Milligan & Company’s Tax Department Gains QuickBooks Pro Advisors

Director Chancy & Tax Accountant Polakis Certifications Expands Firm’s Business Services

Online PR News – 27-October-2012 – October 26, 2012, Philadelphia, PA – Milligan & Company is pleased to announce that two members of its Tax Practice, LaVon Chancy, Esq., Director of Tax Services, and Marisil Polakis, CPA, MBA, Tax Accountant, are now Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisors.

Ms. Chancy and Ms. Polakis were tested and certified on their QuickBooks skills and aptitude. As Pro Advisors, they can help businesses customize QuickBooks, train staff in optimal functionality of the software application, and maximize usage and results.

“The addition of these certifications expands the array of services offered to clients,” explained John Milligan, CPA, Managing Principal of Milligan. “We will now be able to provide QuickBooks customization for clients’ unique needs, financial reporting, and tax return preparation.”

Ms. Chancy directs Milligan’s Tax Practice. She provides legal research and tax consulting services, and offers guidance on complex tax issues and DBE certification and compliance. She is a graduate of Temple University, where she earned a J.D. from the Beasley School of Law, as well as a B.S. in Accounting.

Ms. Polakis prepares and reviews federal, state, and local tax returns for non-profits, corporations, partnerships, individuals, and pension plans. She analyzes complex financial information and assists in audits. Ms. Polakis is also a Certified Public Accountant. She earned an MBA from the Ateneo de Manila University and B.S. in Accountancy from Ateneo de Davao University, both in the Philippines.

About Milligan & Company

Milligan & Company is a consulting and certified public accounting firm serving government agencies, not-for-profit organizations, private corporations and individuals. The firm has established highly specialized niche markets, including: Not-for-Profit Audits and Tax Services; Government Compliance and Oversight; Employee Benefit Plan Audits; Tax Credit Services; Planning and Economic Development Consulting; and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Consulting.

Established in 1985, Milligan is one of the largest minority and veteran-owned accounting firms in the U.S. For more information, please contact Helene Henry, Director of Marketing, at (215) 496-9100 or or visit us at