Mark D. DeVience

Mark D. DeVience, CPA, has been with MichaelSilver since 1986. Before starting at MichaelSilver, Mark worked as an auditor for six years at a local CPA firm.

Mark focuses in the area of federal and state income tax planning and compliance. He has numerous years of experience representing clients before the Internal Revenue Service, state, and local tax agencies. His prior experiences allow him to provide business consulting, which blends both business and tax perspectives. Mark’s approach to handling conflicting opinions and adversarial situations was featured in an article by a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist.

Mark has been providing business and income tax guidance to manufacturers and distributors for more than 30 years. His wealth of experience provides clients the confidence of knowing that they are taking full advantage of the federal and state income tax benefits provided for manufacturers and distributors, such as Domestic Production Activity Deductions and cost segregations studies. He has also worked closely with business owners and attorneys in the purchase and sale of their businesses.

Other clients served include:

  • Equipment Lessors
  • Automobile Dealerships
  • Professional Service Practices
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Race Horse Farms and Owners

Mark is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois CPA Society, United States Trotting Association, and Illinois Harness Horsemen’s Association. Mark graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Accounting and received his Master’s in Taxation from DePaul University.

Mark owns race horses and enjoys watching them on the track when he is not in the office.

Contact Mark at [email protected].

Mark D. DeVience