Just Married? Prepare for Filing Taxes Together with These Steps

Just Married? Prepare for Filing Taxes Together with These Steps

Getting married is one of the most exciting milestones of your life. Not only do you get to officiate your life together with the one you love, but you begin sharing each other’s benefits. In order to make the most of this newfound opportunity, it’s important to plan ahead. Follow these easy steps to make sure that you and your spouse are prepared for filing taxes together come tax season!

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New Earned Sick Leave Policy (Cook County)

New Earned Sick Leave Policy (Cook County)

An upcoming change may affect your current and/or future employment or hiring practices! The Cook County Board passed a paid sick leave ordinance that requires most employers in Cook County to provide paid sick leave for their employees. It will take effect on 07/01/2017 and mirrors the requirements of the City of Chicago paid sick leave ordinance passed earlier this year.

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Starting a New Business: Common Mistakes and Tips

Starting a New Business: Common Mistakes and Tips

In the beginning stages of starting your own business there are many challenges that may surface. Nine out of 10 start-up companies eventually close their doors. With this fact in mind, it is important to set your business up for success from the beginning. By understanding common mistakes, anticipating challenges and utilizing the tips below, you can be one step closer to being a part of the successful 10%!

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