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SVA Professionals Featured in Milwaukee Business Journal Article

SVA Professionals Eric Trost, CPA, MST and Peter Jelacic, CFP® are featured in an article in the Milwaukee Business Journal. The article, titled “The Impact of Tax Reform”, details the significant changes and choices business owners and individuals face with the new tax legislation.

Specific topics that Eric and Pete discuss in the article include donor advised funds, the 20% deduction allowed for flow-through businesses, corporate tax rate cut, estate tax exemption, and new depreciation rules. 

To read the entire article, visit https://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/feature/table-of-experts/the-impact-of-tax-reform-business-owners.html.

Eric is Principal-in-Charge of SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C. Tax Services group. His experience and technical knowledge in tax compliance, research, and planning have given him the opportunity to work in a variety of tax areas and industries. Eric assists corporations and partnerships with tax savings through his extensive knowledge of transaction structuring, tax credits and accounting methods. His broad-based knowledge of tax and financial accounting give him a wide range of expertise to assist clients with their tax, accounting, and financial needs.

Pete is a Senior Wealth Manager with SVA Plumb Wealth Management, LLC. With over 30 years of experience in the financial industry, Pete provides personalized comprehensive financial planning and investment management that helps his clients reach their goals. Pete works with individuals and families, providing investment consulting and comprehensive financial planning including educational, retirement and estate planning.


Since our inception in 1974, we have focused on developing long-standing business relationships. As our clients’ businesses and personal interests have grown, we have increased our service offerings to meet their expanding needs.

Now over 40 years later, SVA and its affiliates are recognized leaders offering a wide range of professional services including audit and accounting, tax, business information technologies, wealth management, trust and estate administration services.

The cornerstone of SVA will always remain the same, providing service and value to help our clients achieve measurable results, while exceeding their expectations. SVA is not only dedicated to the clients we serve, we are dedicated to the communities we serve, maintaining a long tradition of involvement and support.

SVA is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, employs over 300 staff, and has additional offices in Milwaukee and Appleton, Wisconsin and Rockford, Illinois.