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Keeping you informed of recent news, updates, and events from our Dallas,
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Keeping you informed of recent news, updates, and events
from our Dallas, Atlanta, Chicago, and New York Office.
Keeping you informed of recent news,
updates, and events from our Dallas,
Atlanta, Chicago, and New York Office.
KBKG is Speaking on the PICPA Tax Con Webcast

KBKG is Speaking on the PICPA Tax Con Webcast

10/12/2021

Paul McVoy, Sumit Sharma, and David Zarin will be speaking on the PICPA Tax Con Webcast. The Tax Conference brings together tax professionals in public or private accounting. If you’re attending the webcast, please come join our session. Our experts will be presenting on credits and incentives. They will discuss: Research & Development Tax Credit … Read More

KBKG Welcomes New Regional Director

KBKG Welcomes New Regional Director

10/04/2021

KBKG, a nationwide tax specialty firm, welcomes a new Regional Director as part of their Southern California practice. Michelle Snyder is based in Orange County, CA and focuses on building in-depth relationships with CPAs, accounting professionals, and business owners. She has over 10 years of experience in management and consulting and has worked with companies … Read More

KBKG New York Office Hires New Regional Director

KBKG New York Office Hires New Regional Director

09/29/2021

New York City, New York – KBKG, a nationwide tax specialty firm, hired a new Regional Director as part of their Northeast practice. David Zarin has over 25 years of experience working in business development and client relationship management roles in the professional services industry, specifically for large and midsize public accounting and management consulting … Read More

Feature: Research and Development Tax Credits for Pennsylvania and Federal Perspectives with PICPA

Feature: Research and Development Tax Credits for Pennsylvania and Federal Perspectives with PICPA

09/01/2021

CPA Conversations · Research and Development Tax Credits: Pennsylvania and Federal Perspectives Our Research and Development Principal, Paul McVoy, was featured on PICPAs CPA Conversations podcast and interviewed by Bill Hayes, Managing Editor of the Pennsylvania CPA Journal. Paul discusses research and development tax credits in Pennsylvania and at the federal level. He explains which … Read More

KBKG is Speaking and Exhibiting at the ICPAS SUMMIT21

KBKG is Speaking and Exhibiting at the ICPAS SUMMIT21

08/24/2021

Lester Cook, Alex Martin, and Michael Maroney will be speaking at the ICPAS SUMMIT21 along with our Regional Director, Kyle Ernsberger who will be exhibiting at booth 3. The Tax Conference brings together tax professionals in public or private accounting. If you’re at the conference, please come join our sessions or visit our booth. Our Principal Lester Cook, CCSP, will … Read More

KBKG is Sponsoring the BOMA Golf Classic

KBKG is Sponsoring the BOMA Golf Classic

08/11/2021

Lester Cook, Todd French, and Kyle Ernsberger from our Midwest Office will be sponsoring the Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago (BOMA) Golf Classic on Thursday, August 12th. They will be located at Course 3, Hole 4 (featured below) at the prestigious Cog Hill Golf and Country Club. There will be refreshments at our … Read More

Feature: R&D for Agriculture with Harvest Harmonics

Feature: R&D for Agriculture with Harvest Harmonics

06/29/2021

Jim Kurtz, Executive Director of Harvest Harmonics, interviewed our Principal, Jon Tucker, and Director, William Long. They discussed the benefits of the R&D Tax Credit for the agriculture industry and gave farmers valuable information that they can use to make their farms and business more profitable. Learn more about R&D Tax Credits for the agriculture … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the Avantax National Conference

KBKG is Exhibiting at the Avantax National Conference

06/22/2021

Our Regional Director, Matt Geltz, will be exhibiting, at the Avantax National Conference on June 22nd – 23rd, 2021. At this conference, industry leaders will discuss portfolios, retirement planning, investing, and more. Post Update 6/22/21: Matt exhibiting at the Conference. Matt Geltz is part of our Southern team. At KBKG, we are passionate about helping … Read More

Learn about Bonus Depreciation with Lester Cook, CCSP at MCIPA’s Tax Professionals and the IRS: Successfully Working Together Conference

Learn about Bonus Depreciation with Lester Cook, CCSP at MCIPA’s Tax Professionals and the IRS: Successfully Working Together Conference

06/03/2021

KBKG Principal Lester Cook, CCSP will be virtually presenting Bonus Depreciation Update at MICPA’s Tax Professionals and the IRS: Successfully Working Together Conference. Taking place on June 9th from 3:10 PM – 4 PM Eastern time, this presentation will provide information on bonus depreciation and other related depreciation issues. Lester will clarify when bonus depreciation … Read More

