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  • September 1, 2017
    HMB SALT Team Represents IRMA in Cook County "Soda Tax" Lawsuit
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  • July 19, 2017
    HMB's 15th Annual State & Local Tax Summer Camp - 7/19/17
    This jam-packed state and local tax seminar in Chicago, IL provides and in-depth look at current SALT trends and over 5 hours of CLE/CPE credits.
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  • July 11, 2017
    Breen Schiller Receives "2017 New Member Achievement Award" from the Institute for Professionals in Taxation
    Breen was selected as the 2017 recipient for her "stewardship, leadership and service."
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  • July 10, 2017
    David Hughes Presents "Jurisdiction to Tax: Constitutional and Federal Constraints" at NYU Summer Institute in Taxation - 7/17/17
    David will cover everything you need to know about nexus, including recent developments in economic nexus, agency nexus and “anti-Quill” legislative and judicial activity.
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  • July 10, 2017
    David Hughes Presents "M&A for Sales and Use Tax - A Race to the Finish Line" at the 2017 IPT Annual Conference - 7/11/17
    Learn to differentiate among the different state sales and use tax rules that apply to different types of business acquisition transactions as well as the applicability of important exemptions from sales tax that can be used to limit potential exposure.
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  • July 7, 2017
    HMB SALT Attorneys Presenting at the Advanced State & Local Tax Institute - Georgetown Law CLE
    7/27/17 - 7/28/17
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  • July 6, 2017
    Breen Schiller Presents "Hot Topics and Current Developments in Income and Business Activity Taxes" - 7/27/17
    Advanced State & Local Tax Institute - Georgetown Law CLE
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  • July 6, 2017
    Marilyn Wethekam Presents "Gathering More: Business Perspectives on Federal Tax Reform" - 7/28/17
    Advanced State & Local Tax Institute - Georgetown Law CLE
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  • June 30, 2017
    Jordan Goodman Presents "Survivor Ethics: How Well Do You Know the Ethical Rules?" - 7/28/17
    Advanced State & Local Tax Institute - Georgetown Law CLE
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  • June 28, 2017
    Jordan Goodman Presents "The Big Easy Income Tax Brawl" at the 2017 Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators Annual Conference - 7/11/17
    Jordan will discuss ongoing cases and evolving trends in the SALT world.
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  • June 27, 2017
    Jordan Goodman Presents “Veering Off Course: Issues Unique to the Financial Industry” at the 41st Annual IPT Conference - 7/9/17
    Jordan will zero in on the nexus, sourcing and tax base issues specifically associated with financial institutions and their affiliate businesses.
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  • May 11, 2017
    David Hughes presenting "SALT Property Classification Issues for Telecoms" at Telestrategies Communications Taxation 2017 - 5/15/17 - Miami, FL
    Telestrategies is the leading tax conference for telecommunication service providers (17.5 CPE credits).
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  • May 10, 2017
    David Hughes Presents "Nuts & Bolts of State and Local Taxation" at ABA Section of Taxation
    David will explore the limits imposed by the Commerce Clause, Due Process Clause and other constitutional provisions. 5/11/17 - Washington, D.C.
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  • May 8, 2017
    Breen Schiller discusses Crutchfield Corp. v. Testa with Tax Notes
    “As much as I would love to say that the Court is going to take cert and rule on one of the 'Kill Quill' cases — because at the end of the day, all that taxpayers want is some uniformity and clarity — I just don’t see it happening.”
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  • May 1, 2017
    Breen Schiller Presents "Transaction Tax Audit Appeals and Litigation" at the 2017 Hotel Tax Executive Meeting
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  • April 27, 2017
    David Hughes to present "Basics if Sales and Use Tax" at Sales Tax Institute - 6/21/17
    David Hughes is teaching at the Sales Tax Institute’s upcoming "Basics of Sales and Use Tax" course which offers 23 CPE credits.
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  • April 27, 2017
    Marilyn Wethekam & Jordan Goodman Present "State Income Tax Update – Year in Review" at the 2017 J. Nelson Young Tax Institute
    The J. Nelson Young Tax Institute is an annual professional program covering current state and federal tax problems and issues at the post-graduate level of knowledge.
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  • April 25, 2017
    Breen Schiller Presents "Market-Based Sourcing - Where is the Market?" at TEI's 34th Annual President's Seminar
    This year’s agenda includes top national speakers presenting on a variety of international, federal and state and local tax topics.
