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CJBS
Please join us in congratulating CJBS team member Susan Gu on her 15th anniversary at the firm! As a manager who works primarily in the tax and accounting departments, she focuses on tax consulting, preparation, and reviews, as well as financial statement compilation.   We caught up with Susan to talk about her work milestone and […]
December 3, 2021
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CJBS
Dear Clients & Friends,   If you’re a small business owner, we understand that you have many demands on your time and resources now more than ever. As we help you plan ahead for 2022 and beyond, we want to make you aware of significant changes to the required Illinois Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program (Secure Choice), a state-administered retirement savings plan.  What Is Secure Choice?   First rolled out […]
November 18, 2021
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CJBS
Whether you filed your taxes by the extended October 15 deadline or earlier, your 2020 refund could take much longer to process this year. We understand that several of our clients are still waiting for their checks and want to provide some perspective— and answers.  So, what’s behind the historic delays? In short: COVID-19. The […]
October 19, 2021
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CJBS
2021 Tax Deadline Just Around the Corner – Are You Ready?  Recently, the US Post Office shared that they expect mail delivery to slow down starting this month. How will this affect you and what do we recommend to ensure we can best help you meet your deadline?  Be proactive. The sooner you send in your taxpayer information, the […]
October 7, 2021
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Insights
CJBS
Dear Clients & Friends,   QuickBooks is an invaluable accounting tool for small business owners, who can use the software for everything from securely paying bills and invoicing customers to processing payroll and even preparing financials.   However, the platform offers so many features that it can initially be tricky to set up, somewhat challenging to navigate, […]
September 28, 2021
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