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Abraham H B.

Chicago, IL


CPA, Accounting, Taxation and Quickbooks

4.9 average from 111 ratings
Very knowledgeable tutor!
— Kit, Chicago, IL on 6/11/16

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Roosevelt University, Chicago
Loyola University School of Law, Chicago


Roosevelt University, Chicago (CPA BSBA ACCTG)

Loyola University School of Law, Chicago (Master's)

About Abraham H

I have been a public accountant for over 30 years. My focus has been in financial accounting and taxation. I am also experienced in setting up automated accounting systems. I currently work with Quickbooks. I am a QB Pro Advisor, through this program I am able to stay current with Quickbooks products. I have also been an adjunct professor of accounting at a number of local colleges in Chicago. My expertise is in Financial Accounting and Taxation. I have taught Cost and Managerial Accounting as well.

Teaching is my first love, I may sound arrogant, but I am able to breakdown complex concepts and explain them to others. My favorite teaching style can be described as Socratic. I break subjects down into parts, and answer questions with very specific questions. My goal is to teach the material so it may be utilized in future studies. I try to leave my students with tools to create new knowledge instead of just memorizing material. The study of Accounting is cumulative, everything learned in the past is fair game in the future.

Don't worry, before I choose my teaching method, I listen very carefully to what my students are telling me. I can usually hone in on what is really bothering them. From there I develop my teaching method.

As a public accountant I have learned that it is very important to discover my clients interests. Once we connect via our interests, we are able to connect in solving business problems. The same is true with teaching.

Finally, as I mentioned above I try to connect through common interests. In addition to accounting I have a masters degree from the Loyola University School of Law in Chicago. I am a licensed EMT-B (Illinois) and I am a certified CPR instructor for the American Heart Association. I am trying to teach myself how to fly remote control helicopters and I have a great family.

I am not boring. When you are considering a tutor please think of me.

Thank you.
I have been a public accountant for over 30 years. My focus has been in financial accounting and taxation. I am also experienced in setting up automated accounting systems. I currently work with Read more

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Travels within 30 miles of Chicago, IL 60645
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"Very knowledgeable tutor!"

- Kit, Chicago, IL on 6/11/16

"Super Helpful"

- Adam, Hinsdale, IL on 6/2/16

"Very patient!"

- Sonia, Chicago, IL on 5/31/16

"Great teacher!"

- Jane, Chicago, IL on 4/16/16

"Excellent tutor"

- Leyla, San Francisco, CA on 4/12/16

"Very knowledgable and helpful!"

- Nancy, Chicago, IL on 3/23/16

"Knowledgeable and patient"

- Stephanie, Philadelphia, PA on 3/21/16

"I'd rather have a tutor than a teacher"

- Alexandria, Chicago, IL on 3/17/16

"Very professional"

- Steffani, Braintree, MA on 3/16/16

"Very Knowledgeable"

- Trent, Snohomish, WA on 2/27/16

"Online tutoring is worth it with Abe"

- Nadine, Buffalo, NY on 2/23/16

"Abe knows his stuff"

- John, Chicago, IL on 2/9/16

"Exceeded my expectations"

- Kimberly, Las Vegas, NV on 2/5/16

"Knowledge and patient tutor"

- Saab, Lincolnwood, IL on 12/17/15

"Knowledgeable Tutor"

- Kimberly, Chicago, IL on 11/27/15


- Danny, Naperville, IL on 8/21/15

"Best Tutor I've Ever Had!"

- Reid, Wilmette, IL on 8/14/15

"Very knowledgeable and patient. Loves to teach and figure out tough problems."

- Murtaza, Carrollton, TX on 7/23/15

"The BEST!"

- Tiffany, Scottsdale, AZ on 7/19/15

"Extremely knowledgeable about business practices. Abe quickly addressing our problems and helping us service our internal and external customers faster."

- Jeff, Villa Park, IL on 7/14/15

"Helpful and Innovative in Approach"

- Niky, Chicago, IL on 6/29/15

"Finance statistic"

- Myroslava, Chicago, IL on 6/10/15

"Great tutor w/ a passion for teaching accounting to all levels"

- Alex, Chicago, IL on 3/2/15

"Reviewing lesson with Abe H.B."

- Elaine, Chicago, IL on 12/25/14

"Best Tutor I Have Ever Had!"

- Kristine, Chicago, IL on 8/11/14

"QuickBooks Tutor"

- John, Wilmette, IL on 7/26/14

"Good Knowledge"

- Jeremy, Highland Park, IL on 7/24/14

"Abe is an Excellent Tutor"

- Patti, La Grange Park, IL on 7/13/14

"All-Around Good Accounting Tutor"

- Rosalie and Carter, Winnetka, IL on 6/24/14

"Abraham is a Lifesaver!"

- CB, Chicago, IL on 5/30/14

"Good Teacher"

- Joshua, Elmwood Park, IL on 5/9/14
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As a CPA, managing my own accounting and tax practice, I am involved in all aspects of the accounting cycle.

I am also an experienced adjunct instructor of financial, managerial and tax accounting.

I am a patient and enthusiastic tutor. I believe that you will enjoy working with me.


As CPA in public Practice I am afforded a box seat to assist in the creation of a new business. My professional experience includes but is not limited to, working with not-for-profit organizations, real estate investment companies, medical offices and light manufacturing.

I work with smaller clients offering soup-to-nuts solutions. At times I am involved from time an idea is seeded, financed and operations are in full swing. At times I oversee dissolutions as well.

I have prepared reports specific to bank and investor needs, tax returns and reports for regulatory agencies.

I enjoy interacting with clients and revel in the moments when I get see the fruits my labor.


I have been using QuickBooks in my own CPA practice for 25 years. I have a great deal of experience with program installation, company setup and training clients in the use of QuickBooks.

I am a member of the Intuit Quickbooks Pro Advisor Program.

As a CPA my training is infused with accounting concepts and customization of company financial statements.

I have found that training sessions should be limited to a maximum of two hours. Anything more creates mind drift.

I understand the IT side and the accounting side, still a unique combination of skills.

Tax Preparation

I am a CPA with over 35 years of experience all in public practice. I have been managing my own practice for over 25 years. Most of my work revolves around tax planning and research, preparation of financial reports culminating with the preparation of federal and state income tax returns.

I was part of a team of tax instructors at Oakton Community College; I was instructor for their Enrolled Agent's Review Program. I taught the individual tax section. I have been consulting on and preparing, Corporation, S Corp, Partnership and LLC tax returns through out my career.

My experience includes organization of all sorts of legal entities in accordance with regulations administered through the Office of the Secretary of State of Illinois. Preparation of state sales tax and payroll tax returns. Responding to notices from taxing agencies and representation of clients before the Internal Revenue Service.

Roosevelt University, Chicago
Loyola University School of Law, Chicago


Roosevelt University, Chicago (CPA BSBA ACCTG)

Loyola University School of Law, Chicago (Master's)

Very knowledgeable tutor! — He was teaching me how to use the QuickBooks. He answered all my questions that I needed. For that reason, we will have our next session for the next week. ...

— Kit, Chicago, IL on 6/11/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Abraham H will travel within 30 miles of Chicago, IL 60645.