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  • April 24, 2017
    Breen Schiller to Present "Advanced Sales and Use Tax" at Sales Tax Institute Workshop - 5/22/17
    Breen Schiller joins an esteemed group of professionals to offer 23 CPE credits through STI's "Advanced Sales and Use Tax Workshop."
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  • April 10, 2017
    HMB's SALT Team Presents "State Tax Update" at the Dallas Chapter of the Tax Executives Institute (TEI) - 4/26/17
    Marilyn Wethekam and Jordan Goodman will present recent state tax decisions and developments focusing on trends observed in the last 12 months.
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  • April 10, 2017
    Jordan Goodman & Breen Schiller Quoted in State Tax Notes - March 2017
    Jordan & Breen discussed Quill and federal tax reform at the 2017 ABA/IPT seminar. Read the full excerpt from their presentations in State Tax Notes here.
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  • April 6, 2017
    HMB SALT Attorney Marilyn Wethekam to Lecture "Enforcement and Settlement Issues" at Georgetown University Law Center
    Georgetown students will discuss a number of topics related to the enforcement and collection of state taxes.
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  • April 3, 2017
    Sales Tax Institute Interviews SALT Attorney David Hughes
    David discusses the future of sales tax and what advice he would give to professionals getting started in sales tax.
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  • March 30, 2017
    HMB SALT Attorneys Presenting at the COST Mid-West Regional State Tax Seminar - 4/13/17
    HMB SALT team presenting tax issues including: recent issues and decisions, the impact of proposed reform, emerging issues with market based sourcing and more!
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  • March 28, 2017
    Complimentary Webinar Presented by David Hughes & Baker Tilly: Unclaimed Property in a Post Temple-Inland and 2016 RUUPA World
    CPE and Illinois CLE credit are offered for this event. Explore unclaimed property issues, practice tips and predictions on how unclaimed property laws will evolve over the next few years.
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  • March 23, 2017
    Aaron D. Werner to Present “Smart Growth Solutions: Structuring, Growing and Selling Your Business” at the 2017 MINDBODY Software Conference
    San Diego, California, 9/29/17. MindBody, Inc. is the leader in business management software making marketing and management easy for business owners.
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  • March 20, 2017
    HMB's State and Local Tax Attorneys at the 2017 ABA/IPT Advanced Sales/Use Tax Seminar
    Are you attending the 2017 ABA/IPT Advanced Sales/Use Tax Seminar in New Orleans, LA? Visit one of our SALT attorneys' presentations.
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  • March 17, 2017
    HMB's Breen Schiller is moderating "The Really Final, Last Word: A Dialogue with State Tax Administrators" at the 2017 ABA/IPT Advanced Sales/Use Tax Seminar
    It's tough being a state tax collector! Join these esteemed tax department heads as they discuss current issues, pressing needs and best practices for taxpayers.
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  • February 24, 2017
    HMB's Jordan Goodman Presenting at the ABA/IPT Advanced Sales/Use Tax Seminar - 3/21/17
    “Pomp vs. Goodman”
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  • February 23, 2017
    David Hughes Moderates Chicago Tax Club Panel Discussion
    Taxpayer Benefits To Consider When Using The Illinois Independent Tax Tribunal
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  • February 22, 2017
    HMB's Jordan Goodman Presenting at the ABA/IPT Advanced Sales/Use Tax Seminar - 3/21/17
    “The Annual Big Easy Brawl”
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  • February 21, 2017
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam Presents "Do you know your administrative appeals process?"
    Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization (UPPO) Annual Conference: 3/19/17 - 3/22/17
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  • February 20, 2017
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam Presents "State Federal Conformity Issues"
    State and local tax attorney Marilyn Wethekam presents "State Federal Conformity Issues" at TEI Houston
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  • February 17, 2017
    HMB's Jordan Goodman Presents “Debate Over Nexus for Sales/Use Taxes – Are We Headed Towards a New Frontier?”
