The Law Office of Judi Smith

1155 S. Washington St., Suite 101
Naperville, IL 60540
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F: 630-506-5537

Business

Business Attorneys

Any lawyer can tell you what the law says. But what the law means for you depends on what your goals are. Along with getting to know your particular business, we are diligent students of our client’s industries. At the Law Office of Judi Smith, we focus on the bigger picture and then tailor our advice to help you achieve your goals.

Tax

IRS Tax Attorney

Smart solutions for your tax problems. Whether you are facing federal or state tax issues, we can help you get an offer in compromise, negotiate a payment plan, stop tax levies, release tax liens, stop wage garnishments, reduce penalties, resolve back taxes, or defend an audit.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Attorneys

You don’t want someone to come along and profit from all of your hard work by using the reputation that you spent years building; or worse, have someone use your name with cheap goods and bad customer service. When you want to protect your good name, you need a trademark.

Popular Articles

Five Ways to Eliminate IRS Penalties

Five Ways To Eliminate Your IRS Penalties

There are five basic reasons that the IRS will remove a penalty: statutory exception, administrative waiver, reasonable cause, first time abatement  and correction of an error. If you are faced with a ... [Continue Reading]

The Law Office of Judi Smith, LLC - Overseas Freelancer

Overseas Freelancer – W-8BEN or W-8ECI

Often confusion arises as to whether payments to an overseas freelancer requires the payor to ask for a W-8BEN or a W-8ECI. The confusion stems from the idea that a freelancer has a U.S. trade or ... [Continue Reading]

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IRS Modifies Health FSA Rules to Allow Carryover of $500

Based on public comments, the IRS has announced modifications to the rules for Health Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs). The changes allow employers to modify their plans to permit an employee to ... [Continue Reading]

Success Stories

State Loses on Computer Software License

Our client was a licensor of computer software. ... [Continue Reading]

Publishing Contract

We represented a client in negotiating a ... [Continue Reading]

Refund of Levied Funds After Late Discretionary Hearing

The Law Office of Judi Smith, LLC, won a refund of ... [Continue Reading]

Return of Levied Funds

Our client was a business owner that sold his ... [Continue Reading]

Preserving Retirement

Our client, a small business owner had long ... [Continue Reading]

Political Tax Audit

The client is a 501(c)(3). An employee anonymously ... [Continue Reading]

Employee Intellectual Property Agreement

A client had a business that relied heavily on ... [Continue Reading]

Intellectual Property Licensing Program

One client sells numerous products related to its ... [Continue Reading]