Michael Perlman

Tax Partner


BDO Rosemont Office



Executive Summary

Michael is a Tax Partner for BDO’s Chicagoland suburban offices. For over 30 years, Michael has provided tax, accounting, planning and consulting services to closely held businesses and their owners, with a focus on accounting systems design and related processes.

With extensive experience in the restaurant industry, Michael advises leading Chicago-area restaurateurs on business plan development, operational practices, tax planning and financial reporting standards.

Michael applies business management and behavioral science skills to offer valuable strategic counseling to clients, helping them implement the business management techniques that will most benefit their companies. He also works with clients in structuring business combination transactions and implementing favorable tax strategies.

Michael joined BDO when it merged with SS&G, where he was the Managing Director of the firm’s Chicagoland presence.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Illinois CPA Society
Illinois Restaurant Association
National Restaurant Association


B.S., Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign