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About Us

About Our Firm

Since 1987, We have been working with hundreds of individuals and small to medium-sized businesses. Our sole purpose is to provide our clients with highly personalized tax, accounting, financial advice and network and computing services. By providing the best service possible at affordable fees, we have formed countless rewarding business relationships throughout the New York metropolitan area and have helped our clients grow. In fact, almost all of our new business comes from client referrals. Take a look at our list of services on this web site and give us a call. Your first one-hour consultation is offered at no charge!

Kim Lee CPAs LLP (formerly known as Kim Lee & Co.) is one of the leading firms in and throughout New York. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Kim Lee CPAs LLP is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of New York's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around New York. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Kim Lee CPAs LLP receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Yong-Bae Kim, MBA, CPA

yk@kimleespasllp.com (201)461-2727

    Professional and Industry Experience

      Mr. Kim has over 30 years of financial, tax and business consulting experience assisting various corporations operating in the United States. He has been advising various multinational corporate and individual clients on various cross-border tax and business issues.

    • Kim Lee CPAs LLP, Position: Partner
    • KPMG Peat Marwick Main & Co., Position: Senior Accountant
    • Lucky Goldstar Group in Korea, Position: Strategic Planner

      Education

    • Columbia University, degree: M.B.A. concentrating on accounting and finance.
    • Seoul National University, degree: B.A.

Clinton Sangmin Lee, CPA

csl@kimleecpasllp.com (201)461-2727

    Professional and Industry Experience

      Mr. Lee has been providing audit and tax consulting services to various domestic and multinational clients in the United States over 30 years. He has significant experience serving clients in tax controversy defending various tax examinations by Federal and state taxing authorities.

    • Kim Lee CPAs LLP, Position: Partner
    • KPMG Peat Marwick Main & Co., Position: Senior Accountant
    • Mitsui & Co. (USA), Inc., Position: Tax Accountant

      Education

    • New York University, degree: B.S. Major: Accounting and Economics

Daewee Kim, MBA, CPA

davekim@kimleecpasllp.com (201)461-2727

    Professional and Industry Experience

      Mr. Kim has over 15 years of experience in tax compliance and tax consulting for multinational corporations in the United States. He has been working closely with various clients on U.S. tax issues and business strategic planning matters.

    • Kim Lee CPAs LLP, Position: Partner
    • KPMG LLP, Position: Senior Manager
    • Baum, Smith & Clemens, LLP, Position: Accountant

      Education

    • University of Notre Dame, degree: M.B.A. concentrating on finance
    • Rutgers University, degree: Master of Taxation
    • Korea University, degree: B.A.