The IRS will waive the estimated tax penalty for any qualifying farmer or fisherman who files their 2018 federal income tax return and pays any tax due by Monday, April 15, 2019. The deadline is Wedne...
The nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) on March 13 released a slideshow overview of the Code Sec. 199A deduction for qualified business income (QBI). The deduction was enacted und...
The IRS has updated its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) General Compliance.Updated Q/A #23 addresses whether a withholding agent can be subjec...
The IRS has acquiesced in result only in J.M Jacobs,148 TC No. 24, Dec. 60,947, relating to whether the taxpayer’s expenses for provision of pregame meals at away city hotels to profes...
The IRS has issued a Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) on Code Sec. 162(q). The FAQ addressed whether taxpayers are not allowed to deduct their attorney’s fees related to the settlement of a ...
A taxpayer’s purchase of an aircraft did not qualify for the farm machinery and equipment exemption from Illinois use tax because the taxpayer failed to show that the aircraft was used primarily...
The Indiana Department of Revenue (department) informs personal income taxpayers that they must be honest when filing their taxes to avoid issues and delays in processing their returns. The department...
The Michigan Department of Treasury has issued a press release informing personal income taxpayers that if their household income is $60,000 or less a year, they may be eligible for a homestead proper...
An individual’s federal income tax was properly subject to the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) limitation for purposes of calculating his Wisconsin itemized deduction credit for the 2015 tax year. G...
Craig & Associates, LLC was incorporated August 1, 1980. We have been serving individuals and businesses for over 30 years and offer a variety of services: income tax preparation, strategic tax planning, financial planning, estate planning, retirement planning, insurance planning, investment review, auditing & accounting services, recordkeeping & reports, payroll & sales tax services, pension & profit sharing plan services and incorporations & partnerships. We work with several types of businesses including Corporations, S-Corporations, Partnerships, Condominium Associations, Municipalities, Not-for-Profit Organizations and HUD properties.
Employed with our firm are ten to twelve staff members, depending on the season, including six Certified Public Accountants and two Degreed Accountants. We are a proud member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society and have successfully participated in quality peer reviews of accounting and auditing practices since 1997.
We'd like the opportunity to meet you and discuss your accounting needs.
TAX PLANNING AND PREPARATION
Craig & Associates, LLC prepares all required tax returns to assure you are paying the lowest tax possible. We monitor tax law changes that will affect you as well as recommend tax savings strategies.
We advise you on how to maximize your after-tax return and act as a sounding board for your investment ideas.
FINANCIAL AND ESTATE PLANNING
As your financial consultant, Craig & Associates, LLC works with you to increase your net worth and we plan with you to minimize your estate taxes. We can give an analysis of net worth, investment review, family gifting, trusts and retirement plans to assist you in maximizing benefits for you and your heirs.
RECORDKEEPING AND REPORTS
Craig & Associates, LLC designs accounting to fit your business and personal financial affairs. We prepare payroll reports, journals, general ledgers, reports to state and federal agencies, as well as other financial records and reports.
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS & AUDITS
Craig & Associates, LLC can meet your needs in preparing financial statements by providing compilation, reviewed or audited statements on a yearly, quarterly or monthly basis. Helping you to use the statements in managing your business and increasing your profitability is an important aspect of our service to you.
CPAs at Craig & Associates, LLC must meet high education and experience standards for the accounting profession, must pass a rigid nationally-uniform examination, and must meet state licensing and continuing education requirements.
We are proud to be a member of the Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society and to have successfully completed a quality review of its accounting and auditing practices.
The staff at Craig & Associates, LLC is committed to excellence and dedicated to giving you the personal attention you deserve!
- Income Tax Preparation
- Strategic Tax Planning
- Financial Planning
- Estate Planning
- Retirement Planning
- Insurance Planning
- Income Tax Preparation
- Auditing Services
- Accounting Services
- Payroll Tax & Sales Tax
- Pension & Profit Sharing Plans
- Incorporations & Partnership Agreements