Hanping Xiao, CPA, MST


Hanping joined the Firm in 2005 after spending two years at The Abrix Group, L.P. (now Marcum LLP) and six years at Russell Novak & Company, LLP (now BDO USA LLP). Hanping specializes in partnership taxation, especially family limited partnerships, while administering the firm’s international taxation practice. Driven by serving his clients and being the solution to any of their needs, Hanping serves many of the firm’s high net worth family groups.

Hanping is a member of the AICPA and IL CPA Society and in his free time fuses his professional skills with his personal interests serving on various charitable boards.

  • Board member and Treasurer of Civitas Ensemble
  • Board member and Treasurer of Chinese American Photography Academy
  • Board member of Feng‐Hua Photography Academy

Hanping is a man of many hobbies. His love for nature has led him to pursue nature photography, for which he has won numerous awards and even been recognized internationally. When not photographing, you might find Hanping enjoying a piece of classical music at the symphony, relaxing in the woodshop planning his next project, or in the kitchen creating his next gourmet flavor masterpiece.

Photography link:  https://beta.1x.com/HPphotography

Areas of Expertise:

  • Partnership Taxation
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • International Taxation
  • Business Consulting
  • Private Client Services

Our partners and staff are committed to quality, it is the cornerstone of everything we do. We take pride in establishing long-lasting client relationships and receiving new client
referrals. We are known for innovative thinking and accuracy; our answers are creative, well researched, and correct.


We are proactive in our approach and bring a wealth of expertise to each client relationship. Because most of our partners are also teachers, having taught at local universities or professional societies and various forums, we are up to date on tax law issues and we bring the most current information to each engagement.


We take pride in our availability. We are there for our clients, in person and when and where they need us. Because the engagement team remains the same, you will talk to someone who knows your individual situation and understands your concerns each time you call. Our partners are ultimately involved in all aspects of each engagement and do not merely act as figurehead leaders.


Because we are a medium-sized firm, we take pride in our ability to tailor our services to meet your specific needs. We recognize that each engagement is unique and we thoroughly investigate each situation to provide a customized approach.

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