Lana Chebakina, CPA

Tax Manager

Svetlana “Lana” Chebakina is a CPA with more than 10 years of experience in tax and accounting. Lana Chebakina began her career as a Senior Budget Analyst at Georgetown University before joining Halt, Buzas and Powell.

Lana works mostly with tax partners on complex tax return preparation for various nonprofit organizations, businesses and individuals. She enjoys supervising and training staff and is skilled at managing multiple complex engagements and providing proactive tax advice to our clients.

In her free time, Lana enjoys going to jazz and classical concerts, hiking, reading, and visiting art galleries. She is also fluent in Russian.

areas of expertise

Tax Services
Businesses & Individuals
Business Consulting
Nonprofit Organizations


BS Degree in Economics from University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Uzbekistan
MS Degree in Accounting from The George Washington University – School of Business

professional activities & community involvement

Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants

joined halt, buzas & powell

October 2007

contact information

Phone: (703) 836-1350