Summer Chaos, Total Eclipse and Franklin’s Key Reminders

How was your TOTAL ECLIPSE experience? Did you get to see the totality? Did you travel for it? Would love to hear about your experience. Well, the world is still standing, even after all of the chaos that we've been experiencing as a nation. Social media remains an...

Tax Paperwork Checklist

These days, I'm often glad that it's our busy tax filing season, so that I have an easy excuse when political conversations are happening: Oh THAT [crazy new political story]? Huh, didn't see it -- I'm too busy with tax season. With all of the chaos out there, the...

Will a Trump Tax Cut (or Raise) Affect You in Greater Columbus Ohio?

There's a lot of chatter around Washington and the media (at least the media which cares about such things) about a tax cut, and whether or not the Trump administration is actually going to do anything of substance in this area. And, of course, there's talk about tax...

Chuck Franklin’s Tax Extension Breakdown

It's the final full week of tax season, and our office in Greater Columbus Ohio is hopping! But yes, I'm still taking the the time to step away for a moment and write to you, my friend. Lots of business to communicate today, with the deadline of Tuesday, April...

Hurricanes, Tax Deadlines in Greater Columbus Ohio and Data Breaches

Our hearts and prayers continue with Houston, and with those in the path or wake of the western wildfires. And now, of course with the entire state of Florida. Fortunately, some of the most dire Irma scenarios did not play out, but we are still dealing with a storm...

How Much Do I Owe The IRS? Chuck Franklin Can Help You Get Information From The IRS Discreetly

There is a lot of fear and angst in our culture these days. Sparked by tragic current events, as well as a general sense of disjointedness in our culture. But for many who might be reading this, there is another one that might be lurking latent beneath these other...

Building a Better Personal Network In Greater Columbus Ohio

We work a great deal with asset sheets and financial numbers for our Greater Columbus Ohio clients. We're always on the hunt for ways that we can minimize tax burdens and be strategic about every available resource on behalf of the Greater Columbus Ohio families and...

3 More Reasons Why More Greater Columbus Ohio Families Don’t Have Estate Plans

The Winter Olympics are finished and we are fully immersed in our tax preparation process. We've been enjoying the opportunity to reconnect with so many longtime friends from Greater Columbus Ohio who trust us with their most sensitive financial details -- and we...

Get Lower Taxes: 4 Last-Minute Tax Moves For Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers

The first round of holiday festivities are behind us, and the nation turns its eyes to Washington DC to see if this December will be festive or glum. Well ... perhaps that's an exaggeration. Most of us don't take our cues from DC! Either way, this season marking the...

2018 Tax Refunds Have You Confused? Chuck Franklin Provides Clarity

We are cranking along with tax return preparation here at Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC, and there are some interesting things that you should know about from Tax Land (that wild, scintillating world that it is). Look -- it is our J-O-B to handle this junk so you don't have...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!