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Mark A. Hilpert

Tax & Economic Incentive Consultant


Wayne State University, M.A.
Wayne State University, B.A.
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Mr. Hilpert is a tax and economic incentive consultant with more than 20 years of state and local tax experience in Michigan.

  • Advises clients on state and local tax matters, particularly property tax issues, and assisting in securing tax credits, grants and other government economic development incentives
  • Represents clients during tax audits and before state administrative agencies, including the Michigan Tax Tribunal
  • Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Michigan Property Tax Assessor


  • Served over eight years as Chairman of Michigan's State Tax Commission, three years as a Michigan Tax Tribunal Judge and four years as Deputy State Treasurer
  • Served as policy advisor to the Michigan State Senate and chief aid to the Senate Finance Committee
  • Worked as a Senior Tax Manager at a "big four" accounting firm and a tax consultant at another major law firm
  • Frequent lecturer on property tax and tax incentive topics at various organizations, including Institute of Professionals in Taxation; Michigan Realtors Association; Cooley Law School; Michigan Association of CPA's; Independent Accountants Association of Michigan; Council on State Taxation
  • Published numerous papers and articles in various business journals

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