July 1, 2017 — In a surprise overturned veto, the Illinois government has recently enacted new law that takes effect 7/1/2017. Porte Brown tax partner, Kelley Hare, provides an update on the recent Illinois tax changes affecting all taxpayers and businesses. The Illinois Income Tax rate for individuals has increased from 3.75 percent (.0375) to 4.95 percent (.0495), effective 7/1/2017. The new income tax rate applies. Read More »
April 19, 2017 — Porte Brown has been recognized by Accounting Today as a Great Lakes Regional Leader in their 2017 issue of the Top 100 Firms and Regional Leaders. This is the 2nd year in a row that Porte Brown has made the Great Lakes Regional Leaders list. This year the total revenue of the Great Lakes region was $2,074.3 million with an average firm growth rate of 7.86%. Read More »
Porte Brown Named as One of 2017 Best Places to Work in Illinois
April 13, 2017 — Porte Brown is pleased to announce it has been named as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Illinois. The Best Places to Work competition is a combination survey, study and awards ceremony established to identify the top employers in the state of Illinois. This is the fifth consecutive time Porte Brown has made the list and the second time within the medium employer category. Read More »
January 24, 2017 — Porte Brown is proud to announce Kyle Vroegh, CPA, has earned his CCIFP (Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional) designation. Vroegh’s newly earned certification increases Porte Brown’s total number of CCIFP certified professionals to six. Porte Brown’s sizeable contingent of CCIFP professionals places it on an elite level of CPA firms in the nation that can provide specialized accounting and financial management services to construction companies. Currently, there are over 1,000 CCIFPs in the United States and of that only 35 are located in Illinois. Read More »
January 10, 2017 — Porte Brown is pleased to announce Pat Schaeffer has been admitted as Partner. She has more than 25 years of experience providing tax consulting and accounting services. Pat manages the Trust Estate practice where she assists clients and attorneys with estate and gift tax planning and the related tax preparation. Pat has set a new standard in our Trust Estate practice by implementing innovative, leading-edge processes while also applying her outstanding organizational skills to lead the practice group,” said Bruce Jones, Managing Partner. “Pat is one of the most genuine people you will find, and we congratulate her as she continues to grow and excel in her career.” Read More »
Porte Brown LLC is a full service accounting and consulting firm headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
In addition to the traditional accounting services, such as tax planning and preparation, audit, business valuations, and retirement plan administration, Porte Brown also provides strategic consulting and leading-edge technology implementation for clients in cloud and non-cloud environments.
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