Cathy Cheng, CPA, MST


Cathy joined the Firm in 2000 with more than 10 years of Big Four firm experience having been at KPMG and Ernst & Young. Cathy specializes in individual, corporate and partnership taxation advising many of the firm’s high net worth individuals and business clients, particularly law firms. Having developed the firm’s client accounting services (CAS) program and being a master of debits and credits, Cathy works with many of the firm’s clients to help them improve their accounting processes and procedures.

Cathy is a member of the AICPA and IL CPA Society.

An aspiring baker and chef (ask her about her latest Asian-infused dish). A nature lover at heart, Cathy frequents remote places and National Parks. While many soak up the sun in their free time, Cathy has returned multiple times to Alaska and hopes to one day visit Antarctica.

Areas of Expertise:

  • REIT / Time-share / Real Estate Taxation
  • Business Consulting & Advisory
  • Individual Taxation
  • Client Accounting Services

Our partners and staff are committed to quality, it is the cornerstone of everything we do. We take pride in establishing long-lasting client relationships and receiving new client
referrals. We are known for innovative thinking and accuracy; our answers are creative, well researched, and correct.


We are proactive in our approach and bring a wealth of expertise to each client relationship. Because most of our partners are also teachers, having taught at local universities or professional societies and various forums, we are up to date on tax law issues and we bring the most current information to each engagement.


We take pride in our availability. We are there for our clients, in person and when and where they need us. Because the engagement team remains the same, you will talk to someone who knows your individual situation and understands your concerns each time you call. Our partners are ultimately involved in all aspects of each engagement and do not merely act as figurehead leaders.


Because we are a medium-sized firm, we take pride in our ability to tailor our services to meet your specific needs. We recognize that each engagement is unique and we thoroughly investigate each situation to provide a customized approach.

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