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Bottom Line Bulletin January 2018

Kessler Orlean Silver & Co. Joins Wipfli LLP on January 1 We are pleased to announce that Kessler Orlean Silver & Co. (KOS) has joined Wipfli, one of the top 20 accounting and consulting firms in the United States, effective January 1, 2018. We are excited and proud to join forces with a firm that


Bottom Line Bulletin December 2017

Helpful Tips to Tackle Student Loan Debt Colin McDaniels, Professional Staff Level 2 Paying off student loans can be an overwhelming experience. According to “The State of Student Loan Debt in 2017 Report,” at makelemonade.com, a personal finance web based resource, the average student loan debt for a 2016 college graduate is $37,172. For many


Bottom Line Bulletin November 2017

IRS Releases Inflation Adjustments for 2018 Each year, the IRS issues inflation adjustments for more than 50 tax provisions, including the tax rate schedules and other tax changes. Generally, these provisions are used to file tax year 2018 returns in 2019. These, of course, assume no significant tax law changes. Click here to read the


Bottom Line Bulletin October 2017

Seven Time-Tested Year-End Tax Tactics Practical approaches for individuals At this point, it is still uncertain whether any significant tax reform will be enacted this year. Keeping that in mind, individual taxpayers may stick with “tried-and-true” methods to reduce taxes owed at year-end. Here are seven prime examples: 1. Harvest capital gains or losses. Typically,


Bottom Line Bulletin September 2017

Understanding Installment Sales Jeffrey Butler, Director jbutler@koscpa.com Most of us are not familiar with how an installment sale works. An installment sale is a transaction structured whereby the seller receives payments over a period of time rather than all at once. It can be beneficial to both the buyer and seller. In addition to making


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