SFBBG

Forward Thinking Strategic Counsel

SFBBG

Forward Thinking Strategic Counsel

SFBBG

Forward Thinking Strategic Counsel

Delivering exceptional value, listening to client objectives and diligently protecting their interests.

Schoenberg Finkel Beederman Bell & Glazer, LLC is a business-focused law firm with deep roots in Chicago. Since 1946, we’ve consistently been true to our founding principle: long-lasting client relationships based on trust, communication and responsiveness, paired with exceptional legal counsel.

Our clients range from public corporations to entrepreneurs, with an emphasis on representing small to mid-sized businesses.

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Understanding Cryptocurrency Tax Rules

Question: I deal in cryptocurrency through my business. Customers sometimes pay me in Bitcoin and I sometimes use Bitcoin to pay suppliers. Will these transactions be treated as if payment was made in cash?

SFBBG Included in JCFS Video

Disability inclusion is important to SFBBG.  We proudly support JCFS Chicago and their mission to help individuals with disabilities find employment. 

When is a sales representative not a sales representative?

Akstrom Imports Inc. raised several interesting arguments in defense of the claims brought by Minnesota sales representative Kinneberg Management Group (KMG), including that, as a Canadian distributor, it was not subject to the jurisdiction of a Minnesota federal court. Even if it was, Akstrom continued, Canadian law still controlled, not Minnesota’s pesky sales rep statute.

Young Cutco Knives Sales Rep Slices Liability in Thirds

A sales rep legal column that doesn’t speak of terminations or commissions? That doesn’t mention succession planning or tax issues? Not even a state sales rep statute?

What’s left to discuss?

Well, there’s Walter Blockmon III. Or more precisely, the late Walter Blockmon III.

Understanding Cryptocurrency Tax Rules

Question: I deal in cryptocurrency through my business. Customers sometimes pay me in Bitcoin and I sometimes use Bitcoin to pay suppliers. Will these transactions be treated as if payment was made in cash?

Claiming Bad Debt Losses

Question: A few years ago, I individually loaned a friend a sizeable amount of money. Since there is no chance I will be repaid, can I report a tax deduction for the amount loaned?