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.

Rich Rhodes’ Tax Checklist for Cleveland Taxpayers

Every year within the independent tax and accounting business community here in Cleveland (and on various online channels), we have a little fun laughing at the newest TurboTax or Block commercials. Last year, it was "all people are tax people". This year, they're...

Buying vs Renting in Cleveland: A Few Considerations

The longest day of the year (Sunday the 20th) is next week, the official start of summer. We're taking our cues from the season and steadily working through extensions and year-round planning moves.AND we're also finding ourselves helping some Cleveland people who...

3 More Reasons Why More Cleveland Families Don’t Have Estate Plans

The Winter Olympics are finished and we are fully immersed in our tax preparation process. We've been enjoying the opportunity to reconnect with so many longtime friends from Cleveland who trust us with their most sensitive financial details -- and we don't take that...

Rich Rhodes’ 4 Keys For How To Gain Financial Independence

In our digitally saturated age, it takes somebody with an iron will to not be impacted by the environment around us. There is a sense of impending doom among some of my Cleveland clients, a weight of cultural fissure and confusion. More and more think pieces are...

Nine Crucial Questions To Prepare Cleveland Taxpayers For Their 2020 Taxes

First some important reminders for all Cleveland taxpayers, then I have a bunch of questions to which I'd like you to respond...Depending on when you read this, the October 15th tax return extension deadline (for families and individuals) is either VERY close, or just...

Big Earned Income Tax Credit Changes for all Cleveland Filers in 2021

I have to apologize to all of my Cleveland clients for the sheer volume of tax-centric writing I've been doing the last few weeks and months.Normally, I like to write on other topics (in addition to the tax-related stuff) ... but I cannot emphasize enough how...

The New Stimulus Update and Tax Issues for Cleveland Filers

The "American Rescue Plan" has been finalized. And there are things about the new stimulus update our Cleveland clients should know.While I normally write weekly, there is information in this strategy note that you need to know about now that might even impact how you...

What Cleveland 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...

Debunking Estate Plan Myths For Cleveland Taxpayers (Part 2)

We're diving in, with sleeves rolled up, with a bunch of our Cleveland area tax preparation clients in creating the best tax return possible for their 2020.Get on our list here: https://hinckleytaxservice.com/%E2%80%8B/schedule-a-call/But here at Hinckley Tax Service...

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...

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!

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