Illinois Tax Tribunal

FINALLY SOME HOPE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES THAT HAVE ISSUES WITH THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE If you have a small business and you are having tax troubles with the Illinois Department of Revenue, there is still hope.  For that matter, if you are an accountant or tax advisor that have client’s that have these issues,…
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Certificate of Discharge of Property from Federal Tax Lien

DON’T LET A FEDERAL TAX LIEN RUIN YOUR DAY.  YOU MAY STILL BE ABLE TO SELL YOUR HOME ON A SHORT SALE Did you know that even if you have a Federal Tax Lien and you owe more than your house is worth, you still may be able to proceed with the short sale of…
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Marketing Dollars

WHY EAT, WHEN YOU COULD BE SPENDING TIME AND MONEY MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS. Prioritize marketing at the top of your list It is hard to understand in this world of constant advertisement and social media that small business owners fail to make marketing the top priority each and every day. Why do the big companies…
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Want to be a Great Networker? Have a Coffee

Do you characterize yourself as a poor or excellent networker?  No matter how you rank in the networking world, there are simple things that you can do to improve your networking skills. For the first 11 years of my legal career, I did not drink coffee. Surprisingly, the best thing that I ever did for…
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Email and the Electronic Age

SHALL I FINISH MY BINGE WATCHING OF GAME OF THRONES OR SHOULD I RETURN MY CLIENT’S EMAIL AT MIDNIGHT? Has the electronic world made client’s expectations too high?  Are your clients expecting immediate gratification and response time? Did you ever receive an email from your client at midnight or on a weekend? It was not…
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