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Mark T. Bakko

Partner, CPA, MBT
612 876 4833

Mark Bakko is a partner with the tax group of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP and has been with the firm since 2001. He has public accounting and industry experience since 1984 including prior experience with an international firm and chief financial officer of a publicly held medical device and manufacturing company. He serves public, closely held and private equity owned companies and provides a broad range of services, including compliance, consulting and tax planning for both businesses and the individual owners of businesses.

Experience

  • Specializes in business formations, reorganizations, mergers and liquidations
  • Represents clients before IRS and state taxing authorities at both audit and appellate levels
  • Provides personal and financial planning for corporate executives and closely held business owners
  • Develops strategies for closely held business growth
  • Assists with accounting methods and periods for tax planning consulting
  • Provides ASC 740 (formerly FAS 109 and FIN 48) tax consulting

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants - speaker on various tax issues
  • Boys Scouts of America - Merit Badge Counselor
  • Discover Aviation Days - Board of Directors
  • Flywell Flying Club - Treasurer and past President
  • Junior Achievement - Project Business
  • University of Minnesota - Master of Tax program, past adjunct professor
  • Saint Rose of Lima – Trustee

Education

University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Masters in Business Taxation