Archive for November, 2009

Tax Changes for Businesses in the “Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009″

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

The Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 (the Act), which was signed into law on Nov. 6, 2009, makes it easier for most businesses to get immediate tax savings from net operating losses (NOLs). It does so by allowing certain NOLs to be carried back to earlier, more profitable years. In these tough [...]

What Planning Should I Consider Before Year-End?

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Many of the methods of minimizing taxes must be completed prior to year end. Income Taxes – In order for charitable and other expenditures to be included as itemized deductions, they must be remitted prior to December 31. Be aware that many professional fees, including the cost of developing and implementing a trust for estate [...]

2009 Business of the Year Recipient

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Dystrup, Hoster & Jarot, P.C. is the proud winner of the 2009 Business of the Year – Professional and Business Services Award from the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which was presented¬†at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner on November 4, 2009.¬† Andy Dystrup accepted the award on behalf of the firm.