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.

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...

What Cleveland Area Taxpayers Should Know About COVID-Related Scams

Anytime (like now) that there is a rollout of government assistance, we, here in Cleveland, can count on two things:1)    Bumps in the road (it's hard to manage many millions of people needing help)2)    SCAMSI haven't yet heard of any of...

Rich Rhodes’s Tax Extension Breakdown

It's the final full week of tax season, and our office in Cleveland is hopping! But yes, I'm still taking the the time to step away for a moment and write to you, my friend. Lots of business to communicate today, with the deadline of Tuesday, April 17th, right around...

The Important Details of Mortgage Forbearance For Cleveland Taxpayers

Here we are, just out of perhaps the oddest Memorial Day weekend in memory.The summer is here! But it feels like much of our country is still mired in winter. And that feels like it is still the case, no matter the hints of progress against this virus, and no matter...

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...

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...

Filing Late On Taxes? You Might Actually Be Among Cleveland’s Smartest

There are less than two weeks remaining before the tax deadline of April 17th.  Does that startle you? If you're filing late on taxes this year, let's talk. We can easily file an extension on your behalf, and make sure  that your return is handled as advantageously as...

Which Stimulus Payments Are Taxable (and Which Aren’t) For Cleveland Taxpayers

All over our nation, we're seeing pain.It's overwhelming, as someone who has to communicate to a broad base of Cleveland 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 it all with...

Now Is The Time For An Estate Plan For Cleveland Taxpayers

Right now, it's almost impossible to escape the conflict, the noise, and the shaming over various cultural decisions we're having to make. Lockdowns, schooling, more economic stimulus, elections, vaccines -- it's all enough to drive you crazy if you pay close...

Stimulus Payments, Retirement Account Updates and Tax Changes for Cleveland 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...

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!