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January 17, 2018
To Deduct or Not Deduct: The Illinois Personal Service Income Conundrum
The Illinois replacement tax allows an LLC or partnership to deduct from its base income ''personal service income'' or a reasonable allowance for compensation paid or accrued for services rendered by the partners.
January 5, 2018
Marilyn Wethekam "2018, the Year to Marginalize Quill"
2017 was to be the year of federal tax reform. The initial federal tax reform proposals were more theoretical than detailed. There was, however, a common theme. The proposed reform was focused on territorial concepts, taxing imports, encouraging repatriation of foreign earnings by reducing the rate of tax on those earnings and stimulating the expansion of domestic manufacturing by expensing cost recovery.
December 6, 2017
2017 Year-End Tax Letter: Anticipating Change
Congress appears poised to enact a major tax reform that could potentially make fundamental changes in the way you and your family calculate your federal income tax bill, and the amount of federal tax you will pay. This letter is designed to help you evaluate the changes that Congress is working on right now, and how those changes may impact your personal tax situation for 2017 and future years.
November 7, 2017
Directed Trusts: Who’s the Boss? Liability in Directed Trusts & Administrative Dilemmas, Chicago Bar Association, 11/7/17
Grant discussed the Illinois directed trust statue and its underlying complications.
May 4, 2017
Collectors in Conversation: Charles Mottier with Richard M. Horwood
Asian Art Council, Art Institute of Chicago, May 4, 2017
May 3, 2017
The Best Laid Plans: Avoiding Administrative and Judicial Challenges, Chicago Bar Association, 5/3/17
Presented by Grant Hendricks at the Chicago Bar Association
April 20, 2018
Jeffrey Hechtman & Aaron Werner Present to the Good Food Accelerator at 1871 in Chicago, Illinois – 4/16/2018
The Good Food Accelerator provides selected fellows with mentoring, strategic support, and access to capital to launch and expand profitable Good Food businesses. The presentation covered various topics that business owners should consider prior to marketing and selling their business, in addition to various strategies and approaches to structuring a sale transaction that is beneficial to all parties involved.
April 20, 2018
Jordan Goodman and Marilyn Wethekam present “All States Update” at the Tax Executives Institute, Inc. Dallas/Fort Worth Tax School – 4/25/18
Jordan Goodman and Marilyn Wethekam will discuss how to identify major developments in today's state and local tax world and spot trends to anticipate potential problems and find potential solutions as well as other topics.
April 19, 2018
Jordan Goodman Presents “Multi-State Tax Update” at the FICPA 2018 MEGA CPE Conference – 6/14/18
The discussion will cover such topics as when a state can impose its taxing jurisdiction on an out-of-state business and what taxpayers can do to protect themselves.

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