2014 Press Releases

  • Putting miscellaneous deductions to work

    Apr 10, 2014
    (COLUMBUS, April 10, 2014) — Now that you're just about ready to file your tax return, are you sure you claimed all the deductions that you're due? Most Americans know that they can deduct items such as charitable donations, mortgage interest, and property taxes. But you may not be aware of a long list of other deductions that fall into the “miscellaneous” category. Taxpayers who fail to take these deductions pass up the opportunity to make significant reductions in their tax bill, according to The Ohio Society of CPAs. Here's an overview of what you need to know.
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  • The Ohio Society of CPAs suggests the best ways to spend your tax refund

    Mar 28, 2014
    (COLUMBUS, March 28, 2014) — It’s the time of the year when thousands of Ohioans receive a tax refund. While it can be tempting to spend it on a vacation, material items or entertainment, it is important to take advantage of the extra cash by making the decision to spend the funds wisely.
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  • Ohio CPAs, military families find common ground through service

    Mar 26, 2014
    (COLUMBUS, March 26, 2014) — There’s still time for Ohio military families to sign up for free tax preparation from The Ohio Society of CPAs. Now through April, CPAs from around the state will volunteer to prepare tax returns for military personnel who are permanent residents of Ohio and currently deployed outside of the state.
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  • Five tax tips for the unemployed

    Mar 20, 2014
    (COLUMBUS, March 20, 2014) — If you find yourself out of work, taxes may be the last thing you want to think about, but it’s important to continue your tax and other financial planning, even when you’re unemployed. The Ohio Society of CPAs offers practical tips that will help you address tax concerns during your job hunt.
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  • Foundation awards scholarships to Ohio’s most talented accounting students

    Mar 14, 2014
    (COLUMBUS, March 13, 2014) – The Ohio CPA Foundation, The Ohio Society of CPAs’ charitable affiliate, has awarded $40,000 in scholarships to 20 accounting majors across Ohio.
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  • Foundation awards scholarships to Cleveland area accounting students

    Mar 14, 2014
    (COLUMBUS, March 13, 2014) – The Ohio CPA Foundation, The Ohio Society of CPAs’ charitable affiliate, has awarded $2000 scholarships to Mary Haydu, Laura Simko, Jared May, Eun Jung, Joyce Badertscher, Brandon Yanak, Stephanie Poeppelman and Mabel Wu.
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  • Foundation awards scholarships to Cincinnati area accounting students

    Mar 14, 2014
    (COLUMBUS, March 13, 2014) – The Ohio CPA Foundation, The Ohio Society of CPAs’ charitable affiliate, has awarded $2,000 scholarships to Michael Mellott, John Wells, Tyler Noel, Chui Fung Lim, Yuka Sakumoto, Grant Joslin and Daniel Schwarz.
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  • Foundation awards scholarships to Toledo area accounting students

    Mar 14, 2014
    (COLUMBUS, March 13, 2014) – The Ohio CPA Foundation, The Ohio Society of CPAs’ charitable affiliate, has awarded $2,000 scholarships to John Erickson, Todd Fry, Jacob Zureich, Timothy Schloz and Jesse Fronk.
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The 2013 filing season is upon us, and as with most things in life, planning early is the way to get ahead. Unsure of where to begin? Tony Schweier, CPA, of Clark Schaefer Hackett offers tips to make your life easier when you file. For more information and to find a CPA in your area, visit www.financialfitnessohio.com.





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