SFNR

Forward Thinking Strategic Counsel

SFNR

Forward Thinking Strategic Counsel

SFNR

Forward Thinking Strategic Counsel

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

Schoenberg Finkel Newman & Rosenberg, 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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Property Tax Deadlines Extended

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, some county governments have extended deadlines for payment of property taxes or waived interest and penalties for late payment. The relief has been ad hoc with different measures enacted by different counties.

COVID-19 Response Plan

To our valued clients, colleagues and friends: At Schoenberg Finkel Newman & Rosenberg, we take our obligation to ensure a healthy and safe working environment as seriously as our commitment to providing a continuous, high level of service to our clients. Since...

Firm Move Announced for 2020

In September 2020, SFNR will relocate its offices for the first time since the early 1970s. SFNR just entered into a new lease calling for the firm to move into “The 300,” a recently renovated downtown office tower at 300 S....

What Happens in California Doesn’t Necessarily Stay in California

California has recently enacted a number of new laws that can affect businesses throughout the country, including manufacturers and sales representatives. This multi-part article focuses on two of them: California Assembly Bill 5 (“AB5”), which provides a test to determine if a worker/service provider is an independent contractor or employee, and “Proposition 65,” which addresses environmental and health-related concerns about products sold in California.

Accessing Retirement Plan Funds Under the CARES Act

Question: My wife lost her job as a result of her company downsizing during the pandemic
and our family is now down to one income. Is there an effective way to tap our retirement accounts for the shortage of funds we now have without undue tax cost?

Navigating the Wash Sale Rules

Question: With the recent stock market decline, does it make sense for me to sell stocks that have decreased in value to create losses for tax purposes and then buy back the same positions?