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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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Insights
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,   The most widely discussed aspects under the American Families Plan (AFP) are the proposed tax increases, including those on long-term capital gains (LTCG) for high-income individuals. LTCG’s are the profits from the sale of any asset held over a year, such as stocks, land, a business, and cryptocurrency.   If passed, the proposal would raise marginal rates to 39.6 percent on adjusted gross […]
September 22, 2021
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Firm News
CJBS
Dear Clients & Friends, Millions of parents received their second Child Tax Credit (CTC) checks on Friday, August 13. However, we understand that many are still waiting for their first and second payments or wonder if they should opt out of the credit altogether. We also understand the frustration from many of you who haven’t […]
August 24, 2021
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