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Douglas Van Der Aa
Doug Van Der Aa, CPA, JD, has over 25 years of professional experience, including tax practice in CPA firms and the practice of transactional business and real estate law as an attorney. As a CPA, Doug's practice concentrated on the tax needs of closely held businesses, with their related pass-through entities, complex individual returns, estates and trusts.
He is a lively and energetic speaker – especially on the subject of taxes and ethics, and has extensive experience in leading discussions in conferences, seminars and webinars. He is a regular and highly rated speaker and seminar leader for CPA associations and other organizations throughout the country.
Doug has been a discussion leader for Federal Tax Workshops for the past 15 years, and now develops his own materials for Van Der Aa Tax Ed, where he has focuses his presentations on business related courses, including S corporations, partnerships, and tax depreciation, and current accounting matters affecting the tax practitioner. He also is known for his comprehensive training course for new staff accountants as they head into their first tax season.
He resides near Grand Rapids, Michigan with his wife Mary and three children and in his free time, is an avid sailor. (Rev. 2/2018)