Joel Polakow, CPA, Principal

Joel Polakow is a principal in Miller Cooper’s tax department. He brings more than 30 years of experience providing middle market companies with expert tax and business planning. Prior to joining Miller Cooper, Joel practiced with national and regional accounting firms. He also has held financial management positions in the investment banking field.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:   Joel specializes in tax and business planning for closely held businesses. His areas of interest include manufacturing and distribution, corporate merger and acquisition transactions, franchise and service companies, and wealth and succession planning. Over the years, Joel has represented taxpayers involved in audits with the IRS and state taxing authorities.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:   Joel earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois Chicago. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society. He has spoken to various groups on such topics as choice of entity, mergers and acquisitions and tax planning.

Contact Joel Polakow at via email or at 847-205-5000.