Shawn Kane

Shawn Kane

Partner, State and Local Tax Leader

1 Mid America Plaza

Suite 500

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181-4705

United States

Shawn Kane is a partner in the Crowe LLP state and local tax services group and manages the delivery of a full range of tax services to the Chicago market. He also specializes in business restructurings designed to achieve a tax-efficient structure.

Shawn has more than 20 years of state tax consulting experience and has worked with many of the largest companies in Chicago providing services related to:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Dispositions and divestitures
  • Tax attributes
  • Tax return filing options
  • Apportionment methodologies
  • Financial accounting consulting

Prior to joining Crowe, Shawn was a state and local tax practice leader in the Chicago office of BDO USA, LLP. He also served as a KPMG Illinois state tax specialist and worked in the EY state and local tax group.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants member
  • Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants board member
  • Taxpayer’s Federation of Illinois member
  • Chicago Tax Club member
  • Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce member
  • Illinois Chamber of Commerce member
  • Illinois Retail Merchants Association member


  • Bachelor of Arts, Accounting
    Saint Xavier University