Brad Gould Speaks on Tax & Estate Planning Issues for Spouses in Same Sex Marriages at FICPA Conference

FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Brad Gould, shareholder at the law firm of Dean, Mead, Minton & Zwemer, served as a guest speaker at the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) 2015 Mega CPE Conference on June 12 in Orlando, Florida. His topic titled, Same Sex Marriages, provided an overview of tax and estate planning issues concerning spouses in same sex marriages resulting from the overturning of DOMA and other recent developments.

Gould is an active member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, where he has served on the Board of Governors since 2012 and joins its Executive Committee in July 2015. He’s an attorney and a licensed CPA.

Gould practices in the area of federal income, estate, and gift tax law and business succession planning. He represents businesses and business owners in all types of business and tax matters, including choice of entity, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, and other general business matters. Gould represents individuals, businesses and fiduciaries before the Internal Revenue Service and also counsels clients on estate and wealth preservation planning matters.

Gould received his J.D. in 2001 from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in accounting from the University of Florida in 1998.

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