Ayton Taylor’s Next Steps After Settling With The IRS

Ayton Taylor’s Next Steps After Settling With The IRS

With Memorial Day behind us, let's talk about what happens AFTER we are able to strike a deal on your behalf with the IRS. Because after all, that really is the goal here isn't it? So ... the IRS agreed that you could not pay all of your taxes back, and that a...

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Financial Behaviors For Chicago Business Owners (Part 2)

Financial Behaviors For Chicago Business Owners (Part 2)

For many Chicago business owners, the Memorial Day weekend is sometimes one that can feel a little lonely. While many of those around you are floating on a boat with a fishing pole in the water, or firing up the backyard grill, there you are in the office or in the...

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How Money Works For Chicago Business Owners (Part 1)

How Money Works For Chicago Business Owners (Part 1)

Sometimes it feels like all we face is turmoil. And this feeling is not restricted to those Chicago businesses who survive "month-to-month". Even the best-capitalized among us can get trapped by the ever-increasing cycle of impending doom. This is especially true if...

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Ayton Taylor’s Four Keys To Smarter Interview Questions

Ayton Taylor’s Four Keys To Smarter Interview Questions

Firstly, with the advent of technology like Google's new "Duplex" system, it's going to reach a point (sooner than we realize) that Chicago businesses like yours -- and mine -- will have less use for employees that are mere "order takers" or who don't engage in...

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2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Chicago Tax Professional

2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Chicago Tax Professional

As I write, it's the day before tax day (which is Tuesday the 17th), and we are pushing hard during this final stretch. Procrastinators in Chicago are streaming through our doors, both virtual and actual (after all, we welcome them here), the phone is ringing off the...

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Six Common Ways Chicago Taxpayers Receive IRS Audits

Six Common Ways Chicago Taxpayers Receive IRS Audits

With the tax deadline bearing down on us, I thought I'd touch base today, to give you some thoughts on what could get you into hot water THIS tax season. And, well, really any tax season. Now ... sometimes, Chicago clients come to us from other Chicago professionals...

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