    Council On State Taxation (COST) - Sales Tax Conference & Audit Session - San Antonio, TX - 2/27/17
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  • February 15, 2017
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam Presents: Ethics & Professional Responsibilities for Transaction Tax Professionals
    Council On State Taxation (COST) - Sales Tax Conference & Audit Session - San Antonio, TX - 3/1/17
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  • February 13, 2017
    State and local tax attorney David W. Machemer presents "State Tax Challenges of Leasing Mobile Property" at the Chicago Bar Association Local Tax Committee meeting
    This presentation provides an overview of the leasing industry, with an emphasis on the state tax issues and related challenges of leasing mobile property.
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  • February 6, 2017
    Aaron D. Werner to Present: Top Legal Risks & Solutions for Health Club Facility Owners and Managers
    March 9, 2017 - IHRSA's 36th Annual International Convention - Los Angeles, California
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  • January 20, 2017
    HMB's Jordan Goodman was quoted in the State Tax Notes from American Bar Association Annual Tax Meeting Presentation
    Will 2017 Usher in Sweeping Federal Tax Reform Legislation? What Are the State Tax Implications?
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  • January 1, 2017
    Law Firm Alliance
    Horwood Marcus & Berk is a proud member of the Law Firm Alliance (LFA), a selective global network of 50+ law firms with close to 3,000 lawyers practicing internationally.
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  • December 1, 2016
    HMB's Breen Schiller Quoted in Chicago Business Regarding Amusement Tax
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  • November 28, 2016
    Congratulations to our 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers
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  • September 7, 2016
    HMB's Jordan Goodman Welcomed into the Litigation Counsel of America
    Congratulations to Jordan Goodman, State & Local Tax Partner at Horwood Marcus & Berk, for being welcomed into the Fellowship of the Litigation Counsel of America.
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  • August 4, 2016
    HMB's Lawrence Feller Discusses Contracts, Exit Agreements and Consulting Arrangements in The Feed Podcast
    Lawrence Feller discusses legal pitfalls encountered by chefs with Rick Bayless and Steve Dolinsky
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  • July 7, 2016
    HMB's Breen Schiller Wins IPT's Article of the Year Award
    Breen Schiller of Horwood Marcus & Berk Chtd. was recently awarded for Special Topic Article of the Year for her article on Airbnb's compliance woes at this year's Annual Conference in addition to winning the award, she was also named the income chair of the income tax committee for IPT’s 2017 Annual Conference.
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  • June 26, 2016
    Aaron Werner Presenting to the 2016 Polsky Accelerator Cohort at the University of Chicago
    On July 27, 2016, Aaron Werner, Partner at Horwood Marcus & Berk, and Suleen Lee, General Counsel of The Barre Code (www.thebarrecode.com), will be presenting to the entrepreneurs currently participating in the 2016 Polsky Accelerator at the University of Chicago. The presentation will focus on legal hurdles for early stage entrepreneurs and venture-backed companies.
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  • June 26, 2016
    Aaron Werner Selected to Present at the Athletic Business Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida
    On November 17, 2016, Aaron Werner, Partner at Horwood Marcus & Berk, will be presenting “Top 10 Legal Considerations for Health Club Facilities” on the Innovation Stage at the Athletic Business Conference and Expo in Orlando, Florida. The presentation will be informative for both large, national chain facilities and single-location, entrepreneur led facilities.
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  • May 2, 2016
    Tax Analysts Recognizes HMB's Marilyn Wethekam As One Of The Outstanding Women In Tax
    Tax Analysts recently decided to honor outstanding women in tax and asked tax professionals to nominate women from the public and private sectors who had a significant impact on tax practice and policy.
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  • April 27, 2016
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam will be Presenting at the Minnesota Chapter, Tax Executive Institute 33rd Annual President’s Seminar
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam will be Presenting at the Minnesota Chapter, Tax Executive Institute 33rd Annual President’s Seminar
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  • April 21, 2016
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam will be Presenting “Ethics” at the COST Spring Audit Session
    Marilyn Wethekam will be presenting “Ethics” at the COST Spring Audit Session in Ashville North Carolina.
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  • April 11, 2016
    "The Road to Avalara CRUSH 2016: Marilyn Wethekam Talks Drop Shipping & Sales Tax"
    "While the concept of drop shipping seems simple, the sales tax issues vendors and shippers face can be quite complicated. For CRUSH 2016, Avalara’s national tax compliance conference coming up May 9-11 in New Orleans, we sat down with one of the conference speakers, Marilyn Wethekam, partner, Horwood Marcus & Berk, to learn more about “Drop Shipping: Friend or Foe,” the session she is co-presenting with Breen Schiller, another partner at her firm."
