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About Our Firm

For years, Freund Katz Goldston Young & Co., P.A. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Freund Katz Goldston Young & Co., P.A.'s expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as financial statements, and financial planning.

Freund Katz Goldston Young & Co., P.A. is one of the leading firms in and throughout the Tri County Area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Freund Katz Goldston Young & Co., P.A. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Coral Springs's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Coral Springs. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Freund Katz Goldston Young & Co., P.A. receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

STEVEN GOLDSTON, CPA/PFS, JD (shareholder)

Steven received his Bachelor of Business degree from Emory University and his law degree (JD) and Master of Law Degree (LLM Taxation) from the University of Miami. He is a Florida certified public accountant and member of the Florida Bar. He is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is designated as a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Steven has been a shareholder in Freund, Katz, Goldston Young & Co., P.A. since 1984 and has more than 40 years experience in public accounting. Steven specializes in estates and trusts, high net worth individuals, and tax and financial planning.

GUILLERMO MARTINEZ, CPA/CFF, CR. FA.

Guillermo Martinez has over 30 years of experience in public accounting, tax, financial and forensic matters. His public accounting industry experience includes medical services, aerospace, farming, real estate, export trading, entertainment/internet and nonprofit. The public accounting experience includes assurance, management consulting and individual/corporate taxation (planning, preparation and client audit representation). He has worked in the field of forensic accounting since 2003, with experience in damage calculations, fraud investigations, and business valuations. His background in damage calculations includes litigation and insurance industry consulting for disputes involving breach of contract, business interruption and similar matters of economic loss. His fraud investigations experience encompasses matters of employee dishonesty and licensing management issues. He has also provided business valuation analyses for purposes of estate tax work and new business acquisitions and investments.

Professional Involvement


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (ACFEI)

Education


  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Major in Accounting) from Florida International University

Professional Credentials


  • CPA: Certified Public Accountant
  • CFF: Certified in Financial Forensics
  • CR. FA.: Certified Forensic Accountant

IRWIN B. FREUND, CPA/PFS (shareholder)

Irwin B. Freund has over 35 years of experience in public accounting, tax, and financial planning. His public accounting industry experience includes medical services, aerospace, real estate, export trading and local small business. The public accounting experience includes assurance, management consulting and individual/corporate taxation (planning, preparation and client audit representation). Irwin specializes in estates, trusts, high net worth individuals, retirement plan compliance and tax & financial planning. He provides assistance at various hospitals as a lecturer for physicians regarding tax and financial planning matters.

Professional Involvement


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) PFS Section

Education


  • Bachelor of Science (Major in Accounting) from Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York

Professional Credentials


  • CPA: Certified Public Accountant
  • PFS: Personal Financial Specialist

MITCHELL T. KATZ, CPA, M.S.T. (shareholder)

He has more than 30 years of experience in public accounting, tax, and financial matters. His industry experience includes aerospace, health care, real estate, wealth management, pensions, entertainment, transportation and local small business. The public accounting experience includes assurance, management consulting and individual/corporate taxation (planning, preparation and client audit representation).

Professional Involvement


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)

Education


  • Bachelor of Science (Major in Accounting) from American University, Washington, D.C.
  • Master of Science (Major in Taxation) from Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Professional Credentials


  • CPA: Certified Public Accountant

STEVEN A. YOUNG, CPA/PFS, CFA®, CFP®, M.S.T. (shareholder)

Steven A. Young, CPA/PFS, CFA®, CFP®, M.S.T. is a shareholder in Freund, Katz, Goldston, Young & Co., P.A. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) and Master of Science Taxation degrees from Florida International University. Mr. Young is a Florida Certified Public Accountant, CFA Institute – Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder (CFA®), College for Financial Planning – Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and America Institute of CPA’s – Personal Financial Specialist (PFS). He has more than 30 years of experience in public accounting, tax, and financial matters. His industry experience included services, trading, bio-medical, aerospace, farming, real estate, wealth management, pensions, entertainment, and transportation. He assists clients with inbound and outbound matters, including U.S. tax compliance, information reporting requirements and IRS voluntary disclosures. He also assists clients with comprehensive financial planning and wealth management to suit their needs. He is a Member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

  • Freund Katz Goldston Young & Co., P.A.
  • 210 North University Drive
  • Suite 302
  • Coral Springs, FL 33071
  • Telephone: (954) 345-8666
  • Fax: (954) 755-3766

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