John Hsiao, CPA, joined MichaelSilver in 1997 as a staff tax accountant. He was promoted to a partner in 2015. John took over as the head of the tax department in January 2020. 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 25 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 private client services, 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 business merger and acquisition, the offshore voluntary compliance program, IRS installment agreements, and government tax audits.
John Hsiao, CPA
How he spends his time here
How he got here
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Master of Science in Taxation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
How he approaches his work
“Our clients are the reason that we are in this business. If they are successful, then we have correctly done our job. I always provide our clients with highest level of professional service and courtesy.”
HOW HE SPENDS HIS TIME ELSEWHERE
“I like to spend time with my family, either going on a family vacation or just a trip to a local Target store. I also enjoy watching movies and sports on TV.”