KOS Partner Geoff Harlow was interviewed by Dorothy Tucker of CBS 2 News for a segment that aired Tuesday, January 20, 2015 during the 5pm news. Geoff spoke on the big changes that will make filing taxes more complicated for tax payers this season.
Please visit the link below to view the story. As always, if you have any questions or need assistance, please contact your KOS advisor and they will be happy to help you.
Thank you to all of our KOS clients and friends who attended our 2015 Economic Outlook Breakfast on January 15th at the Chicago Botanic Garden! We are pleased to have had another successful event and have enjoyed the positive feedback from everyone.
A special thank you to our speakers as well - Mary Ellen Stanek, CFA of Robert W. Baird & Co., Spencer Klein, CFA of MB Wealth Management and Thomas Rowley of Invesco Consulting. All speakers were engaging and the presentations contained important insight and guidance to assist in making decisions and proactively plan for this year.
The Deerfield CPA firm of KOS Promotes Christie Butcher and
Michael Wall to Partner
Kessler Orlean Silver Co., P.C. (KOS) is pleased to announce that
effective January 1, 2015, Christie Butcher and Michael Wall have become
Partners at KOS. They have both made significant contributions to the firm and
are a tremendous asset to the clients. They will be instrumental in the firm’s
continued growth and future.
Christie concentrates on
tax planning and compliance for all types of closely held businesses and
individuals. She routinely works with industries such as construction,
manufacturing and wholesalers, professional service firms and real estate. In
addition, Christie assists individuals in various stages of the divorce process
helping allocate support payments into taxable alimony and nontaxable child
support, aid in determining the value of property settlement and tax
attributes, and work out the post-divorce budgets and cash flow.
Christie graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s
degree in accounting and from Northern Illinois University with a master’s
degree in taxation. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified
Divorce Financial Analyst and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and
the Illinois CPA Society.
Michael has over fifteen
years of experience working with companies during all phases of a business’
life cycle and delivers sound business advice with comprehensive solutions
allowing clients to understand their numbers, make decisions, and make plans to
grow and improve their businesses. Specializing in accounting and business
consultation, Michael works with businesses, corporations, families and individuals
handling recordkeeping, processes and ever changing tax laws.
Michael graduated from Northeastern Illinois University with a bachelor’s
degree in accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant and QuickBooks
Certified Pro Advisor and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the
Illinois CPA Society.
Based in Deerfield, Illinois, Kessler Orlean Silver
& Co., P.C., (KOS) serves businesses and individuals in multiple states
providing business consulting, auditing, accounting, bookkeeping and tax
services. With an over 80 year history, the mid-sized accounting firm of KOS
provides innovative accounting solutions to business owners, executives and
managers, private investors, and professionals. The firm’s down-to-earth style
and practical experience come from a long-time culture of helping people and
feeling passionate about doing so.For
more information, please visit www.koscpa.com.