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Jordan M. Goodman, Esq., CPA

JORDAN M. GOODMAN is a partner with the law firm of Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered, where he co-chairs the firm’s state and local tax practice and is a member of the firm’s executive committee. Jordan plans for and resolves state and local tax controversies for multistate and multinational corporations. He advises businesses in various industries on the tax ramifications and benefits of certain organizational structures. He has also successfully resolved state tax controversies in virtually every state. Jordan has lectured on numerous state and local tax topics before business and professional associations, including the Council on State Taxation, the Tax Executives Institute, the Chicago Tax Club, Georgetown University Institute on State and Local Taxation, the National Institute Symposium, and annual meetings for CPAmerica and AGN International. In addition, Mr. Goodman has created and presented accredited state and local tax seminars throughout the country. Mr. Goodman has also been recognized as an “Illinois Super Lawyer” by his clients and peers. Mr. Goodman is a member of the Editorial Boards for The Journal of Multistate Taxation and CCH State Tax Income Alert. Jordan is also a contributing editor to Commerce Clearing House’s State Tax Report. Mr. Goodman is author of the chapters entitled Other State Taxes and Unclaimed Property in Illinois Institute of Continued Legal Education’s Illinois Taxes and co-author of the chapter entitled Illinois Income Tax Considerations for the publication Organizing and Advising Illinois Businesses. He is also co-author of the Tax Management Multistate Tax portfolios entitled Sales and Use Taxes: The Machinery and Equipment Exemption, Illinois Income Tax, and Illinois Sales and Use Tax. Mr. Goodman has also authored the chapter entitled Illinois Sales and Use Tax in the American Bar Association's Sales and Use Tax Handbook and multiple articles on the unitary business principle, non-business income, apportionment irregularities, and situsing of services for income and sales tax purposes. He received his B.S. in Accounting with high honors from Indiana University and his J.D. from the University of Illinois. Mr. Goodman is also a Certified Public Accountant.