Maybe you haven’t heard the name Parasole before, but chances are you’ve dined at The Good Earth, Manny’s, Chino Latino or Buca de Beppo (spun off in 1995). Since its launch more than 40 years ago, Parasole continually reinvents itself and its dining establishments. Read More
A new accounting standard issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) will soon require companies to recognize leases on their balance sheets. In doing so, it could have a major impact on your banking relationship and covenants—and, in turn, impact your access to new capital. Read More
Matt has been with Lurie since 2008 and uses his accounting, legal and real estate background to support clients with various tax and business consulting matters. Read More

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The family that operates the Ellingson & Ellingson accounting firm consistently warns its business clients about the need for a well-developed succession plan. Read More
President Trump has made it a campaign priority to bring manufacturing back to the United States. While details are yet to emerge on tax and trade policy proposals from the new administration, there is a potential tax saving opportunity that U.S. manufacturing and distribution businesses may not be aware of - and could take advantage of in 2017. Read More