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Neil H. Fishman, CPA, CFE, FCPA, CAMS has been in practice since 1989. He is a graduate of the State University of New York College at Oneonta, and is licensed as a CPA in New York and Florida. He is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA), the Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), the Forensic CPA Society, and the National Conference of CPA Practitioners (NCCPAP), where he served as Chairman of the National Tax Policy Committee from 2008-2011. In additon, he is a representative from NCCPAP to the National Public Liaision's office at the Internal Revenue Service.

In January 2015, Neil received an appointment to a 3 year term on the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC).

Neil is currently serving as Executive Vice President on the National Board of Directors for NCCPAP (2016-2018). He has served on the NCCPAP National Board in various capacities since 2005.

In addition, he is the first president of the South Florida Chapter of NCCPAP (2008-2012), and served as Co-Chair of the National Tax Professionals Symposium in Florida for three years (2011-13).

Neil has authored several articles which have appeared in The CPA Journal, published by the New York State Society of CPAs, California CPA, published by the California Society of CPAs, and Florida CPA Today published by the Florida Institute of CPAs. He has also been quoted in articles that have appeared in the Florida Sun-Sentinel, and Insight Magazine, published by the Illinois CPA Society.

In November 2004, Neil was a speaker at the Long Island (NY) Tax Symposium, a joint-venture between the Nassau-Suffolk (NY) Chapter of ncCPAp and the Brookhaven office of the Internal Revenue Service, where with a co-speaker from the IRS, he covered the topics of Occupational Fraud and the Bank Secrecy Act.

In March 2005, Neil was a panelist on taxtalktoday.tv, an internet webcast run by the IRS, where the topic was "How the Bank Secrecy Act Affects You and Your Clients".

In November 2005, Neil was a speaker at the Long Island Tax Symposium on the topic of "Money Laundering & Money Service Bureaus".

In June 2006, Neil was a speaker for Alpha Kappa Psi at seminars held in Palm Beach and Broward Counties, Florida.

In November 2008, Neil was a speaker at the 6th Long Island Tax Symposium. The topic was "Occupational Fraud and Money Laundering".

In June, 2009, Neil was a speaker for Alpha Kappa Psi in Palm Beach, Florida.

Neil has assisted in the drafting of tax legislation introduced in the United States House of Representatives, assisted in the drafting of testimony presented to the United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives, and discussed tax issues with key support personnel of the United States Senate Committee on Finance, the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and particpates in IRS Conferences with the accounting profession.

In July 2010, in his capacity as Chair of the National Tax Policy Committee for ncCPAp, he attended the Sentate Finance Committee hearing "The Future of Individual Income Tax Rates: Effects on Economic Growth and Distribution."

In June 2012, Neil was a speaker for Alpha Kappa Psi in Palm Beach, Florida.

Neil can be reached at neil@fishmanassoc.com


Manuel S. Fishman, CPA has been in practice since 1958. He is a graduate of Pace University, and is licensed as a CPA in New York and Florida. He is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs, the Florida Institute of CPAs and the National Conference of CPA Practitioners.

Manuel has been invited by bankers to speak on the importance of financial statements when dealing with corporate clients, and how to interpret the data presented.

Manuel can be reached at muni@fishmanassoc.com