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For Immediate Release:                                                       Please Contact:

Leonard Klein, CPA:

Managing Partner, CMRK

Office: (818) 988-4053




Industry Tax Expert Kip Dellinger Joins

Cooper, Moss, Resnick, Klein & Co. as Senior Tax Partner


LOS ANGELES (January 4, 2012)Cooper, Moss, Resnick, Klein & Co., LLP (CMRK)  Managing Partner Leonard Klein today announced that tax controversy expert Kip Dellinger, CPA has joined the San Fernando Valley firm as Senior Tax Partner. Mr. Dellinger is known as a specialist in the areas of CPA tax practice, regulatory discipline, and malpractice matters and is respected for his work as past chair of AICPA’s Tax Practice Responsibilities Committee (2008-2009). He has authored over 60 articles on technical and procedural topics for leading tax publications as well as the Entertainment Industry Creative Persons Tax Review for the CCH Client Relate/Pro FX software product. He is best known as the author of The Practical Guide to Federal Tax Practice Standards for the CCH Tax Practice and Procedure Library (CCH 2007).


As Senior Tax Partner, Mr. Dellinger will represent CMRK’s clients in tax controversy matters and estate and trust tax services providing an elevated level of service. An expert on conduct matters and substantive technical issues, Kip has been engaged by Big Four CPA firms on several tax shelter malpractice cases. As the author of the monthly “Policy & Practice” column for Tax Notes magazine and the “Ethics” column for TAXES magazine on conduct standards for tax professionals, Mr. Dellinger’s industry affiliations will assist the firm in its continued growth.


“We’re delighted to have Kip join the firm,” states Leonard Klein. “I’ve known him for many years.  He is one of the foremost experts on tax practice conduct standards in the country and is well-regarded as an expert witness having served many clients including Big Four firms.  His role as Senior Tax Partner on our team will help us expand the services we provide in these areas while strengthening the CMRK brand.”


Mr. Dellinger adds, “I am pleased to be joining Cooper Moss and look forward to working with other professionals who can offer support to my clients; CMRK has a longstanding relationship with the Los Angeles community. As part of this esteemed team, I have the opportunity to serve those practice areas in which I’ve been involved for many years.”


Cooper, Moss, Resnick, Klein & Co., LLP, has been serving the Southern California business community for over 30 years providing tax, accounting/auditing and consulting services to meet client’s needs in today's rapidly-expanding, worldwide economy. CMRK is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the California Society of CPAs, CPAsNET.com, and CPA USA Association.  Additionally, Leonard Klein serves as National Coordinator for CPA-USA (2010 – 2012), an association of small to mid-sized CPA firms across the U.S. that assist one another in sharing management of accounting practice (MAP) information with similar firms in Canada and Europe. 


For more information on Cooper, Moss, Resnick, Klein & Co., LLP, please visit: www.cmrkcpa.com