The IRS has provided four examples of the interaction of the new limit on the deduction on state and local taxes (SALT) under Code Sec. 164(b)(6) with the tax benefit rule for refunds under&...
The tax credit for new qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicles sold by General Motors, LLC, will begin to phase out April 1, 2019. The credit begins to phase out in the second calendar quarter...
The IRS has provided the adjustments to the limitation on foreign housing expenses for specific locations for tax year 2019. Generally, a qualified individual whose entire tax year is within the appli...
The IRS has provided a waiver for any individual who, for the 2018 tax year, failed to meet the eligibility requirements of Code Sec. 911(d)(1) due to war, civil unrest, or similar adverse c...
As part of its ongoing security review, the IRS is revising the application process for obtaining an employer identification number (EIN). Starting May 13, 2019, only individuals with social security ...
The IRS has published the nonconventional source fuel reference price for calendar year 2018. The credit period for the nonconventional source production credit under Code Sec. 45K ended on ...
The Illinois Department of Revenue issued a general information letter stating that dividends from company stock held in a taxable brokerage account cannot be deducted from adjusted gross income on pe...
For personal income tax purposes, the Indiana Department of Revenue (department) timely issued assessments except for one of the tax years at issue. In this matter, the IRS conducted an audit of the t...
The Michigan Department of Treasury has issued a press release warning personal income taxpayers about a scam in which scammers attempt to collect past-due tax debts with fake letters. Taxpayers are s...
For corporate income tax purposes, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue updated its fact sheet providing guidance on pass-through withholding and composite returns. The fact sheet provides a general ov...
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