Are You Up-to-Date on the Illinois Family Sick Leave Act?

The Illinois Employee Sick Leave Act went into effect on January 1, 2017 of this year. The law requires those employers who offer sick leave to employees to allow employees to use that sick leave to look after sick or injured family members. The law covers care of a spouse, children, grandchildren, parents, step-parents and […]

“Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017

Earlier this year, the IRS announced the completion of its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams. The annual list highlights various schemes that taxpayers might encounter throughout the year, and especially during tax-filing season. The “Dirty Dozen” the IRS highlighted in 2017 include: Phishing: Be on guard against fake emails or websites looking to […]

Do You Have a Household Employee?

More than one public figure has been tripped up on household employment. If you are paying individuals to perform tasks in or around your house, please be aware of the following, and if you have any questions, please call us. When Does an Individual Qualify as an Employee?   A worker is your employee if you […]