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Karen Lake Appointed as Tax Advisory Council Chairman for Florida Tax Watch

Posted on December 13, 2018

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., – Dec. 14, 2018 – Florida Tax Watch has named Berkowitz Pollack Brant Associate Tax Director Karen A. Lake, CPA, as tax advisory council chairman.

Florida Tax Watch is a non-profit research institute and government watchdog for the state of Florida. It provides independent research and analysis of issues related to state and local government taxation, expenditures, policies and programs. Membership is comprised of community leaders and volunteers representing major industries in the state.

Lake has been an active member of Florida Tax Watch and is a member of the board of directors. Active in industry associations, she is on the board of directors of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) and is chair of the organization’s state tax conference and state tax section. Lake leads the state and local tax (SALT) practice at Berkowitz Pollack Brant.

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