How To Manage Money For Greater Columbus Ohio Millennials

I'll tell you what... The month of May is beginning to look a lot like December. Definitely not because it's cold out there, but with so much "end of school year" stuff happening these days, from graduation parties (ranging from pre-k "graduations" all the way up...

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...

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...

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...

Execution Is Everything When It Comes To The Success Of An Idea For Greater Columbus Ohio Small Businesses

We're digging into the new guidance from the IRS re: the 20% deduction for Qualified Business Income (section 199A), and we're excited to begin planning around these rules on behalf of our Greater Columbus Ohio business owner clients.What the IRS has done is offer...

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...

Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC’s thoughts on Healthy Skepticism in light of the 2020 Election

Believe it or not, we're very busy around here.While the nation's eyes are fixated on political things, we're spending our days working hard on behalf of our clients right here in Greater Columbus Ohio (and beyond, of course), talking through tax-advantaged financial...

Tax-Smart Ways to Run a Savvy Greater Columbus Ohio Side Hustle

I'm so old, I still remember the days when "hashtags" were only about a particular button on your phone.Yep, the world has shifted massively underfoot. You know it; we all know it.And one of the developments we've all seen is the proliferation of news feed gurus,...

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...

What Greater Columbus Ohio Landlords And Tenants Should Know About The CDC Eviction Stay

Floating under the radar during so much NOISE the past couple weeks ... the CDC announced a halt to evictions for renters, and that starts THIS WEEK.I have some guidance today for you about what that means (and what it doesn't), but a couple other things first, before...

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!