Abdalla Alyousef’s Very Last Minute Tax Moves for 2020

Abdalla Alyousef’s Very Last Minute Tax Moves for 2020

These weeks are disjointed, these holiday weeks. As of this writing, there are only three days left in 2020, and this week contains New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.So if you want to make ANY 2020 moves (outside of IRA things, which can be retroactively...
Abdalla Alyousef’s Annual Holiday Prayer

Abdalla Alyousef’s Annual Holiday Prayer

This will be a different kind of note today than I normally post.Because the first thing to note is that a bona fide holiday miracle seems to have occurred: Congress agreed on another relief bill.Given this cultural climate, this might rank up there with the...
Five Key Habits of the Wealthy Chicago Clients We Serve

Five Key Habits of the Wealthy Chicago Clients We Serve

The clock is really ticking now on 2020.But before you celebrate, please — for the love of Pete — make SURE that you are getting whatever needs doing done NOW that might affect this year’s taxes. I’ve been banging this drum the last couple...
Paying Off Debt by Abdalla Alyousef

Paying Off Debt by Abdalla Alyousef

Last month, I talked about [ENGBLOG]some potential moves Chicago taxpayers could make by the end of the year. I wanted to remind you of those possibilities before I get to what else I want to talk with you about… (paying off debt)Those were:Look ahead to 2021...