Jeff's Blog

Thoughts from Our Managing Partner and Other M&S Thought Leaders

The increase in Illinois tax rates was supposed to be temporary but now it appears headed towards permanence. There are proposals to change Illinois tax rates to graduated tax rates instead of the current flat tax rate system. An additional tax on high income taxpayers has also been suggested. The effect is many people are thinking about changing their state of residence. Illinois citizens may be...
April 15 - It means many different things to so many people. Some happily await their refunds while others begrudgingly write their checks. Then there is always the race to the post office at the last minute. At Mowery & Schoenfeld, we are celebrating this day. We celebrate teamwork, hard work, great clients, and our pride in being a CPA. Taxpayers and CPAs alike know 2013 was a challenging...
Every organization no matter how big or small has moments of truth. Moments of truth are often felt when core values are challenged - usually by external forces. How a business reacts during these moments speaks volumes about the organization. Here are three examples of moments of truth most organizations encounter. How did you, or how would you, react? #1: To keep, or not to keep Companies hate...
Gary Keller is the chairman of Keller Williams which is the largest real estate company in the United States. Gary and his colleague Jay Papasan have written The One Thing which is about focusing on the one most important goal in your life and working continuously and proactively to achieve it. The authors note, "Going small is ignoring all the things you could do and doing what you should do. It...

Have our insights delivered directly to your inbox!


Blog Archive

Blog Categories