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We are often asked about optimizing charitable tax deductions, including whether you can take charitable donations without itemizing. There are many strategies available to decrease your tax burden through making donations, including some new (temporary) opportunities provided by the CARES Act.   18 months ago, we shared ways you could maximize your support for non-profit organizations […]
May 12, 2022
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IRS Issues New Rates for 2022  There have been many cost of living rate changes by the IRS to account for inflation.  The following are just a few (a more complete list to follow): For those using an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving expenses this year, the IRS has issued the following new […]
January 6, 2022
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CJBS
Nearly two years into the Covid-19 pandemic, working from home has become the new “normal” for many people, and it has largely been a boon for employers and employees alike.  We understand the challenges of remote working and how that can create complications when filing your taxes, particularly for long-distance telecommuters who work in one […]
December 15, 2021
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IRS Unveils New Online ID Verification Process to Help and Protect You The IRS recently launched an enhanced identity verification and sign-in process to better protect your personal information and reduce the risk of fraud. We’d like our clients to know that this new, mobile-friendly system allows you to access your current tax information. If […]
December 8, 2021
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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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