Kewei Mao

Kewei Mao, CPA


Kewei Mao joined Mellen, Smith & Pivoz PLC in 2011. Before joining the firm, Kewei worked for a world-wide Japanese manufacturing company in the automotive industry. He received a Bachelor’s in Japanese from the University of Shanghai for Science & Technology, and Master’s in Accounting from Western Michigan University.

Kewei’s specific areas of expertise include tax preparation for individuals, partnerships and corporations, as well as international tax form preparation. Kewei is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Michigan Association of CPAs. He speaks English, Chinese (Mandarin) and Japanese.

Specific Experience

  • Bookkeeping services including monthly bookkeeping, quarter-end and year-end adjustments
  • Tax preparation and consulting services for individuals, partnerships, and corporations
  • International tax form preparation including forms 2555, 5471, 5472, 114, 8938
  • Tax research and planning including preparation of annual income tax provisions
  • Attestation services including compilation, review and audit engagements
  • General business consulting services including application of Minority Business Enterprise

Industry Involvement and Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants

Education and Accomplishments

  • Certified Public Accountant – Licensed in Michigan in 2013
  • Certified Level 1 of Japanese-Language Proficiency
  • Master of Science, Accounting – Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan – 2012
  • Bachelor of Arts, Japanese – University of Shanghai for Science & Technology, China – 2007