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November 1, 2016

Carlo Calma

Tax Law Expert Thomas Vance Joins ORBA's Tax Department

CHICAGO — Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, is proud to welcome Thomas R. Vance, LLM, JD to its Tax Department.

Mr. Vance brings ten years of tax law expertise to ORBA. He has experience with all aspects of mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs and recapitalizations for corporations, limited liability companies and other flow-through or disregarded entities. He is adept in minimizing self-employment and net investment income taxes for closely-held business, investment funds and other entities.

He also has experience with representing clients before tax authorities in numerous U.S. states, the District of Columbia, IRS examinations, IRS office of appeals, the U.S. Tax Court and the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

“I am excited to welcome Tom to ORBA’s trusted team of tax and financial experts,” says Managing Director Mark Thomson. “I am confident that his broad knowledge in the complex world of tax law will enable him to identify and provide practical solutions for our clients’ varying tax and accounting needs.”

Mr. Vance earned his LLM in taxation degree from New York University School of Law; his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School; and his Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Iowa.

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Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA) is a full-service accounting, tax and business consulting firm located in downtown Chicago serving privately-held companies, individuals and not-for-profit organizations. ORBA’s Certified Public Accountants have experience with accounting and assurance, business advisory services, financial and estate planning, fraud investigation, tax, litigation, and mergers and acquisitions. With some of the highest levels of direct client involvement in the industry, ORBA is where clients go to build long-standing, meaningful and successful relationships with resourceful, proactive business and tax advisors. For more information, visit www.orba.com. Subscribe to our blog www.orbablog.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.