Sydney S. Traum, CPA,JD,LLM (TAX)
Sydney S. Traum, BBA, JD, LLM, CPA practices law in Miami-Dade County,
Florida. His professional association, Sydney S. Traum, P. A., is "Of
Counsel" to a local law firm. He is author of The S Corporation:
Planning & Operation and also The S Corporation Answer Book, both
published by CCH/Aspen Publishers, Inc (Wolters Kluwer). Recently he
authored articles in The Tax Adviser and the Journal of Accountancy.
The Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA) Editorial Committee named Traum
as the winner of the 2011 Writing Excellence Award for his article,
"Update on S Corporations," which was published in the January/February
2011 issue of Florida CPA Today.
A licensed CPA and attorney in both New York and Florida,
Traum is a past president of the American Association of Attorney-CPAs;
the Dade County Chapter of the FICPA ; the Greater Miami Tax Institute;
and Beth David Congregation in Miami. He is a past chair of The
Florida Bar Committee on Relations with CPAs. He is currently the
Board Chairman of the Florida Association of Attorney-CPAs and is
Treasurer of the Harvard Club of Miami. Traum is currently serving as
a member of the American Association of Attorney-CPAs Executive
Committee, the FICPA Federal Taxation Committee, the American Bar
Association Tax Section S Corporations Committee, The Florida Bar
Probate Rules Committee, and of the Board of Directors of the FICPA
Miami-Dade County Chapter. He was previously a member of the American
Institute of CPAs Tax Division S Corporation Technical Resource Panel.
Traum received his BBA from the Baruch School of the City College of New
York (CCNY), now known as Baruch College, his JD from Harvard Law School,
and his LLM in Taxation from New York University Law School. He is
Florida Bar Board Certified in Taxation and in Wills, Trusts and
Estates. Traum is rated AV by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.