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...

Tax Deadline Rumors And Planning For Corona Virus byChuck Franklin

Hello, my friend. The world has shifted under our feet.With the barrage of media, medical, and economic news flying at us, I want to stay in my lane today.You don't need more medical advice, you don't need tips on working from home (at least today -- I might share...

Chuck Franklin’s 2019 Tax Documents List

The new decade is finally in full swing.With big holidays the last couple weeks, you might be like me -- this week is when the real work begins. The work of doing something NOW to start in on those goals for the year.As I recently wrote: it's not about the goals ......

Chuck Franklin’s Annual Holiday Prayer

Congress has been busy.They're home for the holidays, but before they left, they passed a flurry of bills that you might be interested in.Oh, and yes ... the House impeached the President. There is also that. I make no comment about that, but I DID want you to see...

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...

Preparing a Disaster Plan In Greater Columbus Ohio

All of our hearts are with Houston, and the areas surrounding that have been devastated in the past few days. It feels a bit like Katrina did, though the true measure of the disaster is still yet to be understood (as in New Orleans). What *is* clear is that many...

Six Common Ways Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers Receive IRS Audits

With the tax deadline bearing down on us, I thought I'd touch base today, to give you some thoughts on what could get you into hot water THIS tax season. And, well, really any tax season. Now ... sometimes, Greater Columbus Ohio clients come to us from other Greater...

Key Tips For Greater Columbus Ohio Newlyweds On Marriage and Taxes

Do you know what the number one month is for weddings? Check today's date and there it is: June.With that fact in mind, I'm not sure where you currently fall on the wedding spectrum...Are many of your friends getting married? Are your friends' kids getting married?...

Six Key Year-End Tax Moves That Greater Columbus Ohio Folks Should Consider

Do you see that train barrelling towards the station? The one with "2018" all over it? This calendar year is about to change in under three weeks, and most people I know couldn't be happier about the fact.But what that means for our Greater Columbus Ohio clients and...

Greater Columbus Ohio Folks With Student Loans, Or Who Take An RMD, You’ve Got To Read This

It feels to me that we're all in need of some good news.I have some great news for the young (ish) and the old (ish), but before I get there, I'd like to encourage EVERY person who is reading this:Keep your head in the game.Yes -- we can so easily get caught up in...

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!