After graduating from Washington and Lee University Law School, Catherine got her start in the tax department of KPMG's Chicago office where she served middle market clients in a number of different industries.
In 1994, after ten years at KPMG, she founded FRS & Associates. Shortly after, Catherine combined the business of FRS with two other accounting firms, managing them as one entity – XPonent Group. Today, Catherine leads the firm in providing planning, financial reporting, outsourcing, and tax services to a diversity of satisfied clients.
Catherine's experience at a big 10 accounting firm and her experience as a woman business owner give her an advantage that serves her clients well.
The combination of running a business and your life and preparing for tax time can drive some people into a slight panic. But no need to get stressed if you are prepared. Now is the time to start organizing all documents required to file your tax return.
Like the old paraphrased saying goes: In this world, two things are certain—death and taxes. The recent federal tax overhaul changed a lot of rules, so it’s as important as ever to understand your tax obligations, including those on Social Security benefits.
Unfortunately, cyber scammers never take a vacation. In fact, the IRS has issued a warning of a surge in fraudulent emails that bait potential phishing victims with fake tax transcripts. Links within these emails lead recipients to documents containing the well-known malware, Emotet.