Franklin’s Four Good Reasons To Give Charitably, Aside From Tax Deductions

As I write this, the Senate has passed their version of the tax reform bill, and now we wait for the final version of the bill. The process isn't yet finished (it needs to go through the "reconciliation" process, and the President needs to sign it), but we have some...

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...

Four Key Points If You Find Yourself Owing the IRS Money by Chuck Franklin

For many Greater Columbus Ohio small business owners, and families, it can seem that the government has simply been throwing money around and not paying attention to what is done with it, or collecting what is due.After all, there is a backlog of notices that the IRS...

The NFT Craze, Explained By Chuck Franklin

Events are happening fast in tax world, and we are VERY busy here at Chuck Franklin CPA, LLC. But this is a good thing -- we've been preparing for this season all year, and we love to serve.We knew that there would be unexpected curve balls this year, but "rewriting...

Stimulus Payments, Retirement Account Updates and Tax Changes for Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers

 Chances are good that you or someone you know and love has lost their job recently. You've also probably been touched in some personal way by the actual virus (whether through someone you know, or with whom you keep in touch).This crisis has a steadily-unfolding...

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...

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...

Which Stimulus Payments Are Taxable (and Which Aren’t) For Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers

All over our nation, we're seeing pain.It's overwhelming, as someone who has to communicate to a broad base of Greater Columbus Ohio clients, to even articulate meaningful words about everything that is happening.So ... I'm just doing what I can to sit in the pain of...

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 ......

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...

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!