KBKG Welcomes New Director to Their Texas Office

KBKG Welcomes New Director to Their Texas Office

04/01/2021

DFW, Texas – KBKG, a nationwide tax specialty firm, hired new R&D Tax Credit Director, Bill Taylor, to join its Texas office. Bill has over 10 years of experience providing federal tax consulting services to companies in various industries, including technology, aerospace and defense, manufacturing, and other professional services. Bill began his career with a … Read More

[PRESS RELEASE] KBKG Welcomes Two New Directors to Atlanta-Based Operation

[PRESS RELEASE] KBKG Welcomes Two New Directors to Atlanta-Based Operation

02/23/2021

Atlanta, Georgia – Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG hired two new Directors, Amar Patel and Ian Williams, as part of their Southeast practice. Both Directors join KBKG with over 25 years of combined experience in Cost Segregation and Research & Development Tax Credits, two key services offered by the firm to CPAs and businesses. As … Read More

[PRESS RELEASE] KBKG Welcomes Three New Principals to Their Cost Segregation and Research & Development Tax Credit Services

[PRESS RELEASE] KBKG Welcomes Three New Principals to Their Cost Segregation and Research & Development Tax Credit Services

02/10/2021

PASADENA, CA, – Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG promoted Eddie Price to Principal of Cost Segregation Services, as well as Paul McVoy and Jonathan Tucker to Principals of Research & Development Tax Credit Services. Eddie Price leads KBKG’s Cost Segregation practice and oversees KBKG’s Southern region and its Texas-based operations. He is a Certified Cost … Read More

Eddie Price and KBKG’s Special Partnership with 6 Stones

Eddie Price and KBKG’s Special Partnership with 6 Stones

12/15/2020

Our volunteer committee and employees participate in many external events as well as multiple internal activities throughout the year. On August 8, 2020, Eddie Price was interviewed by 6 Stones about KBKG’s special partnership with the non-profit organization based in Bedford, TX. Our firm embodies a culture of giving back to our communities and making … Read More

KBKG Midwest Team on Pink Ribbon Day

KBKG Midwest Team on Pink Ribbon Day

10/22/2020

KBKG launched the annual firmwide breast cancer campaign with “Pink Ribbon Day.” Colleagues were asked to wear something pink. Participation was spirited and our Midwest team gathered to rally behind the campaign. We’re collecting donations for two fundraising initiatives: Susan G. Komen American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer   Pictured from left to … Read More

Introducing Our New Los Angeles Business Development Director: Lon O’Connor

Introducing Our New Los Angeles Business Development Director: Lon O’Connor

08/13/2020

We recently added a Business Development Director at KBKG, Lon O’Connor, based out of our Pasadena headquarters. As a Director, she covers the Los Angeles region and focuses on building in-depth relationships with our CPA and industry partners. Lon has over 18 years of business management experience and spent the last decade serving small to … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the GOA 2020 Business Expo

KBKG is Exhibiting at the GOA 2020 Business Expo

03/02/2020

Todd French will be representing KBKG at the GOA Regional Business Association 2020 Business Expo on March 3rd, 2020. The 2020 Business Expo‘s them will be The Game of Business. This event is free and open to the public. Exhibitors will decorate their booth/business like board games. Join close to 1,000 attendees to meet 100 … Read More

KBKG is Sponsoring the FICPA International Tax Conference

KBKG is Sponsoring the FICPA International Tax Conference

01/13/2020

Our Principal, Alex Martin, will be representing KBKG at the FICPA International Tax Conference on January 16th. This conference will provide knowlege needed for your multinational organization or clients, regarding changes and developments happening in international finance every day. Post Update 01/16/2020: Photos from the FICPA International Tax Conference Alex Martin is our Transfer Pricing … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the LEA Global World Conference

KBKG is Exhibiting at the LEA Global World Conference

01/09/2020

Our Director, William Long and Regional Director Kyle Ernsberger will be representing KBKG at the LEA Global World Conference from January 13th through 15th. William Long is part of our New York team. Kyle Ernsberger is part of our Midwest team. At KBKG, we are passionate about helping business owners and accounting professionals across the … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the Monmouth/Ocean Chapter NJCPA Annual Tax Seminar

