Tax Scams Proliferate During Filing Season

The filing season is the most active time of the year for tax scams. These scams take every shape and form, ranging from telephone calls to individuals to sophisticated schemes targeting employers and businesses. The goal of all these scams…

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21st Century Cures Act Expands use of HRAs by Small Employers

The 21st Century Cures Act (“Act”), passed in late December, 2016, contains provisions for “Qualified Small Business Health Reimbursement Arrangements” (“HRA”). This new HRA would allow eligible small employers who do not offer a group health plan to ANY of…

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New Mandatory Retirement Program for Illinois Employers

Governor Quinn recently signed into law the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act. The stated purpose of this Act is to promote greater retirement savings for private-sector employees in a convenient, low-cost, and portable manner. The Act requires employers, with…

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A Few Good Reasons to File Your Taxes Now

Tax season is well underway. There are some very good reasons to get your taxes done now versus later. Here are a few to consider: 1. Get Your Money Back If you are due a refund, people who file their…

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