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Tax Preparation

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Beware of New Tax Scams

Q: How can I avoid tax scams?

Seeing an Illinois tax return preparation attorney rather than trusting the important job to a national tax return preparation chain or attempting to tackle it yourself has multiple benefits. Perhaps the most obvious one is the confidence that comes from having an attorney's legal background in tax law standing behind your return. 
This year more than ever, it's important to trust your tax return preparation to a professional who is up to speed on the many changes enacted by the late year passage of the tax reform bill.
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Monday, January 22, 2018

The Impact of the New Federal Tax Reform on Property Tax Deduction

Q: Are Illinois pre-paid real property taxes over $10,000 fully deductible?

If you're considering buying a home for your family or your business, a skilled Illinois residential and commercial real estate attorney can help you with everything concerning what may be the largest and most important financial transaction of your life. In fact, you should consult an attorney before signing listing agreements or other contracts with the many different players that are involved in real estate transactions, so your interests can be adequately protected.

If you already own real estate, you might have been caught up in the recent frenzy over one part of the latest federal tax reform legislation--namely the new $10,000 cap on real property tax deductions.
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Monday, October 16, 2017

Seeing a Tax Attorney Sooner May Help Mitigate Tax-Related Identity Theft

Q: Can the Equifax data breach threaten my income tax refund?

Individuals and businesses have always relied on skilled Illinois federal tax controversy attorneys to avoid or help them resolve federal tax disputes. 

But in light of the recent Equifax hack, more people may need help than ever before. Consulting a tax preparation attorney as soon as possible could help mitigate the risks of becoming a victim of tax-related identity theft.
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Friday, September 22, 2017

The Benefits of Hiring a Tax Preparation Attorney in Illinois

Q: What are the benefits of having a tax attorney prepare my tax return?

What could be better than having someone else prepare your tax return? Having it done by an Illinois tax return preparation attorney who also specializes in multiple areas of tax law.

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