Michael Kissell, CPA

Tax Director

Michael Kissell is a Director in the Tax Department at E. Cohen. Michael has extensive experience as a state and local tax consultant and tax compliance manager serving clients in government contracting, information technology and other industry groups. His technical and managerial experiences include:

  • Supervising staff accountants on various tax projects
  • Preparing and reviewing tax forms 1120, 1120S and 1040s
  • Tax planning for high net worth individuals
  • Tax research on federal and state tax issues
  • State and local tax planning for businesses and individuals
  • Sales tax projects including taxability analysis

Michael earned a B.S. in Accounting and Information Systems and a Masters of Accounting and Information Systems with a specialty in Financial Services from Virginia Tech. He is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He is proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, GoSystem Tax RS, OneSource and Sage Fixed Assets Software.