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Richard Sugar publishes latest article as monthly columnist with Pioneer Press, entitled “Are you ready for some taxes?”

Richard Sugar currently serves as a regular columnist with the Pioneer Press, authoring a monthly column on issues involving money, taxes and the law, entitled, “A Spoonful of Sugar-Tastings of Money, Taxes and the Law.”  Richard’s most recent article, published on May 14, 2015, is entitled “Are you ready for some taxes?”   In the article, Richard discusses the implications of the May 8, 2015 Illinois Supreme Court opinion concerning pension reform under the backdrop of the state’s historically poor stewardship of its budget.  The Pioneer Press is a weekly newspaper published by the Chicago Tribune which customizes editions particular to several Chicago suburban markets.  Richard's column has previously addressed numerous additional topics such as avoiding Ponzi schemes, protecting assets against cyberattacks, applying the law to reproductive technologies, using your name as a luxury brand, comparing sales tax rates of various municipalities in the Chicagoland area and reviewing common estate planning pitfalls encountered by celebrities.