Joe's practice focuses around Tax Returns, Estate planning and Income Distribution
Joe holds the AICPA certification of "Personal Financial Specialist" and is a
member of the PFP "Personal Financial Planning section of the AICPA.
AICPAs Personal Financial Planning Section is the premier provider of information,
tools, advocacy and guidance for CPAs
CPA e-mail should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Important Tax & Financial Calculators
is my potential estate tax liability-
2018 federal income
Capital gains (and losses) tax
much of my social security benefit may be taxable-
What are my needs for burial
and final expenses-
Office hours Monday through Friday 1:00pm
Drop box by the door. Business phone answered most any time.
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clients come first, their needs and goals will be addressed in a professional manner with
close attention to their requirements.
a fiduciary I will adhere to those professional standards of my profession at all times.
Should I itemize or take the
Do I have too
home can I afford-
I convert to a bi-weekly payment schedule-
How much life
insurance do I need-
What is my life expectancy-
is a CPA Personal Financial Specialist?
Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who meets the
financial planning requirements established by the American Institute of Certified Public
Accountants (AICPA). The credential is awarded only to CPAs who demonstrate the requisite
experience, education, examination, and ethical standards established by the AICPA.
are the requirements?
order to obtain the PFS credential, an applicant must:
- Be a CPA in good standing
- Be a member in good standing with the AICPA
- Earn a minimum of 80 hours of personal financial planning
- Pass a comprehensive Personal Financial Planning exam
- Have at least two years (or 3,000 hours equivalent) of
full-time financial planning business experience
- Agree to be bound by the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
- Meet continuing education requirements
information can always be found at the IRS Web site, http://www.irs.gov.
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