KBKG is Exhibiting at the Monmouth/Ocean Chapter NJCPA Annual Tax Seminar

01/08/2020

Our New York-based Regional Director, Alexis McClellan, will be representing KBKG at the Monmouth/Ocean Chapter NJCPA Annual Tax Seminar, on January 10th. This seminar will bring together industry experts to explore the latest state and federal tax legislation. The conference will take place at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. Alexis McClellan is … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the AICPA Construction & Real Estate Conference

KBKG is Exhibiting at the AICPA Construction & Real Estate Conference

11/26/2019

Our Director, William Long and Regional Director Chad Niehaus will be representing KBKG at the AICPA Construction & Real Estate Conference from December 5th to 6th. Chad Niehaus is part of our Southeast team. William Long is part of our New York team. At KBKG, we are passionate about helping business owners and accounting professionals … Read More

KBKG is Sponsoring the Lincoln Park Builders Club Real Estate Forum

KBKG is Sponsoring the Lincoln Park Builders Club Real Estate Forum

11/12/2019

Lester Cook and Sasha Brenecki will be representing KBKG at the Lincoln Park Builders Club Real Estate Forum on November 21st, 2019. This Forum brings together Chicago’s top developers, owners, brokers and investors in Lincoln Park to discuss the market, source new business opportunities, and more. Lester Cook, Vincent Poczekaj, and Sasha Brenecki, are part … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the INCPAS Tax Conference

KBKG is Exhibiting at the INCPAS Tax Conference

11/12/2019

Lester Cook and Kyle Ernsberger will be representing KBKG at the INCPAS Tax Conference on November 20th, 2019. The Tax Conference brings together tax proffesionals in public or private accounting Lester Cook and Kyle Ernsberger are part of our Midwest team. At KBKG, we are passionate about helping business owners and accounting professionals across the … Read More

KBKG is Sponsoring the MSCPA New England Practice Management Conference

KBKG is Sponsoring the MSCPA New England Practice Management Conference

11/12/2019

Our New York-based Principal, Malik Javed and Regional Director, Alexis McClellan, will be representing KBKG at the Massachusetts Society of CPAs New England Practice Management Conference, from November 20th to 22nd. This conference brings together professionals for roundtables and panels focused on topics like TCJA, tax credits, firm revenue and more. Malik Javed and, Alexis … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the MNCPA 65th Annual Tax Conference

KBKG is Exhibiting at the MNCPA 65th Annual Tax Conference

11/12/2019

Todd French will be representing KBKG at the Minnesota Society of CPA’s 65th Annual Tax Conference from November 18th to November 19th, 2019. The MNCPA Tax Conference will go over the latest state and federal tax developments impacting individuals and businesses, ways to maximize credits and more. Todd French is part of our Midwest team. … Read More

Regional Director Todd French Joins KBKG’s Midwest Office

Regional Director Todd French Joins KBKG’s Midwest Office

11/07/2019

KBKG is pleased to announce the addition of Business Development Regional Director Todd French to KBKG’s Midwest Regional office, who is relocating from the KBKG Texas office after serving the Dallas-Ft. Worth Community. Todd French began his finance career 15 years ago as a banker for a large regional bank where he was trained to … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the WICPA Tax Conference

KBKG is Exhibiting at the WICPA Tax Conference

11/04/2019

Lester Cook and Kyle Ernsberger will be representing KBKG at the WICPA Tax Conference from November 7th to 8th, 2019. The Tax Conference is for professionals in public practice and industry, practicing attorneys, corporate counsel, and business and financial managers and more. Proffestionals can attend to stay up to date on federal and Wisconsin tax … Read More

KBKG Texas Office Helps to Restore Homes with 6 Stones

KBKG Texas Office Helps to Restore Homes with 6 Stones

10/29/2019

On October 18, 2019, Eddie Price and our Texas team participated in the 6 Stones Community Powered Revitalization (CPR) fall event. 6 Stones is building a coalition of churches, businesses and others that provides solutions to meet the needs of our communities. Twice each year, they hold a CPR event to help homeowners who are … Read More

Winston Shurtz, CCSP – Newest Certified Member of the ASCSP

Winston Shurtz, CCSP – Newest Certified Member of the ASCSP

10/08/2019

Winston Shurtz, Senior Engineer in KBKG’s Cost Segregation Consulting practice in the Southeast, recently passed the ASCSP Certified exam. The identification of Certified Cost Segregation Professional (CCSP) is the highest credential in the cost segregation industry. Winston is the 8th member within our firm with the CCSP designation. “We are extremely proud of Winston for … Read More

