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Imagination Ball to mark Community Foundation Week
Nov 13, 2018 1:00 AM
The DuPage Foundation will join nearly 800 other community foundations across the country to celebrate Community Foundation Week, Nov. 12-18.
AbbVie donates $100 million to Puerto Rico
Daily Herald Report
May 22, 2018 3:08 PM
AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, said it donated $100 million to two organizations, Direct Relief and Habitat for Humanity International, to strengthen access to health care and housing in Puerto Rico.
A look at Hilti North America
May 15, 2018 9:28 AM
An interview with Jason Janning, general manager and executive vice president, central market organization for Hilti North America.
Northern Illinois Food Bank opens fourth distribution center
Daily Herald Report
May 7, 2018 5:00 AM
Northern Illinois Food Bank opened a new South Suburban Center, located on South Larkin Avenue in Joliet.
United Way of Metro Chicago CEO to step down
Mar 26, 2018 1:02 PM
United Way of Metro Chicago President and CEO Wendy DuBoe announced her plan to step down after 15 years with the organization, six as President and CEO.
Red Kettle week effort grows in Oakbrook Terrace
Business Ledger Report
Feb 12, 2018 8:00 AM
What started out as four hotels in Oakbrook Terrace wanting to help the Salvation Army, has grown into a community effort that saw record donations this past holiday season.
NuMark donates house to help veterans
Daily Herald staff report
Dec 20, 2017 10:13 AM
NuMark Credit Union in Joliet recently donated a home located in Marseilles to a couple of veterans, who plan to renovate the structure for a fellow veteran.
WINGS earns innovation award
Daily Herald Report
Nov 15, 2017 10:01 AM
WINGS, a non-profit organization serving individuals and families impacted by domestic violence, has been recognized with a 2017 Chicago Innovation Award.
Going from 'goods' to great with year-end giving
Nov 30, 2017 3:54 PM
We're approaching the time of year when many of us, moved by the holiday spirit, look to give back to our communities and the causes that are close to our hearts. Not everyone can make a big gift -- but with a little extra thought and effort, everyone can make a gift that will have a big impact.
How to partner with a nonprofit
Nov 21, 2017 1:48 PM
Charitable giving has really changed. Companies have changed the way that they give and partner with nonprofits. Long-term charitable partnerships are desirable and more successful than cash only one-time donations, benefiting both the company and the nonprofit organization in many positive ways.
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A Weighty Question for Employers: Is it Illegal to Discriminate Against Employees Because of Obesity?
Since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), one of the issues which continues to perplex employers is whether obesity is a disability under the Act. The answer to this question is important for many reasons.
Weiss & Company LLC celebrates 50th anniversary in style
Last month, a crowd of over 300 gathered at The Glen Club in Glenview to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Weiss & Company LLP, one of the area's most enduringly successful accounting firms.
The most ignored retirement asset
The main goal of someone when they retire is to make sure they have protected the Longevity of their money, they can maintain a Lifestyle they are accustomed, to have the Liquidity needed to maintain that lifestyle, and to leave a Legacy to their heirs.
Switching accounting methods can provide instant tax savings for manufacturers
As a manufacturer or distributor, you probably determine taxable income using the accrual method of accounting but switching accounting methods can provide tax savings. In the past, anyone with inventory was generally required to file tax returns under the accrual method. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed this requirement in 2018. Under the new tax law, manufacturers can now switch to the cash basis for tax reporting if gross revenue is under $25 million. The new tax law provides many advantages for manufacturers.
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