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Frequently Asked Questions
What services do you offer?
Harrison & Held, LLP represents clients in a number of critical practice areas, including estate planning, estate and trust administration, family law and complex divorce matters, complex litigation, tax law and tax controversies, real estate structuring, corporate and health care, special needs, and many more. Discuss your case with our experienced attorneys today.
My spouse and I own a business together, but we are getting divorced soon. How will our business be divided?
Divorce (dissolution of marriage) can be complex, and this is especially true for high asset divorces. Certain assets, such as an interest in a business, can be difficult for a court to assign or allocate during a divorce. Our family law litigators are experienced trial attorneys and are familiar with the intricacies of complex divorce matters. Talk to a Chicago family law attorney at our firm today.
I want to protect my business even after I no longer run it. What can I do?
When planning for the future, it’s important to consult a professional. A Chicago succession planning attorney at Harrison & Held, LLP can provide you with options. Our attorneys can help you best prepare for the future while protecting your best interests. We understand your desire to keep your assets safe, so we will help you establish an effective succession plan.
I’m going to start a business soon. What tax implications do I need to be aware of?
It depends on the type of business you are starting. For instance, if your business will be an LLC, or a Limited liability company, you and your business’s tax implications can be separate. Discuss your situation with our tax attorneys in Chicago. We’ll provide the information that you need.
Do you offer services for nonprofits?
Yes. Harrison & Held, LLP works with nonprofits and other tax-exempt organizations to structure the appropriate organization and qualify it with the IRS and local governments, develop compensation plans, governance plans, succession planning strategies, membership structure and more. We’ve worked with many different clients and are confident that we can help you, too.
I am being audited by the IRS. Can you help to defend me and my wife in the audit?
Yes. Harrison & Held, LLP has represented hundreds, if not thousands, of taxpayers that cut across economic and geographic boundaries. We represent taxpayers of all types against the IRS on all matters including audits, collection matters including liens and levies, employment tax issues, and a variety of other matters.
What if I have to go to U.S. Tax Court?
Harrison & Held, LLP represents a taxpayer if they receive a Notice of Deficiency, or 90-Day Letter, from the IRS relating to proposed adjustments. We regularly represent taxpayers in the United States Tax Court and the United States District Court against the IRS and the United States of America on all types of tax matters.
Do you represent taxpayers before the Illinois Department of Revenue?
Yes. We regularly represent taxpayers before the Illinois Department of Revenue and other Illinois agencies on audit and collection matters with respect to income tax, sales and use tax, and various other taxes including the Illinois estate tax.
Does your Chicago office handle matters outside of Cook County?
Yes. Harrison & Held, LLP is frequently called upon to handle transactional, litigation and other matters outside of Cook County, particularly the collar counties. Additionally, some matters that may seem to have strong connections with other states or counties are nevertheless appropriately and strategically best initiated or handled in Cook County. In addition to Chicago and Springfield, Illinois, we maintain offices in Florida and Colorado. Please explore our attorneys’ biographies, as we have lawyers licensed in several states who may be able to assist with your non-Illinois matters.
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