Tax Services

When it comes to the world of taxes, preparation and planning go a LONG way. We have the expertise and knowledge you are looking for in a tax professional and can help you navigate your options.

We’re happy to help you with any of these services:

Tax Preparation

Stop missing out on potential deductions that could be saving you big money!

Tax Planning

Real strategies and solutions to help you minimize your IRS liability.

IRS AUDIT Representation

Don’t go it alone! We’re your ally and representative in an IRS audit.

Chuck Franklin’s Three Big Tax Scams And How To Beware

Now we're cooking with gas.After weeks of reports that refunds were down, last week's data from the IRS shows a new trend. Although overall quantity of refunds are down, now the average refund is up 1.9%. After so many headlines to the contrary, I suppose that...

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...

Chuck Franklin’s 2018 Tax Preparation Checklist

Yes, you *thought* 2017 was in the rearview mirror, didn't you? Well, not for the IRS it isn't. That's because, as you probably know, we are now beginning the process of doing what we do best: effectively, legally, and ethically reporting our clients' financial lives...

Chuck Franklin’s Five Key Long-Term Financial Goals

It's helpful to have long-term financial goals at which to aim. But the problem is that there is just SO MUCH financial advice to be had on ye olde World Wide Web that cutting through the noise and finding simple targets is difficult. So, that's what I'm here to...

The Joys Of Providing Professional Tax Services To Greater Columbus Ohio

Well, our primary work for this tax season in Greater Columbus Ohio has just about wrapped up. But notice I said "primary", there ... you see, unlike some professional tax services in Greater Columbus Ohio, we make it a point to do a bit more than simply "fill out...

Don’t Wait Until April To Let Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC Provide IRS Tax Debt Relief

Here we are in the fall, and the pace of life has clearly accelerated for most families in Greater Columbus Ohio. Even if you don't have school-aged children, there's just something about this season that increases the intensity for everyone. Maybe it's just football...

A 12-Point Financial Health Check For Greater Columbus Ohio Families And Individuals

We are now fully engaged in our tax "off season" here in Greater Columbus Ohio. But interestingly, this is where the real difference that we can make on behalf of our tax preparation clients is actually made. We're diving into the new tax legislation, and attending...

Chuck Franklin’s Take On Bad Predictions By Experts

Well, we're staring into the fresh light of 2019 -- and that means that we can now take a good, dispassionate look back at our progress towards what we were aiming for in 2018. Which leads to the big question: How was your 2018?I often believe that reviewing your year...

Six Steps To Debt Recovery By Chuck Franklin

Our hearts are with the Carolinas, and with the cleanup process that is just beginning over there. With all of the the flooding that is hampering efforts to get in and even evaluate the damage, we know this will be a long road to recovery.The slow onset of these...

Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC Explains Why You Might Qualify for the EITC

Every year, Greater Columbus Ohio taxpayers like you venture into the wild frontier known as tax season.And if today's "wild frontier" is outer space (sure seems the case), then I want you to view the Internal Revenue Service as the bright shining star in our solar...

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!