ABOUT US

ABOUT US


Taxes Team 2016

Halina A. Wikar Halina A. Wikar, E.A. – President, Firm Principal – Established Taxes-The Financial Services Corp. in 1992. Holds a Certificate of Enrollment to Practice Before the Internal Revenue Service (Enrolled Agent) since 1994. Licensed to offer insurance products. Completed accounting classes in Wright College. Prepares income tax returns since 1988. Specializes in complex business returns (multi-entity, multi-state), related or separate business and property owners’ individual returns and foreign-earned income issues. Provides business licensing advice and organizes all types of new entities. Manages daily office operations. Member of NATP & NSTP.
halina@taxesus.com
Artur Arciuch Artur Arciuch MSc, CPA, E.A. – Vice President of Operations – Completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with College Honors (ranked second) and with Highest Distinction in Accounting (ranked first) in May of 2000 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Treasurer of the Honorary Accounting Fraternity – Beta Alpha Psi from May of 1999 until May of 2000. Completed a Master of Science degree in Accounting with specialization in Financial Statement Analysis under a full tuition scholarship in May of 2001 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination in November of 2000. Joined Taxes in May of 2000. Specializes in complex business returns (multi- entity, multi-state), related or separate business and property owners’ individual returns and foreign-earned income issues. Provides client- site and in-office accounting system setup and maintenance in a variety of software packages, mainly QuickBooks and Peachtree. Provides year- round accounting services, business licensing advice, payroll check printing, payroll reports, sales, use and local tax returns, franchise tax returns and organizes all types of new entities.
artur@taxesus.com

Other members of staff:

Sebastian Wal Sebastian Wal, E.A. – Senior Accountant – Completed Master of Law degree (summa cum laude) at Warsaw University and holds a Certificate in American Law Studies from Warsaw University/University of Florida Levin College of Law program. Holds an H&R Block Certificate in Individual and Corporate Tax Returns Preparation. Joined Taxes in December of 2002. Enrolled Agent since 2005. Specializes in individual, small business, gift, trust and estate tax returns. Advises US citizens living abroad as well as non-US taxpayers doing business in the US. Represents both corporations and individuals before the IRS and state tax authorities, including audits and examinations, penalty abatements, offer in compromise, installment agreements and other types of tax controversy matters. Advises on new business entities formation and provide tax planning services as well as year-round accounting, payroll check printing, payroll reports, sales tax returns, franchise tax returns preparation.
sebastian@taxesus.com
Sylvia Thomas Sylvia Thomas, RTRP – Staff Accountant – Completed an Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting at Triton College. Completed a Bachelor degree in Business Administration at Academy of Economics in Cracow. Holds an H&R Block Certificate in Individual Tax Returns Preparation. Joined Taxes in July 2005. Specializes in individual and small business tax returns. Provides year-round accounting services, payroll check printing, payroll reports, sales tax returns and franchise tax returns.
sylvia@taxesus.com
Regina Szajewski Regina Szajewski – Staff Accountant – Completed the Master’s degree in Administrative Law at Jagellonian University in Cracow. In 2004, completed and received a degree of Pre-baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting from the College of Management and Business at National Louis University. Holds an H & R Block certificate in Individual Tax Return Preparations. Specializes in individual and small business tax returns. Provides year round accounting services, payroll reports, check printing and sales tax returns. Worked in accounting and taxes since 1998. Joined Taxes in June 2014
regina@taxesus.com
Sylvia M. Wikar Sylvia M. Wikar – Administrative Assistant
Completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications at Northeastern Illinois University.
Specializes in customer relations, staff support and office management.
Joined Taxes in January of 2013.
sylviawikar@taxesus.com
Andrzej Krupa Andrzej Krupa – Tax Professional – Holds a Jackson Hewitt Certificate in Individual Tax Returns Preparation. Professional tax preparer since 1996. Joined Taxes in February of 1997. Specializes in personal and small business income tax returns.
andrzej@taxesus.com
Damian Galazka

Damian Galazka, CPA – Staff Accountant – Completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (summa Cum Laude) in May of 2010 at Loyola University Chicago. Professional tax preparer since 2009. Passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination in September of 2011. Joined Taxes in 2015. Specializes in personal and small business income tax returns. Provides year-round accounting services, payroll check printing, payroll reports, client- site and in-office accounting system setup and maintenance in QuickBooks.

damian@taxesus.com

 

 


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