Tax Services

When it comes to the world of taxes, preparation and planning go a LONG way. We have the expertise and knowledge you are looking for in a tax professional and can help you navigate your options.

We’re happy to help you with any of these services:

Tax Preparation

Stop missing out on potential deductions that could be saving you big money!

Tax Planning

Real strategies and solutions to help you minimize your IRS liability.

IRS AUDIT Representation

Don’t go it alone! We’re your ally and representative in an IRS audit.

Training Your Heart For Good Financial Stewardship In Greater Columbus Ohio

Working with my Greater Columbus Ohio clients' finances over the years has given me a bit of a crash course in human behavior. Often, I'm floored by the generosity I see displayed by many clients -- even those without significant means. Other times ... well, I think...

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...

5 Tips on How to Become Wealthy in Greater Columbus Ohio

As we continue to keep our eyes on what's happening with the GOP tax reform bill in Washington, we are focusing on an entirely different kind of "tax reform" around here: Tax planning with our smartest Greater Columbus Ohio clients. Because something that is a...

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...

Chuck’s Top 5 Healthy Financial Habits

Yep, here we are in March, and that means that it's GO TIME for taxes. If it takes you a couple weeks to pull things together, and get organized ... well, now is a very good time to start the process.We're here for you with any questions: (614) 734-8359But don't panic...

Chuck Franklin’s Nine Key Questions That Could Affect Your 2019 Tax Bill

Well, here we are into December, the final month of 2019 -- and the final month of this DECADE. A lot sure has changed, for you, for me, and for the world. But before we wax too retrospective, let's sit where we are for a bit.The December holidays are upon us.And it's...

College Is Expensive But Greater Columbus Ohio Families Can Save Big Through These Tax Breaks

What, you think I'm on vacation?Yes, the tax deadline has passed. But we're still available, and handling post-deadline matters for Greater Columbus Ohio clients. But moving along to today's subject: figuring out how to pay for college tuition. Things are...

The Real Risk From An IRS Audit by Chuck Franklin

You see that piece of mail in your mailbox with the IRS letterhead, and a certain fear kicks in.(Unless, of course, you've "been there, done that", and you had us on your side).But the natural fear of what the IRS might be wanting to tell you (the dreaded audit!) can...

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...

COVID-19 Updates For Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers

I hope you're hanging in there. We're LOCKED in, helping our Greater Columbus Ohio clients, and I have a bunch of things to share with you today, based on recent activity.I will say that, between helping clients, and the astonishing rapidity of change, I'm not always...

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!