Edward S. Kisscorni, CPA
Ed Kisscorni is a Michigan CPA, earned a BBA degree from Western Michigan University and a MBA from Grand Valley State University. With 45 years combined experience working with Michigan State and Local Taxes, Ed's expertise in providing in-depth consulting, reviews and litigation support has been an asset to businesses and professionals across Michigan.
As a consultant, Ed Kisscorni specializes in Michigan State and Local Taxes. Specifically:
- the Michigan Business Tax
- the Michigan Single Business Tax
- the Michigan Sales Tax
- the Michigan Use Tax
Backed by a wealth of experience, Ed Kisscorni can provide in depth consulting, including compliance reviews and tax planning.
Ed's practice specializes in three specific areas:
Audits and Appeals - Ed represents taxpayers during a tax audit, supervisor and manager meetings and assists in the appeal at informal conference and at the Michigan Tax Tribunal
Tax Planning and Consulting - Ed works with Michigan taxpayers assisting them in finding ways to reduce their taxes or to document positions taken on tax returns.
Litigation Support - Ed has worked with attorneys and CPAs in defending against accounting malpractice lawsuits.
Ed Kisscorni has represented hundreds of taxpayers during a tax audit, and with appeals, at Informal Conference. Over the last forty-five years, Ed has represented taxpayers in approximately 70 different cases at the Michigan Tax Tribunal.
Mr. Kisscorni is the foremost authority on Michigan State and Local Taxes.
Michigan State Tax Leadership & Legislative Consulting
Ed Kisscorni has been actively involved and served in leadership positions on the tax committees of the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce and the Michigan State Chamber of Commerce. He served six years on the Board of Directors of the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Ed has been involved with local, state and national professional associations. He also served six years on the Board of Directors of the MICPA.
Mr. Kisscorni served three different governors in his eighteen years on the Administrative Committee on Public Accountancy and the Michigan State Board of Accountancy, the last four as Chair.
He has frequently testified before legislative bodies on matters of taxation. Ed's practice areas include Consultation and Planning in Michigan State and Local Taxation.
He specializes in Audits and Appeals of Michigan State and Local Taxes.
During his career, Ed has written and published numerous articles in the professional literature and has published the following books:
Michigan Tax Practice Guide - Institute of Continuing Legal Education (1977) Contributing Author
Michigan Business Taxes - Michigan State Chamber of Commerce (2006) Co-Author with Jeffrey Ammon
The Michigan Business Tax 2008 Desktop Reference Manual - Echelbarger Himebaugh Tamm & Co., PC (2008)
The Michigan Business Tax 2009 Desktop Reference Manual - Echelbarger Himebaugh Tamm & Co., PC (2009)
The Control Test for a Michigan Business Tax Unitary Business Group - Echelbarger Himebaugh Tamm & Co., PC (2009) Co-Authored with Ron Kaley and Kristen Seaman
The Michigan Business Tax 2010 Desktop Reference Manual - Echelbarger Himebaugh Tamm & Co., PC (2010) Co-Authored with Ron Kaley