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

The Law Office of Judi Smith, LLC - Tax Planning

Tax Planning: Deductions Phased Out for 2014

As you begin to think about tax planning for 2014, remember that a number of deductions are phased out this year. Due to permanent changes and modifications made by the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act the ... [Continue Reading]

Appeal Your Illinois Property Taxes

Illinois law permits local governments to levy and collect a tax from property owners. Many property owners receive their tax bills in the spring and, shocked by the high amount, are eager to learn ... [Continue Reading]

Characterization of Income from Angel Investments

Question: Are self-employment taxes due from the managing members of an LLC when the only income to the LLC is earnings from angel investing activities. Answer: By default an LLC is a disregarded ... [Continue Reading]

Success Stories

Internet Media Partnership

We negotiated and wrote an agreement for three ... [Continue Reading]

Intellectual Property Licensing Program

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

Intellectual Property Ownership

Frequently business owners do not pay close ... [Continue Reading]

Penalty Reduction

Our client went to a local tax preparer to have ... [Continue Reading]

Second Chance at Installment Agreement

Our client was a business that was hit hard by ... [Continue Reading]

Refund of Levied Funds After Late Discretionary Hearing

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

The Law Office of Judi Smith gets over $1.9M in settlement for client

Our client came to us after working with two other ... [Continue Reading]

Perfect Score on Audit Defense

The National Research Project audits were ... [Continue Reading]