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Lester Cook, CCSP, ASA

KBKG
Director Cost Segregation
lester.cook@kbkg.com
312-248-7347

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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 IRS and Financial Auditors’ claims. 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

TANGIBLE PROPERTY REPAIR REGULATIONS - 2021 UPDATE

Available Date(s)
Wednesday, August 18, 2021: 4:00PM EDT

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     We've reached capacity for this webinar. To accommodate our members, we've opened up a limited number of extra spaces for a small fee. If you have already registered for this webinar, there is no need to pay this accommodation fee. 

Archived Webinars Offered

TANGIBLE PROPERTY REPAIR REGULATIONS - 2021 UPDATE

Date RecordedJuly 21, 2021  CostFREE  Course Length1.0 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    

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