Kenneth B. Laks, CPA, MST

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175-H2 Commerce Drive Hauppauge NY

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Mr. Laks has over twenty years’ experience working in the field of public accounting. He joined AVZ as a Tax Manager in November 2006. He was promoted to Principal in 2008 and was welcomed as a member of the Partner Team in 2015. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Relay for Life and the Long Island Exporter/Importer Association. Mr. Laks is Chairman of the General Taxation Committee of the NYSSCPA Suffolk Chapter.

Mr. Laks has experience in the partnership, corporate and individual tax arena and has dealt with various state tax issues as well. He has international tax experience especially in the area of expatriate taxation. Mr. Laks has experience dealing with various types of industries such as Real Estate, Construction, Manufacturing and Wealth Management. He has also made numerous presentations on the tax implications of the Health Care Reform Act to various banks, business groups and the NYSSCPA. Mr. Laks also is an Adjunct Professor at Stony Brook University teaching a course on Taxation of Business Entities. Mr. Laks is a registered representative who has passed the FINRA Series 7 and NASAA Series 66 exams. He also holds a New York State Life and Health Insurance License.

Mr. Laks holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Queens College and a Master of Science in Taxation from Baruch College and has been published in the New York State CPA Journal and New York Newsday.