of Ethics is the cornerstone on which the association was built and upon which membership is determined and maintained… More

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    Certification

    IRTA offers a Registered Trade Broker (RTB) and Certified Trade Broker (CTB) for individuals who are seeking to advance their barter broker skills and knowledge in the industry… More

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    Global Board

    IRTA’s Global Board consist of industry leaders committed to supporting and expanding IRTA and the barter industry… More

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    Committees

    IRTA’s Committees consist of industry leaders committed to supporting and expanding IRTA and the barter industry… More

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    IRS Reporting Requirements

    The U.S.’s formal recognition of the barter industry, via the passage of the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) of 1982, is still considered the global model for tax reporting of barter exchange transactions. IRTA was instrumental in getting the barter provisions of TEFRA passed back in 1982… More

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    Strategic Alliances

    Learn about IRTA’s strategic alliances in the barter and trade industry… More

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    Hall of Fame

    The Barter Hall of Fame is the highest honor the Modern Trade and Barter Industry can bestow. The honor recognizes individuals… More

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    David Wallach Outstanding Achievement Award

    IRTA’s David Wallach Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes rare, unselfish and passionate commitment to the barter industry. The kind of selfless commitment that David Wallach exhibited everyday…. More

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    Legends of Barter

    The Legends of Barter Award is an honor that recognizes those Modern Trade and Barter Industry Members who have… More