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Cordano, Severson & Associates, Ltd. provides a wide range of services to individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. We strive to meet each client's specific needs in planning for the future and achieving their goals in an ever-changing financial and regulatory environment.

Our professional services include:

Accounting, Sales Tax, & Payroll Tax Preparation

To compile your books and records and prepare financial statements to use for management decisions and tax preparation on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis. We can assist you and review your computer program (ex. - Quickbooks Pro) financial statements.

We can prepare your sales tax, payroll taxes, excise tax, telecommunication tax returns to assist you in staying in compliance with the governments.

Tax Management Services

At Cordano, Severson & Associates, Ltd., we guide our clients through a full range of tax planning and preparation decisions with strategies that minimize your tax liabilities, maximize your cash flow and keep you on track to your financial goals. Our expertise, experience, analysis and thorough research allow us to optimize financial opportunities to be found in existing as well as recently altered tax laws. We are knowledgeable and up to date on the tax laws and can make sense of your receipts, bills and notices.

Payroll Services

Cordano, Severson & Associates, Ltd.'s payroll services can help you reduce the time spent on administration through developing and implementing a computerized payroll system that will facilitate processing, timely payment and preparation of tax returns.

Audit Services - Income Tax, Sales Tax, Insurance, Union, Currency Exchange

Business Start-Up Consulting

Getting ready to start-up a new business? Should I be a sole-proprietor? Should I be a corporation? S Corp? C Corp? Do I need a federal identification number, Illinois Business Taxpayer number, or IDES number? Can my workers be subcontractors and not employees? A wrong decision could cost you with penalties, large amounts of unexpected taxes, or could make your personal assets liable in a lawsuit. Let us guide you through the decision making process so that you are starting out on the right foot and have no regrets down the road

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