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Robert A. King, CVA, MBA, CPA

Office 631-231-5336,ext 101
Cell 516-356-8030
Fax 631-231-4899
Email bobk@kingassociatescpa.com

Professional Designations

Certified Public Accountant since 1982

Master of Business Administration
Summa Cum Laude
Rutgers University

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Magna Cum Laude
University of Hartford

Professional Associations

National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)
Adjunct accounting professor St. Joseph's College
Who's Who Among American Colleges

Audit Experience

Our firm has successfully completed the AICPA Peer Review Program once again as of November 2013. As an auditor, Bob has performed many financial statement audits of for profit and not-for-profit- entities over the past 25 years. In addition to auditing small to mid-sized private companies, our audit experience has been concentrated in the Long Island ferry industry and the HUD (United States Department of Housing and Urban Development) real estate housing industry, including both not-for-profit and for profit (low income housing tax credits) HUD audits. Our HUD experience includes both financial statement and HUD compliance audits of Section 202(Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program) and Section 8(Housing Choice Voucher Program) properties as well as assistance with the electronic filing of the required financial statements to HUD through REAC (Real Estate Assessment Center).

Tax Experience

Our firm has been tax advisors to our business and individual clients for over 25 years. We have extensive experience in corporate, partnership, estate, trust and gift tax preparation. We also prepare not-for-profit information reporting returns with the IRS (Form 990) as well as the state information reporting required by the NYS Attorney General's office. Our experience also includes the preparation of partnership returns that involve low income housing tax credits.

Author of Valuation and Tax Planning Books, Valuation and Tax Discussion Leader and Adjunct College Professor

Published several tax books titles, Partnership Income Tax Review and Update for Experienced Practitioners, for the NYSSCPA; Business Valuation Tax Issues of Family Owned Businesses, for NACVA; and was a education board member of NACVA; presented over 500 continuing education credit seminars to various CPA state society members; former adjunct accounting professor in the business administration department at St. Joseph's College for over ten years.

Valuation Experience

Our firm has performed over 500 valuation reports for gifting and estate tax, compensation, and buy/sell purposes. Robert King has testified as an expert witness before Arbitrators, and various New York State courts regarding business valuation disputes. Robert has been licensed as a certified valuation analyst with the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts since August 1995. Robert has also provided forensic accounting services as litigation support of matrimonal disputes and divorce settlements.


 

Jeannine Lesse, CPA

Office 631-231-5336, ext 104
Fax 631-231-4899
Email jeanninel@kingassociatescpa.com

Professional Designations

Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Saint Joseph's College in 2002
Certified Public Accountant since 2004
Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 2005
Has worked in public accounting since 2002

Experience

Jeannine provides monthly accounting and quarterly & year-end tax services as well as individual, partnership and corporate income tax return preparation. She preforms compilations, reviews and audits of financial statements for a diverse number of clients. Her audit experience included audits of HUD projects for not-for-profit, and for profit with low income housing tax credits, and for small private companies. Jeannine is also an experienced Quickbooks user.