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Jose Idrovo Bravo, EA
Tax Advisor
jidrovobravo@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Jose is a Tax and Business Advisor with over eight years of experience in the tax industry. He started his career with some general knowledge and became an Enrolled Agent with only one year under his belt. Jose quickly discovered a love for teaching taxes and has done that for seven years. His client focuses are small businesses, including self-employed individuals, international tax issues, and ITIN applications. Jose is committed to putting his clients first and helping them in all the ways he can - including tax consulting, accounting and payroll services and by providing wealth building techniques. In his free time, Jose enjoys spending time with family, rooting for the Bears, and keeping up with the latest technology and pc games.

Octavia Flippin, MBA, EA
Tax Advisor
oflippin@taxbeyond.com
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Octavia serves as a Tax Advisor and Enrolled Agent with over twenty years of experience in the tax industry. She has vast experience with tax planning and advising; along with tax preparation for both individual and small business/rental clients.

Octavia started her tax consulting career in 1999, while also working as a Certified Project Manager in the Information Technology field. Within the tax industry, Octavia has also served as an Instructor, Office Leader and District Manager Assistant. Her can-do attitude, enthusiasm for her work, and leadership abilities come together to make Octavia a strong partner for her clients’ tax and financial needs.

Outside of work, Octavia enjoys spending quality time with her young daughter. Some of her other interests include photography, jewelry making, and cooking.

Lillian Gonzalez
Tax Advisor
lgonzalez@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Lillian is a Tax and Business Specialist and has been taking care of clients and preparing individual tax returns for seven years. She loves to build great relationships with all her clients and works hard to make sure her clients receive the best outcome possible. Lillian also has experience managing offices and before that, she worked for the clerk of the circuit court of cook county for twenty-three years. Once she discovered her passion for tax work, she left the clerk’s office and never looked back.

Lillian has been married to her high school sweetheart for thirty-three years and they have three children and one grandson. In her spare time, she loves to travel and watch her favorite baseball team play (GO CUBS!).

Lillian is bilingual and speaks fluent Spanish.

Jessica Guerrero
Tax Advisor
jguerrero@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Jessica is a Tax Consultant with over ten years of experience in the tax industry. Jessica enjoys helping her clients through tax planning, preparation and review. She also works with ITIN applicants. Jessica believes that clients make the best decisions when equipped with all the relevant information and is committed to providing that for them.

Jessica grew up in a small town in Mexico where everyone knew everyone. She is the proud mother of four, loves dogs, enjoys cooking out and volunteers with her church.

Richard A. LaPoint, EA
Tax Advisor
rlapoint@taxbeyond.com
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Dick is a Tax Consultant with eighteen years of experience in the tax industry. In addition to being an Enrolled Agent, Dick has over thirty-five years of investment experience, working with investment managers. He is experienced with sole proprietorships, partnerships, both C and S corporation, trusts and estates, not-for-profit organizations and gift tax returns. Dick is dedicated to building relationships through whatever effort is necessary to meet the client’s tax and business needs.

Dick earned BA and MBA degrees at Dartmouth College and its Amos Tuck Business School. His interest in small businesses began when he was the Advertising Manager and then the Business Manager for the college newspaper. He is a political nerd, a wannabe techie, and an athletic dilletante in his spare time. Dick’s three children are fully grown, and his Grandson is a look-a-like (Dick will show you the comparison pictures).

Midna Noriega
Tax Advisor
mnoriega@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Midna has been a Tax Advisor for over ten years and works with individuals and small businesses. Midna is fluent in both Spanish and English. She enjoys her work because it allows her to play a significant role in the financial lives of her clients. In addition to tax preparation, Midna processes ITIN applications, provides tax planning advice and helps taxpayers seeking resolution with IRS notices and audits. Her background also includes work as a bookkeeper, payroll coordinator, and billing specialist. She is proactive, organized, and pays attention to details!

Midna loves to brain-storm with her clients to come up solutions that help them thrive. She is passionate about the customer service she provides, as she believes in building long-term relationships through empathy and respect.

Midna is a wife, mother of two, grandmother of four and enjoys spending time with her family. In addition, she loves to travel, play games, watch movies and give back to her Latino community.

Claudette Robinson, EA
Tax Advisor
crobinson@taxbeyond.com
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Claudette is a tax advisor with over ten years of experience in the tax industry. Her background includes over twenty years of general accounting, accounts payable, account receivables, payroll, and business management expertise across various industries. Claudette prepares individual, small business, sole proprietor and investment property returns.

Claudette is an Enrolled Agent authorized to represent taxpayers before the IRS. Claudette also has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from National Louis University. She is actively working to become a real estate broker as well.

Originally from Jamaica, Claudette enjoys listening to reggae music, eating cuisine from around the world, traveling, interior decorating, shopping and spending time with friends and family. Client retention is important to her and as such she believes in treating each client with respect and professionalism and providing a great client experience.

Queen E. Teague, EA
Tax Advisor
qteague@taxbeyond.com
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Queen is a Tax Consultant with over thirty-six years of experience. She has instructed tax classes for over twenty-five years. Queen became an Enrolled Agent in 2003 and is also a Notary Public. She provides tax consulting for small businesses and self-employed individuals. Queen also specializes in rental, investment and retirement income, represents clients with tax audits and IRS notices. Queen started her tax career in 1984 and recently joined Tax & Beyond. In addition to her tax career, she spent several years working as an executive secretary at Sears Headquarters. Queen likes to spend time with her husband, daughter, grandchildren and extended family. Playing dominoes, cards and cooking are also some of her favorite things to do.

Angelica Canchola
Tax Advisor
acanchola@manningsilverman.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Livia A. Sanchez
Tax Advisor
lsanchez@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

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