The IRS and the Treasury Department have announced that the first monthly payment of the new refundable Child Tax Credit (CTC) from the American Rescue Plan will be made on July 15. The increased CTC ...
The IRS reminded taxpayers who missed the recent tax-filing deadline but are due a refund that there is no penalty for filing late if a refund is due. Those who owe and missed the deadline without req...
In an ongoing effort to help those experiencing homelessness, the IRS has reminded people who do not have a permanent address or a bank account that they may still qualify for stimulus payments and ot...
The IRS has added new 2022 models to the list of vehicles for which the plug-in vehicle credit would be available. The vehicles added include BMW and Mini vehicles. The BMW 745e XDrive has a credit am...
The IRS has modified inflation-adjusted amounts for the child tax credit (CTC), the earned income tax credit (EITC/EIC), and the applicable percentage table for Code Sec. 36B for calculating a taxpaye...
The IRS has released the 2022 inflation-adjusted amounts for health savings accounts (HSAs) under Code Sec. 223. For calendar year 2022, the annual limitation on deductions under Code Sec. 223(b)(2) f...
The IRS and Treasury have released updated early drafts of new Schedule K-2 and Schedule K-3 for Form 1065, U.S. Return of Partnership Income, Form 1120-S, U.S. Income Tax Return for an S Corporation,...
The IRS has extended the list of federal tax forms that cannot be filed electronically for which it is temporarily allowing digital signatures. The IRS has also extended filing period for which digita...
Illinois amended rules covering its film production services credit. Eligible taxpayers can claim the credit against:Illinois corporate income tax liability; andIllinois personal income tax liabilit...
Indiana has enacted partnership audit procedures for corporate and personal income tax and financial institutions tax purposes to bring the state into conformity with federal partnership audit require...
Individuals now have until May 17, 2021, to file City of Detroit income tax returns and pay the tax due for 2020 without incurring penalty or interest. The Michigan Department of Treasury previously i...
The Wisconsin Department of Revenue has issued Wisconsin Tax Bulletin Number 213 (April 2021). The Bulletin includes:General Updates and Reminders.Income and Franchise Tax Updates and Reminders.Sales ...
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