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  • March 22, 2016
    The ABC's of State Tax Credits and Incentives Webinar
    When it comes to state tax, you need to make that sure you’re not missing out on potential credits or incentives that are available to your company as they can result in huge tax savings
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  • March 9, 2016
    HMB's Hal Wood and Richard Wolf Featured in the New York Times for Their FINRA Arbitration Victory
    Congratulations to HMB attorneys Hal Wood and Richard Wolf on their recent FINRA arbitration victory featured in the New York Times!
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  • January 28, 2016
    HMB's Jennifer Zimmerman will be Presenting at the Illinois CPA Society's 2016 State & Local Tax Conference
    Illinois CPA Society's State & Local Tax Conference will be held on Thursday, January 28th, 2016, at 550 Jackson Blvd Ste 900
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  • January 26, 2016
    HMB's Jordan Goodman Quoted in Tax Analysts Regarding Challenge to Chicago's Rental Car Tax
    The Illinois Supreme Court recently agreed to hear a challenge to the constitutionality of Chicago's personal property tax on rental car leases outside the city's borders.
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  • December 3, 2015
    HMB's John Wiktor to Present at NFP Seminar on Developing Your Organization's Planned Giving Approach
    ORBA's Not-For-Profit Group, along with co-sponsors Horwood Marcus & Berk and Bernstein, invite you to attend a seminar focusing on Planned Giving. Join us as speakers from all three firms guide you through the steps of developing your organization's planned giving approach.
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  • November 20, 2015
    HMB's Aaron Werner is the Featured Presenter for the NACM National Staffing Services Credit Group on Negotiating Key Provisions in Staffing Services Agreements
    In his presentation, Aaron Werner, Partner in Horwood Marcus & Berk's Business and Finance Group, Will discuss strategies for staffing services companies to consider when negotiating agreements with clients.
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  • November 5, 2015
    HMB’s Fred Marcus Wins 2015 COST/Paul Frankel Excellence in State Taxation Award
    The Council on State Taxation (COST) presented the 7th Annual COST/Paul Frankel Excellence in State Taxation Award to Fred Marcus of Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered.
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  • November 5, 2015
    New Illinois Statute Creates Presumption of Invalidity as to Transfers to Caregivers Over $20,000
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  • October 28, 2015
    HMB's David Hughes Quoted in Tax Analysts about Out-of-State Sales Delivered in State Not Subject to B&O Tax
    "A Washington Department of Revenue administrative law judge recently held that an out-of-state company's sales of auto parts to out-of-state body shops, which in turn delivered the goods to Washington dealers, lacked nexus with the state and were therefore not subject to business and occupation taxes."
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  • October 26, 2015
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam Quoted by Law360 on GC's Weekley Cheat Sheet
    The week's corporate legal developments that all general counsels should know about.
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  • October 21, 2015
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Daily Tax Report
    Sprint False Claims Act Case May Proceed, New York High Court Rules
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  • October 20, 2015
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam Quoted by Law360 on FCA Tax Fraud Claims Following Sprint Ruling
    A New York Court of Appeals ruling Tuesday that Sprint Nextel Corp. must face a groundbreaking $300 million False Claims Act tax fraud suit was a resounding win for Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and raises concerns among tax pros of a snowball effect of similar actions in other states.
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  • October 19, 2015
    HMB's David Hughes Quoted in Tax Analysts About Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Changes to Business Side of Cloud Tax
    "Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) has released some changes to the business side of the city's cloud tax that are intended to assuage the business community, but a practitioner told Tax Analysts that the changes raise several new concerns."
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  • October 19, 2015
    HMB's David Hughes Quoted By Tax Analysts About Illinois Court Dismisses Chicago Sales Tax Sourcing Suit
    "Chicago has been dealt a setback by a Cook County Circuit Court ruling that dismissed the city's lawsuit seeking to recover from other municipalities tax revenue it claimed should have been sourced to Chicago."
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  • October 12, 2015
    Jennifer Zimmerman's SALT Credits & Incentives Update Endorsed by Illinois Chamber Tax Institute
    Jennifer Zimmerman has an excellent summary of recent state and local tax credits and incentives developments
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  • October 7, 2015
    HMB's Jennifer Zimmerman to Present at Advanced Topics in Flow-Through Taxation Conference December 11, 2015
    State Taxation of Flow-Through Entities
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  • September 10, 2015
    HMB's John Wiktor Presents at The Bloomberg BNA Estates, Gifts and Trusts Advisory Forum
    John Wiktor presents on “Key Issues in Transferring Closely Held Business Interests to Charity.”
