Howard P. Bakrins
Director – Tax
p 847-240-1040 x129
Howard Bakrins, CPA, joined KRD in 2013. With more than 28 years of experience, he provides business entities and their principals with expert tax guidance and business tax incentives.
Specifically, he specializes in tax and business planning and compliance for closely held companies. He has experience in several areas of interest: state and local taxation, corporate merger and acquisition transactions, real estate, family wealth, and succession planning. During his career, Howard has represented manufacturers, distributors, service & technology companies, real estate businesses and not-for-profit organizations with regard to IRS issues.
Howard also has extensive experience with entity structuring and tax strategies that maximize the value of the businesses he represents.
Corporate executives and wealthy family groups value his experience with income tax planning, establishing charitable foundations, estate and gift tax planning, family limited partnerships, and transactional planning and analysis. Howard is also knowledgeable in the tax laws pertaining to hedge fund transactions.
Howard earned his Bachelor of Science Degree (BS) from University of Illinois and is a member of the AICPA and the Illinois CPA Society.
Howard enjoys traveling, playing golf, and spending time with his wife and two grandsons.