Thomas Milliken CPA, MST, PFS

(608) 826-2179   
Madison

ON THE JOB

Tom is a Principal with SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C., and a member of the Tax Services and Business Advisory Services groups.

Tom provides clients with technical expertise in tax planning and strategies, executive compensation, tax aspects of business transactions and other general federal and state tax matters. He has extensive industry experience in construction, manufacturing, distribution, professional services, biotech and real estate,giving him the diverse background needed for business consulting and tax services.

With Tom's extensive tax experience, he represents his clients in matters involving the Internal Revenue Service and state tax authorities including examination and appeals representation; accounting periods and methods issues; and requests for private rulings.

Education

  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Master of Science - Taxation
  • Drake University - Bachelor of Business Administration

Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)
  • Master of Science in Taxation (MST)

Speaking Experience

  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) - Milwaukee Chapter
  • Executive Enterprises - New York & Chicago
  • Financial Executives Institute (FEI) - Madison Chapter
  • Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) - Madison Chapter
  • Madison Area Builder’s Association (MABA) - Madison

Publications

  • Forbes
  • InBusiness Magazine

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC)
  • Leading Edge Alliance (LEA) 

Civic/Community Involvement

  • Blackhawk Church - Finance Committee Member

Personal

Tom is married with two children. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, watching a variety of sports and getting into the action when it comes to fishing and golfing.

SPEAKER SOURCE

Tom is a Principal with SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C., and a member of the Tax Services and Business Advisory Services groups. Tom provides clients with technical expertise in tax planning and strategies, executive compensation, tax aspects of business transactions and other general federal and state tax matters. He has extensive industry experience in construction, manufacturing, distribution, professional services, biotech and real estate,giving him the diverse background needed for business consulting and tax services.

The following is a partial list of the topics Tom covers:

  • Tax Planning Strategies For Individuals
  • Business Tax Planning and Strategies
  • Succession Planning - The Time to Start is Now
  • Understanding How Your Business Entity Choice Impacts Your Taxes

Tom has spoken to audiences at:

  • SVA Consulting Annual User Conference - The Need For Tax Planning
  • SVA Plumb Financial Annual Investment Forum
  • Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) - Tax Update For Construction Contractors
  • WIBA's Ask the Experts Radio Program