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Your business’ profitability and operational efficiency are at the center of your business’ success!

Our experience, resources, and attention to detail make our accounting services second-to-none. As an experienced accounting team, we look forward to the opportunity to help transform your business’ financials as we work with you to establish short- and long-term strategies for growth and profitability.

Working with us and enlisting our business services could make all the difference!

Whether you need help starting a business, cleaning up your bookkeeping, setting up QuickBooks, handling payroll, or you crave some much-needed business coaching or other strategic consulting, we have been doing this for years, and stay on top of all of the new regulations to help you take the most advantage possible. Legally, and ethically — and profitably.

We work with our clients in a relational way to help them experience the financial success they desire — whether the business is just an idea, relatively new, or a well-established entity. Whether small, large, or in need of some special attention, we have the experience you need so that you can focus on what your business does best.

 

Real Estate BRRRR Strategy Pros and Cons for Chicago Investors

Before I discuss the real estate BRRRR strategy, let’s talk about a current pressing topic that’s going to fuel investment talk. With numbers released last week, one thing is very obvious: inflation is here, and it is a problem for most Chicago taxpayers.At least for...

Abdalla Alyousef’s List of 2021 Tax Documents Needed for Filing

Ding ding ding! Open season on 2021 tax filing has officially begun, and we’re already rolling up our sleeves and getting to work on tax returns for some of our Chicago clients.With all the backlog and changes at the IRS, getting ahead of the tax storm is going to...

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...

Post-Stimulus Taxes for 2020

I mentioned last week the key provisions of the "American Rescue Plan," while it was just proposed legislation.Now that the House has passed it, there is more meat on those bones. I'll run it all down for you once it's been signed by the President, but the key...

How Chicago Retirees Can Maximize Social Security Benefits

We're almost there. Extended returns are due Friday, October 15th (for most - saving certain federally declared disaster areas). So, bear with us a little this week as we handle a bunch of last-minute things for the last-minute Chicago people.But today, I thought I'd...

Should Chicago Parents Take The Child Tax Credit Payments?

The federal government is handing out a lot of money to Chicago individuals lately. Remember those stimulus payments that started showing up in your bank account last year? There’s more en route...Now comes the federal advance payments of the Child Tax Credit (CTC)....

Chicago Taxpayers’ Right to a CDP Hearing

Stories abound about the IRS grabbing homes, cars, businesses, and just about any other Chicago property they want, without warning. Maybe you’ve heard something to that effect. Well, the fact is: The IRS can’t do that. As a taxpayer, you’re entitled to...

Delayed Gratification: Staying Focused to Get Ahead (Later) in Chicago

For sports fans, that was quite a run last week. The NHL crowned its champion (and the nation's capital seemed like it was one massive street party for the weekend), the rest of the NBA conceded to the Golden State Warriors, and we witnessed another Triple Crown in...

Abdalla Alyousef’s Primer on Sports Betting and Taxes

Just less than five years ago, certain sports figures were being threatened with suspension for even APPEARING at collectibles events in which a sports betting company was a sponsor.Now there is an NFL-endorsed provider of sports betting (for those states in which it...

Now Is The Time For An Estate Plan For Chicago Taxpayers

Right now, it's almost impossible to escape the conflict, the noise, and the shaming over various cultural decisions we're having to make. Lockdowns, schooling, more economic stimulus, elections, vaccines -- it's all enough to drive you crazy if you pay close...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.
But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!

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