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 ......

Do Not Procrastinate Tax Filling In 2020 by Chuck Franklin

Have you met with us yet?The Super Bowl and the Oscars are over. The IRS has been accepting electronically filed returns for a couple weeks now.Which means, well ... it's about to get real. We are getting busy around here at Team Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC.Which is why I...

Chuck Franklin’s Tax Savings Strategies Stop Loaning The Government Your Money

The government doesn't need a loan from you... that's what the Federal Reserve is for. That said, the most recent Treasury statement shows that the Feds collected a record $1,143,141,000,000 in individual income taxes through the first eight months of fiscal 2018 --...

Chuck Franklin’s To-Do List If You Can’t Pay All Your Taxes

Some of our Greater Columbus Ohio clients are STILL pulling their paperwork -- which is understandable during this donkey of a year, and with all of the new complications.But sadly, ye olde IRS isn't extending any payment grace in a couple weeks. (I say "sadly", but...

Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC COVID-19 Policy

Until further notice.This is a busy, fearful and unprecedented time of the year for all of us. We are in your corner, even still.Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, our office has stopped seeing clients face to face, until further notice. We will continue to accept...

Chuck Franklin’s 2017 Tax Planning Guide

The third quarter of 2017 is officially behind us, and we are moving into the final portion of our year. The NFL is in full swing, school is back, and life begins to barrel at all of us in new ways. Believe it or not, the holidays are around the corner! (In fact,...

Four Simple Steps To Increase Productivity In Greater Columbus Ohio

First of all, our hearts are with Sutherland Springs, TX. What a senseless, terrible tragedy for that community, and our nation. Words fail. +++ But as difficult as it is to "move on" from the remembrance of such things, our nation continues along with the arguments...

An Important Update For Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers On IRS Notices

Even as a Greater Columbus Ohio tax professional, when I get a letter from the IRS addressed to my business (or, worse, to my home), I share with you that feeling of initial trepidation: what fresh hell will I now have to deal with?More often than not, it's something...

Will a Trump Tax Cut (or Raise) Affect You in Greater Columbus Ohio?

There's a lot of chatter around Washington and the media (at least the media which cares about such things) about a tax cut, and whether or not the Trump administration is actually going to do anything of substance in this area. And, of course, there's talk about tax...

2018 Tax Refunds Have You Confused? Chuck Franklin Provides Clarity

We are cranking along with tax return preparation here at Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC, and there are some interesting things that you should know about from Tax Land (that wild, scintillating world that it is). Look -- it is our J-O-B to handle this junk so you don't have...

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!