The Value of Specialized Knowledge For Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers Dealing With The IRS

We hear from clients, Greater Columbus Ohio business owners and families all the time who are facing a MOUNTAIN of stress over their finances.Because the fact of the matter is that when you are facing IRS debt, you're likely also facing many other kinds of debt.But...

Chuck Franklin’s Guide For Choosing An Executor Of Your Estate Plan

We love what we do. I'm not sure if it's always obvious, but perhaps you can take a cue from the fact that I take the time to post you these sorts of notes on a regular basis, if not by other factors. We love this stuff, and consequently, we work hard for our Greater...

Chuck Franklin’s Four Keys To Focus And Building Momentum in 2021

It seems so long ago (it was only last week) that we were cueing the fireworks and celebrating leaving 2020 in the rearview.But after all of the events of the past week, it seems wise that we might adjust to the fact that the world around us is not what it might have...

Chuck Franklin’s Three Simple Steps For Better Information Security Management

Unless you're a Patriots fan, the Super Bowl sure was a snoozefest, eh? The snarky tweets were in full force, and there were many sad bettors who might want to check this out (unless, of course, they just want to let us handle it for them, which is always wise).Even...

Tax Planning Strategies For Greater Columbus Ohio Individuals and Families

As a planner, I hate speculation. I would much rather plan for what I can control, and harvest the fruits without surprise. And that's exactly what we do with our Greater Columbus Ohio clients -- at least with those who are smart enough to take us up on it -- we PLAN...

Debunking Estate Plan Myths For Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers (Part 2)

We're diving in, with sleeves rolled up, with a bunch of our Greater Columbus Ohio area tax preparation clients in creating the best tax return possible for their 2020.Get on our list here: http://calendly.com/chuck-franklinBut here at Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC we're...

Chuck Franklin’s Guidelines for Setting Financial Goals You Can Keep

Just like last week, this week straddles the holidays, and so regular routines are still a little choppy, probably, for you.And here at Team Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC, we're working HARD on end-of-year moves for various Greater Columbus Ohio clients, as I write this,...

2018 Tax Reform Update And A Holiday Prayer from Chuck

Well, we seem to have a final tax plan in place, and if everything goes according to what Capitol Hill watchers say, it should pass both the House and Senate this week, and be signed into law by President Trump. And my, oh my, are there changes. One that I should...

Chuck Franklin’s Tips For Using Credit Cards And Avoiding Credit Card Debt

Do you remember that old Visa commercial? It had quite a run during sporting events about a decade ago ... everything in the restaurant/market is running smoothly -- chefs are shipping up meals, customers are moving in an orderly fashion, credit card payments are...

Tax and Financial Planning for Multi-Generational Caretaking for Greater Columbus Ohio Families

Say it with me: four more weeks. Four more weeks until this crazy election cycle is behind us and we can all return to normal here in Greater Columbus Ohio.Except, well, if it isn't. With the way that 2020 has been going, we might as well emotionally prepare for that...

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!