March 2016 - In This Issue:
FROM ANTHONY J. MADONIA

Happy 2016!

Spring is in the air! And, yes, tax season is looming over all of us, regardless of profession. Whether start-up or mature, every organization should be vigilant about planning and structuring transactions to protect assets. That especially applies to individuals. We have an interesting article about "...The Rich?"

We have recently learned, that, yes - there is an app to Tally Up your tab. Our Client Spotlight features an intriguing new business that makes it even easier to socialize "after hours" with friends.

At Anthony J. Madonia & Associates, Ltd., our clients and colleagues are our priority. We are here to support and collaborate to protect your interests. As always, we are focused on Providing the Right Direction™. If we can be of any help for legal or tax needs, please feel free to contact us.

Tony Madonia

In this issue...
Top 5 Reasons for Estate Planning
Is Estate Planning and Wealth Management Really Just for "The Rich"?
Client Spotlight: What's My Tally?
Putting a Price Tag on the Family Business


TOP 5 REASONS FOR ESTATE PLANNING

 

IS ESTATE PLANNING AND WEALTH MANAGEMENT
Really Just for "The Rich"?
 



A recent report from the New York Times reveals the impact of lobbying in economic inequality and a how a private tax system built by the richest Americans saves them billions of dollars each year. But, is it really for "the rich"?   [READ MORE]

CLIENT SPOTLIGHT:

What's My Tally?

While there seems to be an app for everything these days, Kevin Bolger II and Ryan Glosniak 
found a void in the $24B bar and nightclub scene. They plan on capitalizing on the crowded floor space by offering Tally, an app that allows users to order and pay for their drinks with a couple of swipes.  [READ MORE]     
               
PUTTING A PRICE TAG
On the Family Business

Closely held family businesses represent a significant portion of all business enterprises operating in the United States today.  These businesses do not have the marketability benefit of publicly traded competitors like IBM or Ford, nor are their stock prices determined in the public markets through exchange trading.  Therefore, putting a price tag on a closely held family business requires that a business valuation be performed.  [READ MORE]
Anthony J. Madonia & Associates, Ltd.

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Anthony J. Madonia and Associates, Ltd. is a premier law firm located in vibrant downtown Chicago that focuses on Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Taxation and Estate Planning.
 
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