Announcements

What You Need to Know About Section 529 Plans

Answers to Several Common Questions How will you ever save enough money to pay for your children’s college educations? There are no absolute guarantees, but Section 529 plans may help you set aside funds, up to generous limits. Here are the answers to several common questions on this subject. Q. What exactly is a Section


Round Up of “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams

IRS Updates its List for 2017 The IRS recently released its annual list of “Dirty Dozen” tax scams to watch out for in 2017. Here is a rundown gleaned from the IRS’ summary. 1. Phishing: Be on guard against fake e-mails or websites looking to steal personal information. Do not click on e-mails claiming to come


KOS to Participate in the Illinois CPA Day of Service

Governor Rauner has officially proclaimed September 23, 2016 to be CPA Day of Service throughout Illinois. KOS is proud to be part of this wonderful day.  Employees from the firm will be traveling to the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) facility in Libertyville, IL for an afternoon of helping others. KOS chose to work with


KOS Introduces KOS Financial Services

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2016   KOS Introduces KOS Financial Services The CPA firm of KOS has a financial advisory division headed by Tony Gacs Kessler Orlean Silver & Co., P.C. (KOS) is pleased to announce that Tony Gacs has joined the firm to head its’ new division KOS Financial Services. As


KOS 4th Annual Professional Development for the Woman Business Leader

A breakfast workshop for women who want to build their power, presence and communication skills In today’s work environment, it’s not enough to be highly trained in technical skills. Delegating, motivating, team building, displaying a positive attitude and carrying yourself well are all crucial for success and taking your career to the next level. Come


Abigail Schaffer Published in Accounting Today

Abigail Schaffer, KOS Staff Accountant was published this week in Accounting Today. She writes articles regularly for the monthly KOS newsletter, “Bottom Line Bulletin.” Abby’s article was titled, “6 Quick Tax Tips for Students Starting a Summer Job” and went live on Accounting Today on June 7, 2016. Please click the link below to view


Kessler Orlean Silver & Co., P.C. (KOS) and The Kaplan Partners LLP Announce Merger

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 2, 2016 Kessler Orlean Silver & Co., P.C. (KOS) is pleased to announce that it has merged in The Kaplan Partners LLP of Chicago, IL effective June 1, 2016. Maya Gavrilovic from The Kaplan Partners will be joining KOS and will be instrumental in facilitating this transition. Founded over


Jeffrey Arnol published in Accounting Today

Jeffrey Arnol, Managing Partner was published this week in Accounting Today. He writes articles regularly for the monthly KOS newsletter, “Bottom Line Bulletin.” Jeff’s article was titled, “Best Practices for Managing Inventory” and went live on Accounting Today on May 13, 2016. Please click the link below to view the full article. http://www.accountingtoday.com/news/audit-accounting/best-practices-for-managing-inventory-78102-1.html As always


Dream Job Just Ahead

At KOS we focus on pushing ourselves and others to be better every day. This means helping each other and our clients grow through continual learning and sharing information. If we are not learning we are not growing. Please help us and others grow by sharing our LinkedIn job update with your network. We are


Congrats to Diana Spatoulas and Bruce Kreisman!

Diana Spatoulas, Senior Accountant and Bruce Kreisman, Tax Supervisor were both published this past month in Accounting Today. Both write articles regularly for the monthly KOS newsletter, “Bottom Line Bulletin.” Diana’s article was titled, “Tips for Teaching Kids about Money Management” and went live on Accounting Today on December 23, 2015. Please click the link