Joe Roznai, CPA, CGMA, joined MichaelSilver in 1992 and became a partner in 1998. Prior to joining MichaelSilver, he served as tax manager at a regional CPA firm, held consulting positions with a national CPA firm, and was the Tax Director for a publicly-held leasing company.

Joe has over 35 years of federal, international, state and local tax planning, consulting, and compliance experience, working with entrepreneurial businesses across a wide range of industries, including manufacturers, printers, retailers, distributors, service providers, auto dealers, and lessors. Joe also has broad experience serving S corporations and partnerships/LLCs, as well as advising clients on U.S. and international income tax issues.

Joe is very active in the Rotary Club and his local community and involved in various not-for-profit organizations, serving in various leadership capacities, including Treasurer and Committee Chairman. He has authored articles and been a frequent speaker and presenter on federal and state tax matters including income and sales taxes.

Harry A. Steindler

Joseph P. Roznai, CPA, CGMA


How he spends his time here

Expertise Industries Membership
  • Federal Income and Related Tax Planning and Compliance
  • International Income Tax
  • Business Acquisitions, Mergers, and Dispositions
  • Multi-state Income, Franchise, and Sales & Use Taxes
  • Local Tax Matters and Related Appeals
  • Personal Property Taxes
  • Taxpayer Representation
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Import/Export
  • Restaurants and Hospitality
  • Professional Services
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

How he got here

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, DePaul University
MAcc – Master of Accountancy, Taxation, Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate Scool of Business

How he approaches his work

“I strive to find innovative solutions for our clients by taking a consultative role, partnering with them to discuss their needs, identify the potential obstacles and problems, and navigate toward successful resolution to achieve their goals.”


“I enjoy cycling, hiking, travel, photography, and attending live concerts and theater.”

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