by: David Marrison, OSU Extension Educator & Interim Director for OSU Income Tax School
OSU Extension is pleased to be offering the 49th Annual OSU Income Tax Schools at eight locations across Ohio in November and December. These two-day schools are designed for individuals 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 2012 preparing tax returns. Highly qualified instructors will explain and interpret tax regulations and recent changes in tax laws.
The tax school locations are as follows:
Columbus – November 13-14
Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center (10561 Sawmill Parkway, Powell, OH 43065)
Fremont – November 15-16
Ole Zim’s Wagonshed (1375 State Route 590, Gibsonburg, OH 43431)
Kent – November 19-20
Kent State University-Student Center (Summit Street, Kent, OH 44242)
Dayton – November 27-28
Presidential Banquet Center (4548 Presidential Way, Kettering, OH 45429)
Ashland – Nov. 29-30
Ashland University-Convocation Center (820 Claremont Avenue, Ashland, OH 44805)
Lima – December 4-5
Old Barn Out Back (new location-3175 W Elm Street, Lima, OH 45805)
Chillicothe – December 6-7
Ross County Service Center (475 Western Avenue, Chillicothe, OH 45601)
Zanesville – December 11-12
Ohio University-Zanesville Branch Campus Center (1425 Newark Road, Zanesville, OH 43701)
The registration fee of $335 includes the 700+ page National Income Tax Workbook (http://www.taxworkbook.com) prepared by the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation, especially for the income tax schools held in Ohio and more than 27 other states for over 28,000 tax professionals. The Workbook includes a searchable CD containing the 2004-12 Workbooks. The chapter’s which will be included in this year’s workbook include: New Legislation, Rulings and Cases, Individual Taxpayer Issues, Business Issues, Agricultural and Natural Resources Issues, Retirement, Business Entities, IRS Issues, Ethics, Tax Practice, Fiduciary Tax Issues, Gifts and Inheritances: Estate and Gift Taxes, Business Assets, and Loss Limitations. The workbook is available only as a part of tax school registration. Participants will also receive the RIA 2013 Federal Tax Handbook (a $75 value).
New this year…..Ethics material will be included in the all of the regular schools. No need to attend a separate session. This is a $60 added savings to this year’s school. Refreshments and lunches are provided at all locations. Continuing education credit is available for accountants, enrolled agents, financial planners and attorneys. Participants attending all sessions of the 2 day schools will qualify for the following continuing education credits: Accountancy Board of Ohio (16 hours); IRS Return Preparer’s Office (16 hours); CFP Board of Standards, Inc (16 hours) and Continuing Legal Education, Ohio Supreme Court (12 hours). These schools will also fulfill the NEW Return Preparer’s Office requirements for Registered Tax Return Preparers (RTRP) of 15 total credit hours consisting of 2 hours of ethics, 3 hours of federal tax law update and 10 hours of general federal tax law.
Complete registration details can be found at: http://incometaxschools.osu.edu/ A downloadable registration form as well as on-line registration is available at this location. Information can also be received by contacting David Marrison, Interim Director for the Ohio Income Tax Schools Coordinator, at 440-576-9008 or firstname.lastname@example.org