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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.

Common Sense Taxpayer Information Security for Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC Clients

We're gearing up for tax season around here, already beginning to help certain Greater Columbus Ohio clients get their returns ready for filing (yes, this early) when the IRS begins allowing receipt of electronically-filed returns on the 29th of this month. And while...

5 Tips on How to Become Wealthy in Greater Columbus Ohio

As we continue to keep our eyes on what's happening with the GOP tax reform bill in Washington, we are focusing on an entirely different kind of "tax reform" around here: Tax planning with our smartest Greater Columbus Ohio clients. Because something that is a...

Is Your State Broke? Chuck Franklin Analyzes State Tax Revenue Sources

With national events continuing as they are, here at Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC, we're finding ourselves locking into "go mode" ... again. It's unusual for us to be in this mode smack in the middle of June, but this year has not been ... usual. This is because the tax...

A Powerful Example of Tax Planning For Greater Columbus Ohio Families And Individuals

It's wild to think that there are only four more months in 2019.As we get older, time sure does fly. And unfortunately, many get stuck in a rut from year to year. Specifically related to taxes -- many do not look at, or even think about, their tax situation until...

2019 Tax Planning and Almost Completely True Facts About Chuck Franklin

Yes, here I am again -- and yes, I know the W-2's haven't arrived, and you might not have begun to really think about little ol' Chuck Franklin and your taxes yet. But today I want to offer you some reasons why ... well, you should.In fact, there are LOTS of good...

A Guardian Plan For The Unexpected by Chuck Franklin

This is the week the real work begins. The IRS started electronically accepting returns on Monday (the 27th), and our offices have already been hopping.As I've mentioned before, it's a GREAT idea, this year of all years, to get a jump on your taxes. I won't rehash all...

Third Stimulus Package Update For All Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers

Despite what you might think, being a tax accountant is NEVER boring.We have all kinds of fun amusements that keep us going.We play little games like: "Guess The New Tax Law That Will Change Returns That Have Already Been Filed" -- catchy title, I know, and we get to...

The Looming IRS Debt Apocalypse Facing Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers

It doesn't take a genius to look around and predict that economic catastrophes are still coming.Yelp recently issued a report which revealed that as of August 31, there were 163,735 businesses who indicated on Yelp that they had closed -- a 23% increase since...

How To File An Appeal With The IRS by Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC

Flipping through mail shouldn't deliver anxiety -- only coupons and Amazon packages.But when you come across an envelope from the IRS, a little panic is perfectly understandable.No matter the contents of that envelope, know you have a right, as a citizen of the United...

Trump’s Tax Returns Are Not The Real Story by Chuck Franklin

Like many things political, one of the best ways to look at the tempest of the day is analytical bemusement. This is (always) especially true when it comes to tax issues.And I might have a take today that could surprise you. I am not interested in getting into...

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!