At CCM, we believe an integrated financial plan is key to best supporting our clients in fulfilling their financial goals. In our experience, families benefit most from integration that incorporates investment, estate, tax, retirement, risk management, and philanthropic plans. Since qualified charitable distributions (QCDs) and donor advised funds (DAFs) are tax-efficient charitable giving strategies, their impact is significant across three of the disciplines CCM emphasizes and, thus, the ... [Continue Reading]
Qualified Charitable Distributions and Donor Advised Funds: Six Things to Know About Each
Principal Tax Advisor
Kevin Koski serves as Principal Tax Advisor at Carlson Capital Management and with CCM Tax & Trust Administration, a commonly-held affiliate of Carlson Capital Management. Kevin works closely with the advisory team to deliver clients fully integrated wealth management services, lending his experience to proactive tax-related planning. As a senior member of the Tax Team, Kevin plays a lead role and helps to oversee the preparation, review, and completion of individual and trust tax returns and tax projections. Kevin participates in client meetings and serves as a tax resource for clients, both individually and collaboratively with other advisors, to develop customized recommendations.
Kevin came to CCM with strong expertise having worked with clients at a St. Paul CPA firm for 15 years. In his role there, Kevin provided leadership and direction for the firm’s tax services practice, and advised clients on income and estate tax matters. Kevin was also an advisor on general financial planning topics such as stock option analysis, charitable planning, and gifting strategies for high-net-worth individuals and families. Kevin is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Minnesota Society of CPAs.
Kevin grew up in Virginia, Minnesota and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota-Duluth, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting. Shortly following graduation, Kevin earned his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) status. Outside of work, Kevin has three children and enjoys volunteering as a coach and assistant with their athletic teams. Kevin and his family reside in South Minneapolis.
Kevin and other members of the CCM Tax Team regularly post articles of interest on tax planning topics which you can find here.