Craig & Associates, LLC
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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.

INVESTMENT REVIEW

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.

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE

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!

PERSONAL SERVICES

  • Income Tax Preparation
  • Strategic Tax Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Retirement Planning
  • Insurance Planning

BUSINESS SERVICES

  • Income Tax Preparation
  • Auditing Services
  • Accounting Services
  • Payroll Tax & Sales Tax
  • Pension & Profit Sharing Plans
  • Incorporations & Partnership Agreements
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