COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tax season is fast approaching and individuals who prepare and file tax returns for individuals, small business and farmers have the opportunity to attend several Ohio State University Extension-sponsored tax preparation workshops this winter.
The 41st annual Ohio Income Tax Schools program is offering eight two-day workshops throughout November and December. This year's schools include one hour of ethics CE credit for accountants and enrolled agents, and one hour of "professionalism" credit for Ohio attorneys.
Instruction will focus on changes and problem areas related to preparation of federal and state returns. Participants will receive copies of the 2004 National Income Tax Schools workbook and the RIA Federal Tax Handbook.
The workshop locations and dates are as follows:
• Nov. 16-17, Ashland
• Nov. 18-19, Fremont
• Nov. 22-23, Columbus
• Nov. 30-Dec. 1, Zanesville
• Dec. 2-3, Lima
• Dec. 6-7, Dayton
• Dec. 9-10, Chillicothe
• Dec. 13-14, Kent
Workshop information, a downloadable registration form as well as online registration are available at the following Web site: http://aede.osu.edu/programs/TaxSchool. For information on the Fremont, Dayton, and Lima locations, contact Don Breece at (419) 422-6106 or firstname.lastname@example.org; for Ashland, Zanesville, and Kent, contact Dave Miller, (740) 732-2381 or email@example.com; for Chillicothe, contact Marianne Guthrie at (740) 702-3200 or firstname.lastname@example.org; and for Columbus contact Warren Lee at (614) 292-6308 or email@example.com.
The Ohio Income Tax Schools program has been accepted for continuing education credits by the Accountancy Board of Ohio, Internal Revenue Service Director of Practice, Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education and the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards for Continuing Education. The tax schools are also sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service, the Ohio Department of Taxation and the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation.