Sandy Burhans

Sandy BurhansSports and Entertainment Group Leader

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With more than 20 years of experience, Sandy Burhans joins ORBA as the Sports and Entertainment Group Leader. Sandy is a trusted advisor regarding income taxes within the professional athlete and entertainment industry. Sandy has direct experience with facilitating her clients’ tax preparation through the complicated “jock tax” spider web. She also has a wealth of knowledge about the leagues, teams and financial advisor relationships. Previously, Sandy spent two decades with a top sports agency that specialized in the NBA and NFL where she handled many client relationships spanning from the athletes’ rookie year to veteran status to retirement.

Sandy puts her clients first, working with them and their financial teams to develop immediate and long-term tax strategies, which minimize tax liabilities and help them meet their financial goals and preserve wealth for a lifetime.

Sandy is currently a member of the firm’s Community Outreach and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committees.

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ORBA Named on America’s Best Tax and Accounting Firms 2023 List by Forbes
ORBA, one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, has been named on the Forbes list of America’s Best Tax and Accounting Firms 2023. This award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.

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ORBA will gladly provide you with hard copies of the useful guides listed below. Select which guides you would like to receive and submit the form below.

  • Tax Pocket Guide
  • Tax Planning Guide
  • Records Retention Schedule
  • Auto, Travel & Business Log

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