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Lester Cook, CCSP, ASA

KBKG
Director Cost Segregation
lester.cook@kbkg.com
(877) 525-4462 x351

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Lester is a 15 year veteran in the tax specialty service industry. He is the leader of KBKG’s Fixed Asset Review Practice. He is a certified member of the American Society of Cost Segregation professionals, a group that he has been a part of since 2008. Throughout his career, Lester has completed cost segregation analyses on thousands of properties ranging from office space leasehold improvements to multi-billion dollar industrial complexes and hotel and resort projects. He has worked with many Fortune 500 companies successfully representing his claims to both IRS and Financial Auditors. Prior to KBKG, Lester led the PwC Central Region Cost Segregation Center of Excellence; providing engineering based Cost Segregation project management, oversight, and expertise to all other fixed assets teams throughout the U.S. and Canada. He was a recipient of the 2008 PwC Greater Chicago Market Chairman's Award for Outstanding Leadership. Lester was born and raised in Northwest Indiana and is the head of the KBKG Chicago Office. He earned a Bachelor in Construction Management from Purdue University.

About Us: Established in 1999 KBKG is a specialty tax firm providing nationwide service. Our firm offers a unique combination of heritage, vision and work. The strength of our firm is in understanding the complexities of taxation and engineering. Over the years we have used our experience and expertise to take advantage of ever changing tax laws for the benefit of our clients. As educators in the field of tax credits, incentives and deductions, we hold numerous seminars for CPAs, attorneys, investment firms, and other real estate professionals.

Upcoming Live Webinars

INTRODUCTION TO COST SEGREGATION AND THE IMPACTS OF TAX REFORM

Available Date(s) Thursday, July 26, 2018
Thursday, August 23, 2018

3:00pm Eastern
2:00pm Central
1:00pm Mountain
12:00pm Pacific
CostFREE  CPE Credits1.0 hour  Subject AreaTaxes  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Enrolled Agent, Real Estate Professional      

INTRODUCTION TO COST SEGREGATION - FALL 2018 UPDATE

Available Date(s) Thursday, September 27, 2018
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Thursday, December 20, 2018

3:00pm Eastern
2:00pm Central
1:00pm Mountain
12:00pm Pacific
CostFREE  CPE Credits1.0 hour  Subject AreaTaxes  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Enrolled Agent, Real Estate Professional      

Archived Webinars Offered

UNDERSTAND TANGIBLE PROPERTY REPAIR REGULATIONS - REPAIR VS. CAPITALIZATION

Date RecordedFebruary 13, 2015  CostFREE  Course Length2.0 hours  Subject AreaTaxes  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone     Who should attend?CPA - small firm, CPA - medium firm, CPA - large firm, Enrolled Agent, Real Estate Professional