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Louis T. Wierenga

Louis T. Wierenga

Probate, Estate Planning, Income Tax & Business Transactions
  • Probate, Estate Planning, Business Law ...
  • Illinois, Texas
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Services We Provide Include:

• Probate & Estate Planning: Estate Administration, Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills;

• Business Formation & Transactional Matters: Creation of Business Entities (i.e. LLC, Corp., Partnerships) & Other Business Agreements including Mergers & Acquisitions;

• Income Tax Returns: Planning & Preparation (Individuals, Partnerships, Corp., Trusts, Gift & Estate Tax, Tax-Exempt Org., Payroll & Others); and

• Audits & Appeals: Representation in Problematic Tax & Regulatory Matters.

Education
Valparaiso University School of Law
J.D. (2008)
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University of Illinois - Chicago
B.S. (2004) | Economics
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Professional Experience
Principal
Law Office of Louis T. Wierenga, LLC
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Getting to Know You Tuesday: Louis T. Wierenga
Forbes
Speaking Engagements
Moot Court Competition, 31st Annual Moot Court Competition
Certifications
Series 7
FINRA
Awards
Top Tax Twitter Accounts
Forbes
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Volunteer of the Month
CARPLS
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas
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State Bar of Illinois
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
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Texas
State Bar of Texas
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Personal Injury matters
Practice Areas
Probate
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Tax Law
Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. To file Form 1041, the Trust needs to have gross income of $600 or more and any taxable income for the tax year.
A: If there are no other elements to the returns, you should not need to file.
Q. I have a question about taxes that I filed for 2021 year.
A: You need to enter your basis (amount your contributed that was nondeductible). Based on what you shared, the result should be no taxable distribution.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of Louis T. Wierenga, LLC
3 N. Grant St., Ste. 402
HInsdale, IL 60521
Telephone: (847) 749-1131
Fax: (847) 577-0559
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Sunday: Closed
Law Office of Louis T. Wierenga, LLC
115 S. Wilke Road
Suite 202
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Telephone: (847) 749-1131
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Sunday: Closed
Law Office of Louis T. Wierenga, LLC
25 Highland Park Village
Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75205
Telephone: (847) 749-1131
Fax: (847) 577-0559
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Sunday: Closed