Yelena Belaks, CPA, is a tax partner in CohnReznick’s New York office. With more than 15 years of diversified public accounting experience, Yelena provides tax and advisory services to privately held and public companies. She is a member of CohnReznick’s Consumer, Hospitality, and Manufacturing Practice (CHAMP) and has extensive experience servicing a multitude of other industries, including technology, life sciences, financial sponsors, and real estate. She is technically adept in tax planning and proactively provides CohnReznick clients with efficient compliance services and valuable insights. Her clients consider her a trusted business advisor and value her experience and business acumen.
Yelena has expertise in various aspects of domestic and international taxation, focusing on corporate and partnership tax compliance; sell-side due diligence for companies and shareholders; transfer pricing integration with overall business strategies; ASC 740 compliance and review; related financial statement disclosures in accordance with ASC 740; implementation and review of ASC 740-10; accounting for uncertain tax positions; federal and state tax examinations; and state and local tax planning.
MBA, Accounting - Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business
MS, BS, Management - South Urals State University, Russia
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
C-Corporations Committee, Former Chair