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Form I-9

Updated Form I-9 Now Available

Sep 20th, 2023

A new Form I-9 was released on August 1, 2023. After October 31, 2023, the prior version of Form I-9 will be obsolete and no longer valid for use.


Form I-9 is used to document verification of the ...

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Esimated Tax Due

3rd Quarter Estimated Taxes due 9/15

Sep 11th, 2023

September 15th is almost here. Do you know what that means? No, we're not just getting you hyped up for apple picking and pumpkin lattes in mid-September. Your third quarter tax estimates are due ...

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Illinois Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program

Illinois Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program

Sep 6th, 2023

If  you  are  a  business  operating  in  Illinois,  you  may  now  be  required  to  facilitate  the  “Illinois  Secure  Choice  Retirement Savings Program.” This program started in 2018, but it was ...

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Summer tax changes

Tax Tips for Summertime Activities

Aug 1st, 2023

For many people, summertime means change. Whether it's a life change, like a marriage, or a typical summer event, like sending the kids to camp, things people do in summer can affect their income ...

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scam alert

Recent Scams

Jul 26th, 2023

QuickBooks Renewal Phone Scam


If you receive a phone call with a transcript similar to the following, beware that it is a scam:



“This is an automated reminder message from QuickBooks Support ...

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peronsal property tax

WI Personal Property Tax Repealed

Jul 11th, 2023

Big news! On June 20, 2023, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed Assembly Bill 245 (AB 245), repealing Wisconsin's personal property tax, and certain filing requirements associated with the tax. The ...

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Chrome security vulnerability

Chrome Web Browser Security Vulnerabilities

Jun 26th, 2023

On June 1, Google discovered that a “zero-day security vulnerability” in its Chrome web browser is being actively exploited. A zero-day vulnerability is an undiscovered flaw in an application or ...

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ERC scam alert

Beware (Again!) of Employee Retention Credit Scams

Jun 14th, 2023

We have discussed this in the newsletter before, but recently the scamming has ramped up and new warnings are being issued. The IRS is warning small businesses and tax-exempt organizations to steer ...

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tax records

Tax Records to Keep

May 9th, 2023

Goodbye, Tax Season! But Wait, What Records Should I Keep?


Unless your tax return is extended, the tax filing deadline has come and gone – time to breathe a sigh of relief! But before you throw all ...

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Where's my refund?

Where's My Refund? tools

Mar 2nd, 2023

The best way for taxpayers to check the status of their federal refund is to use the Where's My Refund? tool, found at https://www.irs.gov/refunds. This tool gives taxpayers access to their tax return ...

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