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Jacob Dayan, Esq.

CEO & Co-Founder

Jacob Dayan was born and raised in Chicago. After working as a financial analyst in New York City for several years, Jacob returned to The Windy City, co-founding Community Tax in 2010. He’s a licensed attorney in Illinois and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mitchell Hamline School of Law. Jacob has penned articles spanning an array of finance and tax topics, including financial planning, resolution strategy, and more. He has been featured in publications including Yahoo, Accounting Web, and Business2Community.

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