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  • September 9, 2015
    HMB's David Ruskin Quoted in Industry Publication on Relief in Shipping Tax Cases, but Wineries Must Act Fast
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  • September 9, 2015
    HMB's David Ruskin Quoted in Tax Analysts about Illinois Qui Tam Suit Against Wineries
    Ruskin comments on a qui tam suit against out-of-state wine sellers that was dismissed in an Illinois Court on September 3.
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  • September 3, 2015
    HMB's Breen Schiller Named Vice Chair of the 2016 Annual Conference Income Tax Committee of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation
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  • August 14, 2015
    HMB's David Hughes Mentioned in Law360 Article on Controversial Cook County Casino Tax
    "County Presses Appeal Over Nixed Slot Machine Tax"
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  • August 14, 2015
    HMB's David Berek and Jennifer Zimmerman to Participate in 2015 Joint Fall CLE Meeting of ABA Section of Taxation
    ABA Section of Taxation and Section of Real Property, Trusts and Estate Law, Trust & Estate Division
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  • August 7, 2015
    HMB's Jordan Goodman Quoted by Bloomberg BNA on the Ongoing Illinois Qui Tam Law Suit Drama
    California wine vendors have filed suit against the Illinois Department of Revenue and Office of the Attorney General demanding that whistle-blower actions involving the payment of use taxes on Internet-based wine sales stop.
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  • August 7, 2015
    HMB's Julia Santullano to Speak at the Annual Conference of the Financial Planning Community in Illinois
    Trusts range from the revocable trust used most commonly as a will substitute to asset protection trusts involving domestic and foreign tax and layered structure planning.
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  • August 6, 2015
    HMB's Fred Marcus to Speak at Upcoming California Tax Policy Conference
    Fred O. Marcus, partner in Horwood Marcus & Berk's State and Local Tax Group, will present "Going Nuts over the Complexities of Sales Tax Classification."
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  • August 4, 2015
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Daily Tax Notes on NYC's False Claims Act Powers in State Tax Case
    Wethekam believes state tax disputes should not be adjudicated under a False Claims Act.
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  • August 3, 2015
    HMB's Breen Schiller Earns Special "Emerging Lawyer" Status in Business Tax Law
    Schiller was named an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers in the category of business tax law.
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  • July 22, 2015
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam Quoted in State Tax Notes on a Proposed Regulation Regarding the Use of Hedging Transactions in Apportionment
    Illinois DOR Proposes Reg on Using Hedging Transactions in Apportionment
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  • July 17, 2015
    HMB Obtains Victory at the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Important Restrictive Covenant Case
    Seventh Circuit Shoots Down Tech Staffing Company's Noncompete Pacts.
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  • July 16, 2015
    HMB's Hal Wood Quoted in Law360 Article on Winning Seventh Circuit Appeals Case Regarding Restrictive Covenants
    "7th Circ. Shoots Down Tech Staffing Co.'s Noncompete Pacts"
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  • July 15, 2015
    HMB's Jordan Goodman to Participate in Sales Tax Institute Webinar on Ethical Sales Tax Practices
    Goodman and Yetter will discuss how to navigate ethical issues specific to sales tax.
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  • July 13, 2015
    HMB's Aaron Werner Speaks to Toy Industry Association on Intricacies and Pitfalls of Vendor Agreements
    Aaron will discuss how a seller should have a clear strategy when negotiating and entering into a vendor agreement with a big box retailer.
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  • July 7, 2015
    HMB's David Hughes Quoted in Chicago Tribune on How Chicago's 'Cloud Tax' Could Affect Businesses
    Hughes explains in plain English how Chicago's new 'cloud tax' could affect businesses
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  • July 1, 2015
    HMB's Jordan Goodman Quoted in Tax Analysts on Challenges Surrounding Adapting Nexus Laws to a Changing Economy
    Goodman said that with states and Congress considering sourcing laws, the taxation landscape is almost certain to change.
