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James R Plucinsky Of Counsel
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jplucinsky@hmblaw.com
James R Plucinsky

Jim is a member of HMB’s Private Client, Trusts and Estates Group. He advises both individual and business clients regarding their tax compliance and estate and tax planning matters.

Leveraging his background as a Certified Public Accountant, Jim focuses on estate planning strategies to assist clients in growing and preserving their wealth. He uses his knowledge of complex federal and state income and transfer tax laws to provide planning techniques to individuals and businesses.

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As a member of the Private Client, Trusts and Estates Group, Jim provides a full array of services including: income, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning; income tax compliance for closely-held businesses, trust and estates; transfer tax compliance for individuals, trusts and estates; taxpayer representation for IRS and state examination and collection issues; operating and shareholder agreements; wills and trusts.

Tailored Solutions, Proactive Advice

Clients rely on Jim for advice regarding recent changes in tax law. They appreciate that Jim spends time to address their concerns and learn the unique aspects of their individual needs and goals.

Experience

  • Income, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning
  • Income tax compliance for closely-held businesses, trust and estates
  • Transfer tax compliance for individuals, trusts and estates
  • Taxpayer representation for IRA and state examination and collection issues
  • Operating and shareholder agreements
  • Wills and Trusts

Education

Chicago-Kent College of Law, LL.M., Graduate Program in Taxation with Honors

Northern Illinois University College of Law, JD

Northern Illinois University College of Business, MBA

University of Iowa, BBA, Finance

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant, Illinois

Admissions

Illinois

U.S. Tax Court

Honors

CALI Award Winner for highest grades achieved in Estate Planning, Corporate Taxation and Tax-Exempt Organizations at Chicago-Kent College of Law

Ruddy and King LLC Award Winner for highest grades achieved in Bankruptcy Coursework at Northern Illinois University College of Law

Professional Memberships

Chicago Bar Association

Pro Bono

Center for Economic Progress, Tax Clinic Volunteer Attorney

CARPLS Legal Aid Volunteer Attorney

Prairie State Legal Services, Tax Clinic Volunteer Attorney

Center for Economic Progress, IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Tax Preparer

Speaking Engagements

AILA Law Practice Management/Start-up Bootcamp, Taxation Issues for Small Businesses

Chicago Bar Foundation Justice Entrepreneurs Project, Tax Considerations for Small Businesses

Chicago Bar Foundation Justice Entrepreneurs Project, Tax Reform Changes to Deductions for Businesses

Events

Education
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, LL.M., Graduate Program in Taxation with Honors
  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, JD
  • Northern Illinois University College of Business, MBA
  • University of Iowa, BBA, Finance
Admissions
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Tax Court
Licenses
  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois
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