Automobile & Truck Dealerships

Our dedicated team serves the unique needs of small- to medium-sized, privately-held automobile and truck dealerships.

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Auto Dealership

Professional Services

We have the experience and expertise needed to help address many of the operational and financial challenges faced by professional service firms. We also partner with attorneys to provide a range of value added services designed to help them serve their clients.

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Professional Services

Manufacturing & Distribution

We assist a broad range of manufacturing and distribution entities with their unique financial requirements. We maintain the highest quality standards in our compliance work and focus on bottom line results, strategic planning, and asset protection.

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Manufacturing & Distribution

International Services

Our team of international consultants, tax professionals, and accountants have helped clients from over 30 countries expand into the US. We have also helped numerous US businesses expand outside our borders.

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International Services
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Tax Planning & Consulting, State & Local Tax, Estates, Gifts, and Trusts, and more...

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Audits, Reviews, Compilations, Bookkeeping & Payroll, and more...

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Business Advisory Services, Mergers & Acquistions, Commercial Lease Negotiation, and more...

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About Us

Michael Silver & Company CPAs provides accounting & audit, tax consulting & compliance, and business advisory services to a broad range of local, national, and international clients. Our firm's industry expertise includes:

  • automobile dealerships
  • manufacturing
  • retail
  • professional services
  • vehicle and equipment leasing companies
  • high net worth individuals
  • not-for-profit
  • health care

Specific service solution areas include:

  • estates
  • gifts and trusts
  • valuation services
  • litigation support services
  • employee benefit plan services
  • investment advisory
  • retirement plan advice
  • mergers and acquisitions

Founded in 1944, Michael Silver & Company's growth and expansion are the direct result of our founder's core principles: dedication to our clients; guidance in tax and business opportunities; expertise in the application of accounting principles; and a commitment to service with integrity. Michael Silver & Company is a member of the GMN International association of firms. If you have would like more information about how we can be of service to you, please don't hesitate to contact us.

History of Our Firm

Michael Silver (1913-1976) founded his Firm in 1944, and he rapidly earned a reputation for providing unsurpassed accounting and tax services to his prestigious clientele. In 1976, upon Mr. Silver’s death, two of his dedicated partners, Earl Holtzman and Neil Friedman, took over the management of the Firm. Today, 70 years later, Mr. Silver’s high standards continue to guide our entire practice as we operate under the leadership of Larry Isaacson and Jennifer A. Barliant.

Our Firm’s success is the direct result of, and can be attributed to, his commitment to four core principles: dedication to our clients, guidance in tax and business opportunities, expertise in the application of accounting principles, and a commitment to service with integrity.

Dedication, Guidance, Expertise, Integrity pillars

Over the years, Michael Silver & Company CPAs has attracted a variety of highly talented professional staff, many of whom have been with our Firm for over a quarter of a century. Our team is committed to providing high-quality service to our client base, which includes small- and medium-sized private/closely-held companies, entrepreneurial individuals and companies, high net worth individuals, their families, and their related partnerships and trusts -- each with their own unique financial needs.

Our Size and Structure Provide Benefits and Advantages

Specifically, it is our Firm’s size and our capabilities that allow us to provide a unique alternative to the larger accounting firms, because we are able to deliver the benefits that result from a one-to-one relationship, coupled with attention to the details and hands-on, personalized attention. Companies and individuals are able to reap the benefits of our approach and our depth of experience, because our acquired knowledge is shared amongst our partners, managers, and staff. Each member of our accounting and audit, tax, and consulting team, as well as our administrative support staff, has a role to play in providing this unmatched client service, as well as in ensuring the future growth and success of our Firm.

A Reputation for Client Service and Satisfaction

As our Firm’s reputation for providing high-quality service has grown through the years, our scope has expanded as well. Our focus continues to be on building life-long business and personal relationships with our clients and their businesses, their employees, their families, and other key stakeholders. Understanding and appreciating our clients’ unique needs is one of our Firm’s key priorities, because we truly strive to exceed our clients’ expectations. Our service philosophy is deeply rooted in ensuring our clients’ complete satisfaction, treating their business as if it were our business, and ensuring their entire financial well-being. We look forward to serving you.

Michael Silver & Company

Michael Silver & Company is located in Skokie, Illinois.

What is the Michael Silver & Company CPAs difference?

  • We offer Guidance & Advice. Our focus is on ensuring our clients’ success, both financially and operationally. We provide ongoing communications, value added advice, and fresh ideas throughout the year.
  • We have Knowledge & Expertise. We are genuinely dedicated to achieving and sharing our knowledge and expertise, both internally and externally. Year-round education and training ensures that we remain current with all of issues and changes in the law that affect our clients’ business and their personal financial concerns.
  • We have a Vested Interest. We value our clients and the relationships we’ve built with them. We have a vested interest in their success, both as individuals and as business owners. Our goal is to be a partner to our clients -- to add value and help optimize their results.
  • We offer Broad & Deep Capabilities. In addition to our focus on completing tax returns and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of your accounting, we are auditors, strategists, consultants, benefits experts, industry specialists, investment advisors, and more. Look to Michael Silver & Company CPAs for a total solution.

Michael Silver & Company CPAs 70th Anniversary 1944-2014

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