Mr. Laks has over fourteen years experience working in the field of public accounting. He joined AVZ as a Tax Manager in November 2006 and was promoted to Principal in 2008.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 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 and has dealt with both inbound and outbound transactions and the tax effect of the applicable tax treaty.
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 holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Queens College and a Master of Science in Taxation from Baruch College.
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