For Individuals

College Financial Planning

How Can You Pay for Your Kid to go to College, Spend and Save as You Are Now, and Increase the Amount of Money You have for Retirement?

Elder Care Financial Care

Finally… Worry Free Financial Management for Your Aging Parent or Family Member.

Estate Planning Done Right

Make Sure Your Family Transitions Prepare Your Children and Your Family for Financial Freedom.

COVID-19 Updates For Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers

I hope you're hanging in there. We're LOCKED in, helping our Greater Columbus Ohio clients, and I have a bunch of things to share with you today, based on recent activity.I will say that, between helping clients, and the astonishing rapidity of change, I'm not always...

What Do I Need To File My Taxes For 2019? Here’s Chuck Franklin’s Checklist

Oh, you thought that calendar on your phone was accurate, did you? You thought 2018 was DONE WITH. OVER. (Hurrah)?Whoops. The fact is that over the following weeks and months, you will be reliving all of your financial decisions from 2018 while we put together your...

Focus Training For Folks In Greater Columbus Ohio

Now that we're into June, it really does feel like summer is here. The air conditioning kicks in, the days are hotter ... and, if you're like me, "focus" becomes something I have to set myself towards. It doesn't just "happen" -- especially when the days are hot. It...

IRS Form 4852: Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC Explains the Substitute for the W-2

 Word on the tax professional "street" is that tax filing numbers are down across the board so far. That is from data released by software providers (though this year, of all years, I simply don't understand why somebody would use software), as well as overall...

Let’s Talk About Your Business…

See, relative to their income, the rich are frugal. They save and invest. They spend less than 65% of their take-home pay on day-to-day expenses.

Read This Before Trusting Your Tax Filing To A Greater Columbus Ohio Tax Professional

Listen, I know how hard it is to move from one tax professional to another.Which is why I would like to take a minute here to address YOU, if you are someone who hasn't yet made the decision to use our services.After all, we've helped many Greater Columbus Ohio...

Chuck Franklin’s Year-End Moves To Save on Your 2019 Taxes

Only THREE weeks left in 2019, my friend.What will you do to finish strong?One good idea (if you haven't yet done so), is to send me the answers to these questions by shooting us an email through the button at the top of the page.Your answers will help us to know...

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...

Chuck Franklin Clears Up Confusion Around The Stimulus Checks

Well, over the weekend, the President signed the big new stimulus bill, and we have been poring over the details ever since.Bear with us ... it is MASSIVE.But it's also full of great benefits for Greater Columbus Ohio families and business owners (even those with a...

Chuck Franklin’s Key Points On How To Make Sound Financial Decisions (Part 2)

We just wrapped up all the extension returns for TY2017, and can finally place our gaze SQUARELY at what's ahead.Which is a funny thing to say, because, well ... for too many of our clients, we are continuously looking backwards -- simply because they haven't worked...

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!