Upcoming Events

Mark your calendar! Come -- and invite your family and friends. Bring your questions.

These semi-annual tax programs are offered remotely via Zoom from following locations listed below. Please register on the library websites or call them to register! A printable flyer for these events can be found here.

Contact us for more information – or call the contacts above directly to register in advance, which may be required.

"Taxes are Everyone's Business"

With the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act on August 17, 2022, there are a LOT of changes for 2022 taxes and beyond. In addition, many of the one-time COVID related credits and deductions are now gone for 2022 taxes. Taxes are never simple!

In this workshop, Judi will review the key elements of the tax code effective for 2022 taxes (from the huge changes from the 2017 tax law and the smaller more recent changes). - both for the IRS and IL - as well as the increasingly complex rules for sales of stock and mutual funds and Form 8949 as well as the revised Schedule D. She will also discuss important deductions such as mortgage interest and real estate taxes - and common tax problems, including education credits and deductions, withdrawals from 529 plans, child credits and childcare credits, K-1s from Trusts, and Estates, and how to figure your withholding. She will focus on tax issues many of us have including CP notices from the IRS and why/whether to do it yourself or seek a professional for advice. There will be, as always, time for your questions.

    Zoom Workshop -- Lisle Library District
    Phone: (630) 971-1675
    Register at: lislelibrary.org
    Tuesday, January 23, 2024; 6:30PM - 8:00PM

    Zoom Workshop -- Woodridge Public Library
    Phone: (630) 964-7899
    Register at: woodridgelibrary.org
    Wednesday, January 24, 2024; 6:30PM - 8:00PM

    Zoom Workshop -- Downers Grove Public Library
    Phone: (630) 960-1200
    Register at: downersgrovelibrary.org
    Tuesday, January 30, 2024; 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Judi Strauss is the owner of Strauss Tax Service. Since 1969, she has been providing personalized tax and financial planning services to individuals and small businesses. Judi holds a Ph.D. from the Union Institute and a master’s degree from Harvard University and was a Professor of Human Resource Management at Benedictine University. She is an Enrolled Agent, licensed to practice before the IRS and is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents and the National Association of Tax Practitioners.

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