Claudia M. Bendana, CPA

Senior Manager

Estate & Trust


Claudia is a Senior Manager in Estate and Trust Tax who leads Kaufman Rossin's fiduciary accounting practice. She has over 20 years of experience in the preparation of accountings for estates, trusts and guardianships, including her prior experience as a probate paralegal. She specializes in preparation of complex fiduciary income tax returns, preparation of hedge fund partnership returns and individual income taxation for high net worth individuals.

Before joining Kaufman Rossin in 2007, Claudia spent 10 years working as an estate and trust paralegal. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Biology and a Master's degree in Accounting and Taxation from Florida International University. She is a member of the Estate Planning Council for Greater Miami and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Claudia is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.


  • Master of Business Administration, Taxation, Florida International University,
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Florida International University,