[PRESS RELEASE] Jonathan Tucker Joins KBKG as Director of Research & Development Tax Credits

[PRESS RELEASE] Jonathan Tucker Joins KBKG as Director of Research & Development Tax Credits

08/29/2019

We recently added Research & Development Tax Credits Director Jonathan Tucker to our Southeast office‘s team of experts. Jon brings over 15 years of experience providing federal business tax advisory services to clients in various industries including technology, manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, retail and consumer products, hospitality, media and entertainment, financial and other professional services industries. … Read More

R&D Director Paul McVoy Relocates to KBKG’s New York Office

R&D Director Paul McVoy Relocates to KBKG’s New York Office

08/19/2019

We are excited to announce that we are expanding our New York City office in Midtown with the addition of Research & Development Tax Credit Service Director Paul McVoy, who is relocating from KBKG’s Pasadena Headquarters. While KBKG has had a strong presence in the New York City area for several years, Paul’s addition will … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the Spidell Summer Tax Seminar

KBKG is Exhibiting at the Spidell Summer Tax Seminar

06/26/2019

Our Operations Manager Michelle Mackerdichian, and Client Relations Representative, Nicole Chow, will be exhibiting at the Spidell Summer Tax Seminar on July 17th. This years seminar will cover topics such as, TCJA, real estate, audit, opportunity zones and more. Post update: Nicole and Michelle at the Spidell Summer Tax Seminar. Michelle Mackerdichian, Nicole Chow are … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the MICPA Management Information & Business Show

KBKG is Exhibiting at the MICPA Management Information & Business Show

06/19/2019

Lester Cook and Kyle Ernsberger will be representing KBKG at the Michigan Association of CPA’s Management & Business Show from June 26th to June 27th, 2019. The MICPA Management Information & Business Show cover many topic including, tax, business, audit, risk management and more. Post Update: Kyle exhibiting at MICPA Lester Cook and Kyle Ernsberger … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the GSCPA Real Estate Conference

KBKG is Exhibiting at the GSCPA Real Estate Conference

06/12/2019

Our Regional Director, Chad Niehaus, will be exhibiting, at the Georgia Society of CPA’s Real Estate Conference on June 20th. At this conference, industry leaders will discuss several issues in the legal, regulatory, audit, and real estate industries. Chad Niehaus is part of our Southeast team. At KBKG, we are passionate about helping business owners … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the OSCPA Real Estate Conference

KBKG is Exhibiting at the OSCPA Real Estate Conference

06/05/2019

Our Principal, Gian Pazzia, and Regional Director, John Frack, will be exhibiting, at the Oregon Society of CPAs Real Estate Conference on June 12th. Gian is a featured speaker and will present on Post Tax Reform Cost Segregation Strategies at 10:20 AM PT. Gian Pazzia and John Frack are part of our Headquarters team. With … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at NJCPA Annual Convention & Expo

KBKG is Exhibiting at NJCPA Annual Convention & Expo

06/05/2019

Our New York-based Director, Sumit Sharma, Regional Manager, Pedro Martin-Moreno, and Regional Director, Alexis McClellan, will be exhibiting at the New Jersey Society of CPAs Convention & Expo, from June 12th through 13th. Come by booth #425. NJCPA Annual Convention & Expo features sessions in various topics including tax, leadership, accounting, and more. Post Update … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at AICPA ENGAGE

KBKG is Exhibiting at AICPA ENGAGE

06/03/2019

Our Principals, Greg Kniss, Jason Melillo, Kevin Zolriasatain, Operations Manager Michelle Mackerdichian, and Regional Director Michelle Vitale, will be exhibiting at the AICPA ENGAGE Conference, from June 9th through 13th 2019. Come by booth #310. AICPA ENGAGE cover various topics including tax, accounting, wealth management, business management, and more. Post Update 06/11/2019: Michelle Mackerdichian and … Read More

Featured Speaker – Sumit Sharma

Featured Speaker – Sumit Sharma

05/31/2019

Our Director, Sumit Sharma, has been featured as a speaker for Lorman Education. He’ll be discussing Advanced Applications for the Life Cycle of Real Estate on June 17 at 1 pm ET on their platform. With over 12 years of experience, Sumit has been a featured speaker and author for agencies such as Accounting Today, … Read More

