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We do more than simply prepare your tax return. With a full complement of tax-planning and consulting services designed to help you meet your personal financial objectives, our tax-planning specialists work closely with you to develop effective plans for the future.

We offer a broad range of individual tax-planning services, from projections of current tax liabilities and cash flow needs, analysis of your investments' tax implications, and personal financial planning to retirement planning and estate planning and gifting strategies.

Year-end tax planning opportunities and tax reform

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17 min read
Tax inventory accounting: Final regulations bring changes
Treasury released final regulations related to tax inventory capitalization under Section 263A, commonly referred to as uniform capitalization (UNICAP). Taxpayers must comply with these final regulations for any tax year beginning after Nov. 19, 2018 (e.g. 2019 calendar tax year).
Kurt Piwko
Article January 20, 2020 17 min read
Tax planning: Key 2019 year-end strategies for businesses and owners
Dave DeCew
Webinar Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, 10 - 11 a.m. EST 1 hour watch
Tax planning: Key 2019 year-end strategies for individuals
Jerry Jonckheere
Webinar Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, 2 - 3 p.m. EST 1 hour watch

Personal Tax Thought Leadership

  • Charitable planning opportunities under the CARES Act
    In addition to financial benefits for individuals and businesses, the CARES Act includes significant tax benefits to encourage charitable donations. Here’s what you need to know for your 2020 tax planning.
    Rebecca Solomon Wealth Management Dino Giannobile
    Article June 30, 2020 4 min read
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  • Looking for year-end tax savings? Consider loss harvesting your energy stocks
    As you consider your year-end tax planning strategy, where does loss harvesting fit in? Our team recently analyzed the tax savings strategy.
    Randy Strandberg
    Article December 10, 2019 6 min read
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  • Tax planning: Key 2019 year-end strategies for individuals
    Wondering how new TCJA guidance and rules could affect your 2019 year-end tax planning? Join our webinar and learn how to optimize the use and timing of deductions, exemptions, and favorable rates in 2019 and beyond.
    Jerry Jonckheere James Minutolo Chad Richard
    Webinar Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, 2 - 3 p.m. EST 1 hour watch
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  • 2019 Illinois tax amnesty program
    Now through Nov. 15, 2019, the Illinois Department of Revenue and Secretary of State are running a tax amnesty program for eligible taxpayers. If you have any unpaid Illinois taxes, this is a great time to come forward and resolve those items.
    Ron Cook Curtis Ruppal
    Article October 16, 2019 2 min read
    Illinois Amnesty Tax

Our Team

Our personal tax team is fully invested in helping you maximize your financial resources and meet your financial goals. Our approach focuses on your current tax situation as well as proactive tax planning opportunities — throughout the year. Our transparent and collaborative process ensures you fully understand your current tax situation. No last-minute surprises — our team is dedicated to helping you select the strategies that will bring you closer to your goals.

Our clients say

I have worked with Lynne Huismann and other professionals at Plante Moran on my personal income taxes for several years. They have been excellent in their analysis and I have found them to be responsive and timely in their assistance. Excellent service and professionalism all the way!

Scott Cooper Partner, Fragomen Worldwide

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