John Trapani, CPA

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Visit our blog at Accountant For Disaster Recovery


For more than 20 years I have assisted taxpayers who have experienced a disaster.

People have found this information so valuable that I established a blog to help people  prepare in advance of a disaster (which, of course, we hope does not occur) and recover from a disaster if they experience one.

Below are recent blog topics and links to the blog articles.

Income Taxes and Disasters — 2012 Year End Summary

Was 2012 a big year for disasters? Well it depends on how you look at it. There were 47 declared disasters in 2012. Fourteen years, starting with 1953 exceeded the 47 count. Ten of the fourteen fell in the period between 2002 and 2011. Three occurred between 1996 and 1999. The first year that exceeded 47 declarations was Read more

Professional Course For CPA Colleagues: Disaster Recovery Income Tax Reporting And Income Tax Benefits

Recently, the Director of Education, Hayden Williams, CPA, at the Washington State CPA Society determined that a class on Disaster Recovery issues was needed for his constituent CPAs.

Consequently, we have developed a class for Washington State CPAs:

DISASTER RECOVERY Income Tax Reporting and Income Tax Benefits 

The seminar is tentatively planned to be offered both online and at the Society’s Learning Center in Bellevue, Washington — enrollment date to be determined.

The Washington CPA Society website describes the class as follows: Read more…

Categorized under: Education, IRS Guidance, Tax Advice

October 27, 2014