Get Ready to Deal with Income Taxes

Get Ready to Deal with Income Taxes

OSU to offer eight two-day schools focused on helping individuals and small businesses to prepare and file income taxes.

Ohio State University Extension will offer eight OSU Income Tax Schools across Ohio from Nov. 9 through Dec. 10. These two-day schools are designed for those who have some experience preparing and filing federal and state tax returns for individuals and small businesses. Instruction will focus on federal tax law changes and on the issues that tax preparers may encounter in 2011 returns. The schools also will include an Ohio income tax update.

Participants in the Tax Schools will receive the 2011 RIA Federal Tax Handbook and the2010 National Income Tax Workbook (including a searchable CD containing the 2004-2010 workbook) prepared by the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation especially for the income tax schools held in Ohio and 30 other states. The National Income Tax Workbook is available only as a part of the tax school registration. 

Also sponsored by Ohio State University's Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, instructors will explain and interpret tax regulations and recent changes in tax laws at these schools. Continuing education credit for accountants, enrolled agents, attorneys, and certified financial planners will be offered.

The preregistration fee for each workshop is $350. The fee includes all materials, lunches and refreshments. The first day program begins at 9 a.m. and adjourns at 5 p.m.; the second day resumes at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 4 p.m. 

In addition, a two-hour ethics session will be offered at three of the tax school locations (Kent, Columbus and Lima) during the first evening of these three schools from 5:15-7:15 p.m.  The registration fee for the ethics workshop is $60 per person. 

Complete workshop information for the eight OSU Income Tax Schools and the three ethics workshops can be found at www.incometaxschools.osu.edu, where a downloadable registration form as well as online registration also is available. More information is available by contacting Warren Lee, Ohio Income Tax Schools coordinator, at 614-292-6308 or [email protected]

The tax school dates and locations are as follows:

Kent - Nov. 9-10
Kent State University Student Center
Summit Street
Kent, Ohio  44242

Columbus - Nov. 15-16
Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center
10561 Sawmill Parkway
Powell, Ohio  43065

Fremont - Nov. 17-18
Ole Zim's Wagonshed
1375 State Route 590
Gibsonburg, Ohio  43431

Dayton - Nov. 22-23
Presidential Banquet Center
4548 Presidential Way
Dayton, Ohio  45429

Ashland - Nov. 30-Dec. 1
Convocation Center, Ashland University
820 Claremont Ave.
Ashland, Ohio  44805

Chillicothe - Dec. 2-3
Ross County Service Center
475 Western Avenue
Chillicothe, Ohio  45601

Lima - Dec. 7-8
Veterans' Memorial Civic and Convention Center
7 Towne Square
Lima, Ohio  45801

Zanesville - Dec. 9-10
Ohio University-Zanesville Branch Campus Center
1425 Newark Road
Zanesville, Ohio  43701

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