Background of Scott J. Faye, CPA/PFS

as of December 2011

Professional Credentials:  
  • Earned NYS Certified Public Accountant certification in May of 1986.
  • Earned American Institute of CPA's specialization certification as a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), in April of 1990.
  • One of only 3,000 individuals in the United States, and one of only 250 in New York State, to hold the PFS Specialty Accreditation.
Professional Associations:  
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
  • Estate Planning Committee of NYS Society of CPA'S.
Community Associations:  
  • Served 2 years as a member, and as Secretary, of the New York State Society of CPA's Estate Planning Committee.
  • Former member of The Tax and Estate Planning Council of Rockland County, Inc.
  • Former member and Ambassador of The Rockland Business Association.
  • Member of The United States of America Chamber of Commerce.
Professional Lectures:  
  • Created and presented "The Marital Deduction and Other Basics" lecture for the Foundation for Accounting Education.
  • American Tax Association - The University of Hartford.
  • ACUTE; Accountants Computer Users Technical Exchange.
  • Created and presented "Tax Attack" lecture for Smith Barney Shearson.
  • Rockland Community College teaching Income Taxes to future Certified Financial Planners.
Informal Lectures:  
  • Rotary Clubs
  • Religious Organizations
  • Community Organizations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Public and Private Corporations
Radio and TV Host:  

  • Host and sponsor of "Tax Time Hotline" broadcast live on WRKL Radio AM-910 for six years.
  • Co-Host and co-sponsor of "Financial Mobility," broadcast live on TKR Cable TV for two years and on WRKL Radio AM-910 for six years.

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  • Appeared on MSNBC for a live 5-minute national interview.

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  • Appeared live on Rockland News Network explaining new Tax Act to shoppers at the Palisades Mall.