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  • June 30, 2015
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam Quoted in Tax Analysts on Taxation of Digital Goods and Concomitant Risks
    Though many states have begun to provide guidance for the taxation of digital goods, many challenges for sellers remain.
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  • June 25, 2015
    HMB Supports 38th Annual Advanced State and Local Tax Institute at Georgetown
    Both Marilyn Wethekam and Chris Lutz will partipate in the 2-day conference.
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  • June 19, 2015
    HMB's David Berek to Speak on the Significance of State Residency for Trust Fiduciary Income Tax Purposes
    The recent Linn decision is an example of how complicated state fiduciary income taxation becomes where "multi-jurisdictional contacts" are present.
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  • June 18, 2015
    HMB's Aaron Werner Speaks to Luggage and Related Industries Association on Negotiating Vendor Agreements with Big Box Retailers
    Aaron will discuss how a seller should have a clear strategy when negotiating and entering into a vendor agreement with a big box retailer.
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  • June 10, 2015
    Illinois Appellate Court Defines “Financial Covenant” for the First Time
    HMB convinced the appellate court to affirm the trial court judgments without need for oral argument
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  • June 1, 2015
    CPAmerica International Adds Jordan Goodman to Its Esteemed Bench of Tax and Technology Consultants
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  • June 1, 2015
    HMB's David Hughes to Speak at National CPA Symposium and Give SALT Update
    David Hughes of Horwood Marcus & Berk's State and Local Tax (SALT) Group will present "SALT Update: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You."
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  • June 1, 2015
    HMB's Bill Katris to Join ABA Litigation Panel Demonstrating Effective Direct and Cross-Examination Techniques
    Bill Katris demonstrates direct and cross-examination of a defendant by a highly experienced trial lawyer.
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  • May 19, 2015
    HMB's David Hughes to Speak at STI Advanced Sales and Use Tax Workshop
    David will speak on sales tax on services, nexus, the retail industry, and protesting audit assessments.
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  • May 14, 2015
    HMB Provides Comments to the South Carolina Department of Revenue on Proposed Alternative Apportionment Guidance
    HMB recently submitted a letter outlining its concerns with the DoR's draft guidance.
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  • May 13, 2015
    HMB's Jeff Zaluda to Present "Asset Protection Planning from A-Z" at FPA Spring Forum
    Understand the range and use of available asset protection tools.
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  • May 13, 2015
    HMB's Jordan Goodman Quoted in State Tax Today on Illinois AG's Dismissal of Qui Tam Sales and Use Tax Collection Suits
    The Illinois attorney general has moved to intervene and dismiss about 80 of the qui tam lawsuits filed by Stephen B. Diamond PC against out-of-state liquor retailers.
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  • May 5, 2015
    HMB's Fred Marcus Chairs NYU's 34th Institute on State and Local Taxation
    The Institute is designed for the practitioner who must frequently anticipate and handle state and local tax matters.
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  • May 5, 2015
    HMB Helps ICCNexergy & Palladium Merge to Form One of the World’s Largest Portable Power Solutions Providers
    Two Chicago-based companies combine to revolutionize portable power solutions
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  • May 5, 2015
    HMB's Aaron Werner and Kenny Klassman Speak to Business Owners and Entrepreneurs at the Good Food Accelerator at 1871
    Werner and Klassman's presentation "Exit Options and Strategies for Founders" discussed importance that investors and founders realize differences of vision and strategy early.
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  • April 28, 2015
    Horwood Marcus & Berk Expands Trusts & Estates Practice with Addition of David A. Berek
    Clients will benefit from David's multi-disciplinary approach to wealth planning and his unique training as both an accountant and attorney.
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  • April 21, 2015
    HMB's David Hughes Quoted in Law360 Article on Avoiding Sales Tax Litigation
    When a retailer is unclear about how discounts and refunds should be handled for taxing purposes, a private letter ruling from state or local tax authorities may be helpful but impractical.
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  • April 6, 2015
    An Insider’s Look Behind the Scenes of a Bankruptcy Preference Defense
    HMB's Jason Torf to Address National Assn of Credit Management, South Central, about a Bankruptcy Preference Defense
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  • April 3, 2015
    Horwood Marcus & Berk Adds Trusts & Estates Lawyer Lauren Morris in Chicago
    Lauren Morris will focus her practice on estate planning, and estate and trust administration.
