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About Principal at Lee, Sperling, Hisamune Accountancy Corporation
Kent Y Lai, is a CPA and a partner of Lee Sperling Hisamune Accountancy Corporation. It is a local full-service accounting firm servicing a wide range of clients from Individuals, Family-Owned and major businesses and Not-for-Profit Organizations. They offer clients expert advice and services in accounting and auditing; taxation; estate and trust administration and planning; personal, business and organizational planning; business sales and transition planning; and other organizational advisory services. Their tag-line is: Partner for your long-term success.
Kent has a bachelor in Accounting at Cal Poly Pomona, and received an MBA from UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business. He has been in public accounting for 19 years. He began his practice by building around several start ups companies, and had a sole practice until November of 2017 where he merged with his current firm: Lee Sperling Hisamune.
Kent Y. Lai, CPA shares the most important thing you can do with your accountant, trust them. Accountants know where to find the problem and how to help you when it comes to tax preparation. Listen to his episode to find out more tips and tricks about finding the right accountant for you!
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