Chicago Tax Lawyer

Can you Appeal an IRS Tax Audit?

Can you Appeal an IRS Tax Audit? December 8, 2019 Many people are thankful for second chances in life. We accept them, give them, and use them. Sometimes people disagree about the tax audit decisions made by the IRS. What can you do when you when this happens to you? Fortunately, there are several options […]

Is Chicago Getting A Services Sales Tax?

Is Chicago Getting A Services Sales Tax? July 20, 2019 Illinois’ motto could be: In Taxes We Trust! Especially in Chicago. Windy City residents must plunk down extra coin for every picayune convenience, from streaming services like Netflix to rented parking spots. Yet, the state continues to face a crippling pension crisis as it scrounges for new […]

Retiree Tax Matters: Take Advantage of the 20% Pass Through Deduction

Retiree Tax Matters: Take Advantage of the 20% Pass Through Deduction July 17, 2019 Some people love the new tax code, others loathe it. Regardless, as tax attorneys, the main thing we’ve noticed is that many folks — like retirees who start side businesses or consultancies — are simply not aware of new opportunities available […]

Chicago Streaming Tax: What’s It All About?

Chicago Streaming Tax: What’s It All About? July 10, 2019 Sure, Illinois is home to some of America’s greatest hits: Lincoln, Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks, and deep-dish pizza. But Illinoisans pay a hefty price to be surrounded by all the awesome — especially folks who call Chicago home. Did you know that on top of normal taxes, Windy […]

Ten Things to Know BEFORE Your Tax Audit

Ten Things to Know BEFORE Your Tax Audit June 26, 2019 A tax audit can be intimidating, nerve-wracking, and downright scary — but they don’t have to be. When it comes to audits, knowledge is an advantage. To help with that, we’ve compiled these audit avoidance and defense tips. Know The Red Flags The IRS […]

Types of IRS Income Tax Audits: An Easy-to-Understand Overview

Types of IRS Income Tax Audits: An Easy-to-Understand Overview June 16, 2019 The IRS issues tax audits yearly. The agency selects some audit subjects randomly. Other auditee choices are based on a calculation known as the DIF score. Below, we review the three types of audits in Chicago used by the IRS. The Correspondence Audit This […]

Income Tax Audit Help in Chicago

Income Tax Audit Help in Chicago June 15, 2019 Worried about a tax audit? Now more than ever there is cause for concern. After years of stagnation, in 2019 the IRS went on a hiring spree and threw millions of dollars into tax collection efforts. Thus, more Americans than ever may be subject to unwanted attention […]