John Hsiao

John Hsiao joined MichaelSilver in 1997 as a staff tax accountant. He was promoted to a partner in 2015. Prior to joining the firm, John worked at a small local firm after graduating from college where he gained valuable intrinsic knowledge of every aspect of a public accounting firm.

John has over 20 years of experience in tax, accounting, consulting, and compliance serving closely-held businesses and their owners, as well as high net worth individuals and their family offices. His primary industry focus includes private and hedge fund investments, international business compliance and consulting, real estate investments, manufacturing, and professional service providers. John also has experience helping clients with the offshore voluntary compliance program, IRS installment agreements, and government tax audits.

His specific areas of expertise include:

  • Investment Partnerships and S Corporations
  • Individual and Trust Income Tax Returns and Planning for High Net Worth Clients
  • Inbound and Outbound International Business Tax Compliance and Consulting
  • Manufacturing and Distribution Industry

John also serves as the administrator for the firm’s tax preparation technology and he leads the firm’s college recruiting process.

John is a member of the Illinois CPA Society and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of Asian American Business Association. John earned both his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Science in Taxation from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

When he is not working, John enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, watching sports on TV, and participating in a variety of charitable events.


John Hsiao