The IRS announced that another 1.5 million taxpayers would receive refunds averaging more than $1,600 as it continues to adjust unemployment compensation from previously filed income tax returns. The ...
The IRS updated Rev. Proc. 2013-26, 2013-22 I.R.B. 1160, to reflect amendments to Code Sec. 451(b) made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) ( P.L. 115-97) and related Reg. §§1.451-3 and 1.127...
The IRS Security Summit partners outlined how tax professionals can assist clients who were victims of unemployment compensation fraud schemes that targeted state workforce agencies in 2020 and 2021. ...
The IRS urged entities with Employer Identification Numbers (EINs) to update their applications if there has been a change in the responsible party or contact information. The Service called this a ke...
The IRS updated automatic consent procedures for taxpayers to change their method of accounting to comply with final regulations under Reg. §§1.451-3, 1.451-8, and 1.1275-2(l); and for certain in...
An individual, who was employed as a contractor on a US military base in Afghanistan, was entitled to exclude wages from gross income which she earned as "foreign earned income" under Code Sec. 911...
Enacted Illinois legislation amends the State Treasurer Act and the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act changing the management requirements for abandoned or unclaimed property for corporate income...
For Indiana motor carrier fuel tax purposes, a motor carrier’s (taxpayer’s) protest against an assessment of late filing penalty and interest was sustained because the taxpayer provided sufficient...
The Michigan Department of Treasury released a list of certified community foundations for tax year 2021 for purposes of the Michigan business tax credit for contributions to community foundations. R...
Wisconsin updated its Streamlined Sales and Use Tax (SST) Agreement taxability matrix and certificate of compliance. The changes are effective August 1, 2021. Taxability Matrix, Wisconsin Department ...
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 and Not-for-Profit Organizations.
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 meet high education and experience standards for the accounting profession, pass a rigid nationally-uniform examination, and 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