John Basick, CPA, MST


John joined the Firm in 2001 after spending six years at Altschuler, Melvoin & Glasser (now part of RSM McGladrey), in their entrepreneurial services group (ESG). John specializes in individual taxation with a focus on high net worth individuals, their families, and also advising businesses. He manages the individual side of our firm’s bank practice where we are essentially the in-house tax department for various banks and law firms. John is a managing partner of the Frankfort office, heading the Frankfort internship program.

John is a member of the AICPA, IL CPA Society, and is active in the Frankfort Chamber of Commerce.

An avid freshwater fisherman and outdoorsman, John has been in fishing competitions and one of his favorite past times is to build world class rods and restore collectable classic reels.  Also, John loves to be ice side at hockey games. One of his bucket list items is visiting and watching a game at every NHL arena.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Individual Taxation
  • Business Advisory Services
  • High Net Worth Families
  • Financial Planning

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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