Featured Speaker – Lester Cook

Featured Speaker – Lester Cook

05/31/2019

Lester Cook, Principal of our Fixed Asset service based from Chicago, has been selected as a featured speaker for Lorman Education. He’ll be discussing Fixed Asset Management: Reporting and Compliance on July 24 at 1 pm ET on their platform. Lester has been a featured speaker and author for agencies such as Accounting Today, Michigan … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at LEA Spring North American Conference

KBKG is Exhibiting at LEA Spring North American Conference

05/29/2019

Lester Cook and Kyle Ernsberger will be representing KBKG at Leading Edge Alliance’s Spring North American Conference from June 3rd to June 5th, 2019. Post update: Lester and Kyle posed with Baden, Gage & Schroeder LLC. Lester Cook and Kyle Ernsberger are part of our Chicago team. KBKG Chicago is passionate about helping business owners … Read More

KBKG is Sponsoring Tax Alliance Conference 2019

KBKG is Sponsoring Tax Alliance Conference 2019

05/28/2019

Eddie Price and Ryan VanderVelden will represent KBKG at Tax Alliance Conference on June, 4th through 6th 2019. This annual conference offers informative sessions led by professionals in accounting and financial services industries. Post update: Eddie and Ryan at the Tax Alliance Conference Eddie Price and Ryan VanderVelden are part of our Dallas-Fort Worth team. … Read More

KBKG is Sponsoring Dallas CPA Convergence 2019

KBKG is Sponsoring Dallas CPA Convergence 2019

04/22/2019

Eddie Price and Sabrina Turner are representing KBKG at Dallas CPA Convergence on April 29, 2019. This annual conference offers informative sessions led by professionals in accounting and financial services industries. Post update: “We enjoyed connecting with old friends and meeting lots of new folks at Convergence 2019″ – Eddie Price Eddie Price and Sabrina … Read More

KBKG to Sponsor Ag+Bio+Science Start-up Showcase in Indianapolis

KBKG to Sponsor Ag+Bio+Science Start-up Showcase in Indianapolis

04/12/2019

On Tuesday, April 23rd, KBKG will sponsor the Ag+Bio+Science Start-Up Showcase presented by AgriNovus Indiana and FoundryX. The firm’s Midwest practice is led by firm Principal, Lester Cook, who will be onsite providing tax insights with Regional Director, Kyle Ernsberger. The 3rd annual event offers an opportunity for entrepreneurs leading innovative agbioscience start-ups to present … Read More

Press Release: KBKG Names Lester Cook, CCSP Principal

Press Release: KBKG Names Lester Cook, CCSP Principal

02/07/2019

Chicago, Illinois – February 7, 2019 – Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG recently promoted industry veteran Lester Cook to Principal. Lester leads the firm’s Midwest practice, including a team of engineers and specialists based out of the firm’s Chicago office. Lester joins nine other principals on KBKG’s leadership team. His primary areas of focus are … Read More

An Interesting Thread To Pull; The South Carolina R&D Tax Credit

An Interesting Thread To Pull; The South Carolina R&D Tax Credit

08/20/2018

Originally published article by Joseph Toppe from South Carolina Manufacturing Group on August 2, 2018. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, “South Carolina is a branch manufacturing state.” They tell us there’s not enough headquartering here, not enough research and development, but what if I told you the Palmetto State has a solution, … Read More

Eddie Price Elected to ASCSP Board of Directors

Eddie Price Elected to ASCSP Board of Directors

08/17/2018

Eddie Price, Director of KBKG, a nationwide tax credits, incentives, and cost recovery firm, was recently elected to the board of directors for non-profit organization, the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals (ASCSP), for a subsequent two-year term. ASCSP was founded in 2006 to address the growing need for credentials, technical standards, education, and a … Read More

KBKG Atlanta to Host Grand Opening Celebration Post Tax Deadline

03/21/2018

ATLANTA, March 21, 2018 – KBKG, nationwide tax credits, incentives, and cost recovery firm, announced the opening of its southeast office earlier this year. The new location, situated in Alpharetta, Georgia, is just north of the perimeter in Atlanta. To celebrate, the Atlanta-based team is hosting a grand opening event on Thursday, April 26, 2018. … Read More

KBKG is Excited to Welcome Chad Niehaus to Our Atlanta Office

03/15/2018

We are very pleased to announce that Chad Niehaus has joined KBKG as a Regional Director in our Atlanta office. Chad will be developing new business opportunities and creating customized solutions to meet our clients’ needs. Prior to joining KBKG, Chad worked in the Human Capital Management industry, where his focus was on improving efficiencies … Read More