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2021 Tax Credits Chicago Taxpayers Can Bank On

Believe me, I’ve seen some of the craziest tax claims in my office over the years, but claiming captured military equipment hasn’t been one of them. Recently the Ukrainian government assured its people they wouldn’t be held liable for taxation on any Russian...

3 More Reasons Why More Chicago Families Don’t Have Estate Plans

The Winter Olympics are finished and we are fully immersed in our tax preparation process. We've been enjoying the opportunity to reconnect with so many longtime friends from Chicago who trust us with their most sensitive financial details -- and we don't take that...

3+ Reasons Why Chicago Taxpayers Might Need to File an Amended Return

Well, we did it. You did it. We made it through the tax busy season. Every year, when I shut our Chicago office door on April 15th (the 17th this year -- er, the 18th, because of the IRS "issues"), I feel a huge weight lift off of my shoulders. Going home that day...

4 Things Chicago Crypto Traders Need to Know About Cryptocurrency Taxation

Memorial Day weekend can sometimes feel a little ... jarring.Burgers, pools, picnics -- set against the solemn backdrop of remembrance for the sacrifice of so many thousands who have laid down their lives so we can have our freedoms.However, if you get the chance to...

5 Next Steps for Tax Return Review

5 Next Steps for Tax Return ReviewSoooooo, what now? I'm glad you (ahem) asked.Just because tax season is over, doesn’t mean we’re not still here for you.In fact, with the IRS experiencing a litany of problems right now, we’ll gently recommend a little tax return...

A 12-Point Financial Health Check For Chicago Families And Individuals

We are now fully engaged in our tax "off season" here in Chicago. But interestingly, this is where the real difference that we can make on behalf of our tax preparation clients is actually made. We're diving into the new tax legislation, and attending classes (online...

A Great Retirement Planning and Portfolio Tip for Our Chicago Friends

Can you believe it? Three weeks until the May 17th deadline! You'll forgive me if visions of vacation and beaches are dancing through my daydreams.For many in Chicago, daydreams like these become more frequent while contemplating retirement (not just surviving the...

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 on Year End Tax Strategies

I'm going to go further than I did last week and offer you some tangible things you can do NOW.And look ... probably taxes aren’t the first thing on your mind now that the holiday lights are flickering. After all, it’s a happy season for every Chicago resident,...

Abdalla Alyousef’s “Help Me Remember” Holiday Prayer

These last couple weeks of 2021 are already a little unusual.Current events are swirling around virus policy, the big Biden "Build Back Better" Act seems to have hit a Joe-Manchin-sized brick wall, sports leagues are in an uproar around rising case numbers, and...

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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