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  • March 24, 2015
    HMB's Jordan Goodman in Law360 Comments on Justice Kennedy's Opinion Calling for Re-evaluation of Quill
    Goodman doesn't think Justice Kennedy really wants another Quill-type case to come before the Supreme Court but thinks Kennedy was trying to prod Congress to action.
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  • February 2, 2015
    HMB's Aaron Werner Is a Featured Presenter on Letters of Intent at the Business Law Seminar hosted by the CBA
    Aaron Werner presented to an audience of attorneys, investment bankers and private equity executives that work within the M&A space.
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  • October 2, 2014
    HMB's Rick Rein Named Asset Recovery Lawyer of the Year by Lawyer Monthly Magazine
    The 2014 Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards recognise the achievements of lawyers, law firms and associated legal professionals whose knowledge and expertise continue to influence the wider profession.
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  • July 29, 2014
    HMB's Jen Zimmerman to Present Webinar on Tiered Entity Taxation (Update)
    If your business owns another business, you'll want to join this webinar series.
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  • May 27, 2014
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam to Speak at the Federation of Tax Administrators Annual Meeting
    Marilyn will co-present with Brian Hamer on Qui Tam Actions and Tax Policy Issues.
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  • May 6, 2014
    HMB's Brian Axelrad Participates in Panel Discussion on Impact Investment and Philanthropic Funding as Part of Social New Venture Challenge
    The panel was a private discussion for Social New Venture Challenge participants to hear directly from a mix of philanthropic and social impact related funders
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  • March 24, 2014
    HMB's Aaron Werner Presents to Business Owners and Executives at the Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC)
    Aaron Werner presents "Contracts 101" to business owners and executives on March 27, 2014.
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  • March 7, 2014
    HMB's Managing Partner to Speak at Leading Industry Convention on March 18
    Keith Berk will speak at the International Home and Housewares Show in Chicago on March 18
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  • January 30, 2014
    Seven HMB Attorneys Listed in This Year's Illinois Super Lawyers List
    Richard Horwood, Fred Marcus and Keith Berk included with four other HMB attorneys in this year's Illinois Super Lawyers List
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  • December 1, 2013
    HMB Trusts and Estates Attorneys Named to Chicago's Best Lawyers List
    HMB Trusts and Estates Attorneys Named to Chicago's Best Lawyers List
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  • September 19, 2013
    “Sourcing for Sales Other Tangible Personal Property”
    HMB's Marilyn Wethekam to Speak at the 8th Annual Income Tax Symposium
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  • September 19, 2013
    "Mobile Property Can Create State and Local Tax Problems: Part 2" -October 3, 2013
    HMB's Jennifer Zimmerman to Present a Webinar on SALT Issues Surrounding Mobile Property
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  • September 18, 2013
    Determining the Taxable Base
    HMB's Jennifer Zimmerman and Breen Schiller are speaking for the Interstate Tax Corporation's Sales and Use Tax Planning Seminar
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  • September 18, 2013
    “Taxation of Services, Leases, Software & Other Special Transactions”
    HMB's Jennifer Zimmerman and Breen Schiller are speaking for the Interstate Tax Corporation's Sales and Use Tax Planning Seminar
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  • September 18, 2013
    “Developments, Trends & Solutions in Multi State and Local Taxes”
    HMB's Jennifer Zimmerman is speaking at the Indiana CPA Society's Tax Institute Conference
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  • September 18, 2013
    HMB's Jennifer Zimmerman will be giving a “State and Local Tax Update” at the Illinois CPA Society's 2013 Tax Conference
    Illinois CPA Society's 2013 Tax Conference which will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2013, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
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  • September 18, 2013
    "Survivor Ethics...Who Will Be the Last One" - 14th Annual Illinois State & Local Tax Conference
    HMB's Jordan Goodman and Marilyn Wethekam to Speak at the 14th Annual Illinois State & Local Tax Conference
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  • August 28, 2013
    HMB SALT Lawyers Quoted in Industry Blog
    HMB's Jordan Goodman and Marilyn Wethekam Weigh in on Colorado's Amazon Law
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  • August 1, 2013
    Georgetown Law's Advanced State and Local Tax Institute: Attendance
    As a reminder, we do offer a $100 discount. Simply register online and enter the discount code SALTREFERRAL in shopping carts. (Please note that this discount is only available on new registrations and cannot be refunded on prior registrations.)
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