Van Der Aa 

Tax Ed, LLC 

We strive to provide both the individual and firm client with the most professional and timely educational experience possible.


Our goal is to meet the needs of the client.  Whether it be an update on current Federal Tax Law for individuals and business, or a specialized presentation on Affordable Care, we can customize a program that is right for your staff or organization.  

Meet Doug Van Der Aa

Testimonials

About Us

Our Mission


About Us

Our Mission

Testimonials


  • Excellent presenter.  Entertaining, interesting, informative.
  • The speaker has excellent presentation skills and provided historical background on court cases and the IRS's perspective on various issues.
  • Doug was absolutely amazing!  I would go to every seminar of his.  I learned so much and he had my attention the whole time.
  • I think he was the best speaker I've ever had and knew the topic very well.
  • Doug was the most exceptional presenter I have experienced in 25 years of CPE.  The content was incredibly relevant. 

Meet Doug Van Der Aa


Doug is a lively and energetic speaker – especially on the subject of taxes and ethics. He has been a highly rated speaker and seminar leader for CPA Associations and other organizations throughout the country for more than 15 years.

Doug has over 25 years of professional experience, including tax practice in CPA firms and the practice of transactional business and real estate law as an attorney. As a CPA, Doug’s practice concentrated on the tax needs of closely held businesses, with their related pass-through entities, complex individual returns, estates and trusts.

Doug taught for 12 years as an Adjunct Instructor and for one year as Assistant Professor of Accounting and Taxation for Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business, where he taught in both the undergraduate and MST programs.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in accounting from Dordt College and his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law.

Doug is an avid sailor and lives with his wife Mary and three children in Byron Center, Michigan.Type your paragraph here.

What makes Van Der Aa Tax Ed stand out from other the rest?


It is the combination of the most up-to-date course materials with a unique and entertaining presentation style that earns Doug Van Der Aa an average rating of 4.81 for knowledge and 4.83 for presentation skills.


Our courses focus on the most timely matters affecting the tax and accounting profession, and are geared not only to tax accountants, but to attorneys, enrolled agents and other financial professionals.


Our programs can be delivered in a traditional classroom, as part of a conference, or in a webinar format.