Don Zidik is a Director in the Firm's Needham, Massachusetts office. Don has over 20 years of experience with providing tax services to high net worth individuals, estates and trusts and closely held businesses, and many of the firm's non-for-profit clients, including schools, foundations and historical societies.
Don serves on various tax committees with the AICPA and the Massachusetts Society of CPA's. In addition, Don is an Adjunct Professor at Suffolk University.
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
- AICPA Individual and Self-Employed Tax Technical Resource Panel
- MSCPA Federal Taxation, Academic and Career Development
- Real Estate Finance Association (Greater Boston Real Estate Board)
- Personal Financial Specialist, AICPA
- Crispus Attucks Children’s Center, Treasurer
- Winchester Rotary Club
- Quoted in Washington Post Article, "T-Mobile's plan to give away free stock could create a tax headache for millions of first-time investors".
- Quoted in Washington Post on some of the ways that procrastinators can still benefit from professional tax help before April 15.
- Tax Director Donald Zidik spoke with the Wall Street Journal about March Madness and the taxation of gambling winnings and losses."The Other March Madness: What the IRS Thinks of Your Bracket"
- Quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle, "How to pay tax on fantasy sports winnings".
- Co-authored an article "Individual Taxation: Recent Developments", The Tax Adviser, March 2016
- Co-authored an article "Directions in Individual Taxation," in The Tax Adviser, September, 2015
- Quoted in U.S. News and World Report Article, "Tax Prep: Demystifying the Home Office Deduction"
- Boston Estate Planning Council - Moderator for Member Round Table Breakfast
- Recent Developments in Individual Taxation, The Tax Adviser, March 2015
- Panelist- 2014 New England Institute on Taxation
- Individual & Self-Employed Tax Update: Top 10 Issues to Discuss with Your Client, 2014
- Taxing Fantasy Sports, AICPA Tax Insider, 2014
- Considerations for Filing Composite Tax Returns, The Tax Adviser, 2014
- Individual Taxation: Digest of Recent Developments: Part I, The Tax Adviser, 2014
- Individual Taxation: Digest of Recent Developments: Part II, The Tax Adviser, 2014
- New Directions in Individual Taxation, The Tax Adviser, 2014
- Don't Make These Tax Mistakes, Wall Street Journal, 2014
- 2013 Tax Planning With the New Tax Law – Avoiding Unintended Consequences, 2013
- Tax Strategies for the High-Income Individual, 2013
- Year-end Tax Planning, Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council, 2013
- Cost Basis Reporting, IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, 2013
- Developments in Individual Taxation, The Tax Adviser, 2013
- Individual Tax Report, The Tax Adviser, 2013
- The New Capital-Gains Maze, Wall Street Journal, 2013
- A New Home-Office Write-Off, Wall Street Journal, 2013
- Quoted in the USA Today and The Christian Science Monitor
Master of Science in Taxation
Bachelor of Arts
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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