Announcements

BREAKING – Kessler Orlean Silver & Co. to Join Wipfli on January 1

Chicago, Illinois (January 2, 2018) — Kessler Orlean Silver & Co. (KOS) announced today that that it has joined Wipfli, one of the top 20 accounting and consulting firms in the United States, effective January 1. “Our clients are continually adapting to an ever-changing business landscape that presents many challenges to small and mid-sized businesses.


Tax Reform Summary

KOS has prepared a Tax Reform Summary of many provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act included in the Conference Committee agreement to help our clients prepare for the changes. Download the following documents for more information. Overview of Tax Information Tax Reform – Summary of Conference Agreement


KOS is Hiring!

Help us spread the word! We are actively seeking exceptional candidates for the following positions: Tax Interns to work next busy season; February to April 16, 2018 Temporary Front Desk Receptionist and File Clerk; February 26 to April 16, 2018 KOS will be on-campus during the month of September for interviews and attending career fairs


KOS is Hiring!

Help us spread the word! We are actively seeking exceptional candidates for the following positions: Tax Interns to work next busy season; February to April 15, 2018 Temporary Front Desk Receptionist; August 28th to October 16, 2017 KOS will be on-campus during the month of September for interviews and attending career fairs at the following


RSVP Today!

Fifth Annual KOS Women’s Professional Empowerment Event Thursday, September 28th – 8:00-10:30am Come learn from three dynamic women who enable effective leadership, inspire, and help people gain focus. Katrina Calihan – Leadership Coach Tammy Cook – Business/Life Coach Lee Ann Piano – Corporate Trainer Chevy Chase Country Club 1000 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL Breakfast


KOS is Hiring for Winter 2018!

We are actively seeking exceptional candidates for the following positions: Tax Interns to work next busy season, February to April 15, 2018. KOS will be on-campus during the month of September for interviews and attending career fairs at the following schools: University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Northern Illinois University (NIU), DePaul, Illinois State University


Save the Date!

Fifth Annual KOS Women’s Professional Empowerment Event Thursday, September 28th – 8:00-10:30 Come learn from three dynamic women who enable effective leadership, inspire, and help people gain focus. Katrina Calihan – Leadership Coach Tammy Cook – Business/Life Coach Lee Ann Piano – Corporate Trainer Chevy Chase Country Club 1000 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL Breakfast


Seven Midyear Strategies for Individuals and Businesses

While the climate for tax reform remains uncertain, individual taxpayers and small-business owners are advised to act based on the current laws of the land, unless there is a definite change. Keeping that in mind, here are seven ideas to consider as we head into summer. 1. Harvest capital gains or losses. The maximum tax rate


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