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Contracting or Employee – How Chicago Job Seekers Decide

Contracting or Employee – How Chicago Job Seekers Decide

A lot of Chicago people say, “more money, more problems.” While that saying is partially true, I think a lot of us would be only too happy to get a little more green in our bank accounts considering the current inflation situation.Especially those working for minimum...

Effects of Inflation: Plan for This, Chicago Investors

Effects of Inflation: Plan for This, Chicago Investors

A lot of us Chicago investors are feeling the effects of inflation.And I want to help you navigate through it as best I can. This week, I want to take some time to break down how it could be affecting your investment portfolio.(But Abdalla … I don’t HAVE an investing...

Chuck Norris Approved “Facts” About Abdalla Alyousef

Chuck Norris Approved “Facts” About Abdalla Alyousef

We’re on the backstretch of summer post-Independence Day, doing our best to soak up the summer sun and long daylight hours.But also, we here at Team EZ Tax and Accounting Service, Inc. are ready to start revving up our work on behalf of our Chicago clients … to help...

When Chicago Taxpayers Discover Unclaimed Property

When Chicago Taxpayers Discover Unclaimed Property

“I’ve got a dollar. Hey, hey, hey, hey.” When you score a little extra cash suddenly, it’s hard not to do a little song and dance like the kids from Little Rascals. Even more when you discover some unclaimed property or asset you had long forgotten about. Or...

Two IRS Dirty Dozen Scams Chicago Taxpayers Should Know

Two IRS Dirty Dozen Scams Chicago Taxpayers Should Know

You might be surprised when I say that the IRS is partly designed to look out for the interests of Chicago taxpayers. I admit it’s difficult to see that when they’re coming after you for one offense or another. And, one of their jobs is to keep you informed. The...

Abdalla Alyousef’s Saving Tips – More Than Not Spending

Abdalla Alyousef’s Saving Tips – More Than Not Spending

Raise your hand if you’re still waiting on a response from the IRS about your refund. With the now 21.3 million returns piled up in the IRS’s inbox, it’s no wonder. Know that you’re not the only Chicago taxpayer in that group.And I wish there was more my office could...

A Why Estate Planning Now Take by EZ Tax and Accounting Service, Inc.

A Why Estate Planning Now Take by EZ Tax and Accounting Service, Inc.

Yeah, we all know that old adage about death and taxes (one with which I’m intimately familiar in my line of work).Yet so few people think to plan for either inevitability. We seem to have an obsession with avoiding them – and believe me, I get it. And I’m obviously...

Abdalla Alyousef’s Pro Tips to Negotiate with the IRS

Abdalla Alyousef’s Pro Tips to Negotiate with the IRS

With the tax deadline firmly in the rearview, most Chicago people are enjoying pool time and picnics, free of the tax worries of springtime. (Though perhaps not free of all the inflation and stock market pressures we’re all currently facing. Hang in there.)But that’s...

Tax Documentation Chicago Filers Should Keep and Why

Tax Documentation Chicago Filers Should Keep and Why

Yes, it’s true, Chicago friends… the financial markets look pretty rough as I write this, on top of a pretty rough end of last week. Inflation continues to wreak havoc … and the smartypants quants in Wall Street don’t seem to have confidence that the government or the...

Tax Debt Options for Chicago Owers

Tax Debt Options for Chicago Owers

For the majority of Americans, tax season is done and gone. The return has been filed, the refund received, and all the paperwork tucked away securely in cloud storage.But for several million people each year including some Chicago taxpayers, the annual dance with the...