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What our Clients are saying

Rich has been doing my taxes for about the past 13 years now. Won’t go anywhere else. He is honest, trustworthy and the price is good. Thanks for the great service each and every year!

Lew P.

Establish Greater Profitability and Business EffICIENCY!

Your business’ profitability and operational efficiency are at the center of your business’ success!

Our experience, resources, and attention to detail make our accounting services second-to-none. As an experienced accounting team, we look forward to the opportunity to help transform your business’ financials as we work with you to establish short- and long-term strategies for growth and profitability.

Working with us and enlisting our business services could make all the difference!

Whether you need help starting a business, cleaning up your bookkeeping, setting up QuickBooks, handling payroll, or you crave some much-needed business coaching or other strategic consulting, we have been doing this for years, and stay on top of all of the new regulations to help you take the most advantage possible. Legally, and ethically — and profitably.

We work with our clients in a relational way to help them experience the financial success they desire — whether the business is just an idea, relatively new, or a well-established entity. Whether small, large, or in need of some special attention, we have the experience you need so that you can focus on what your business does best.

 

Instilling Financial Literacy For Kids In Cleveland

Memorial Day weekend can often feel a little disjointed. There we are with our burgers, our pools, our picnics -- all while we are supposedly remembering the sacrifice of so many thousands who laid down their lives in the line of duty for this country, and for the...

A 12-Point Financial Health Check For Cleveland Families And Individuals

We are now fully engaged in our tax "off season" here in Cleveland. But interestingly, this is where the real difference that we can make on behalf of our tax preparation clients is actually made. We're diving into the new tax legislation, and attending classes...

Career Planning Advice From A Cleveland Business Owner

Like me, you've probably heard: "Do what you love, and the money will follow!"Hogwash.Personally, I love lying on the beach, but unless I start looking like a supermodel, there's not much chance of me getting paid for it.What we do get paid for is working like expert...

Financial Mindset Management for Our Cleveland Tax Clients

Based on the history of events over the course of the last few decades (both here in Cleveland and beyond), you might have thought that world events would have slowed down in the last week -- that there could begin to be some sense of normality.But no. This isn't a...

Focus Training For Folks In Cleveland

Now that we're into June, it really does feel like summer is here. The air conditioning kicks in, the days are hotter ... and, if you're like me, "focus" becomes something I have to set myself towards. It doesn't just "happen" -- especially when the days are hot. It...

Rich Rhodes’s IRS Deadline Extension Update

I normally write you a weekly strategy note (or so), but these are NOT normal times, are they?And before I get into what's happening with the IRS deadline -- to separate some of the rumors from the reality -- I first want to check with you:How are you doing? Email me...

Why Procrastination Makes Sense in 2020 For Cleveland Taxpayers

We've had impeachment votes, worldwide pandemics, quarantine-like lockdowns (for the healthy), public police brutality, widespread protests, intense riots, MURDER HORNETS, statues falling, social media anger and now we have a drunken and murderous monkey to top off...

The End of Tax Season, Estimated Taxes, And Unemployment Compensation by Rich Rhodes

I'm still emotionally adjusting to the fact that we just went through 4th of July weekend ... and "tax season" is STILL GOING.I'm thankful for it, because I also know that extending the deadline during this wild, intensely difficult year (for so many) was a rare...

Reflections On The Extended Tax Season By A Local Cleveland Tax Professional

I remember at the end of April 2019 that I felt like it had been one of the wildest tax seasons in memory. The TCJA ("Trump Tax Code") had thrown a ton of curveballs our way, and we were looking forward to implementing tax planning strategies for our Cleveland clients...

Hinckley Tax Service’s 2017 Tax Preparation Checklist

Lots of things have been changing recently -- from Academy Award ratings (they're down), to mortgage rates (which have been rising), to the effective tax rates for most businesses and families in 2018 (which, you may have heard, have changed!). But we here at Hinckley...

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!