Melinda Garvin, EA

 
 
 

Bio

Melinda is a tax professional at Foos Garvin Accounting, LLP. in Ohio and has 30+ years of experience serving individual and businesses tax needs. 

Melinda has been an instructor for National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) for over 10 years and has served in the past on the Ohio NATP Chapter Board as the Education Director.  Melinda has also been a presenter at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums and instructed various tax classes for Ohio State University, Ohio State Bar Association, State Chapters of NAEA and local organizations.

Melinda's instructor specialty is in Ethics and Securing Tax Offices; so, to further encourage tax professionals in office 'best practices', she authored the manual "Audit Proof the Tax Office" and has since then published a second manual called "Best Practices for the Tax Office". Melinda has a strong aspiration to support the tax professional's many sides of interactions with clients, IRS and the always needed education.

 Instructor's Courses

 

 

On-Demand Webinar1040 Update On-Demand Webinar<h3>Summary</h3> <p>Understanding the yearly changes to the Form 1040 is essential to your success as a tax professional, which is why we’ve dedicated an entire course to learning the updates. This course will cover standard features of inflation-indexed updates you’ll need to understand to prepare your clients’ 2018 returns. It will also cover new head of household paid preparer due diligence, updated tax forms and schedules, the qualified business income (QBI) deduction and modifications to the net operating loss (NOL) rules. Finally, since 2018 was a big year for tax reform, you’ll learn all about the <i>Tax Cuts and Jobs Act</i> and its impact on preparing your clients’ 2018 returns.</p> <h3>Objectives</h3> <p>Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: <ul> <li>Analyze new tax laws and how it affects your clients.</li> <li>Recognize who qualifies as a dependent.</li> <li>Explain the rules for determining proper withholding on the revised Form W-4.</li> <li>Interpret the latest court decisions and IRS rulings.</li> <li>Apply inflation-adjusted amounts to 2019 individual tax returns.</li> <li>Identify extended and expired tax provisions.</li> </ul> <h3>Course Details</h3> <p>This course includes an e-book, an online workshop recording, quick reference desk card and multi-page tax law quick reference guide with flowcharts.</p>2019-05-01T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00ZNone2019-05-01T04:00:00Z8N/AODW1939AUpdate8Federal Tax Law Update2019-11-13T05:00:00ZQAS Self StudyPremium: $0 | Professional: $224 | Basic: $284 | Nonmember: $2998Federal Tax Law Update88TaxesNoneMelinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin%2cEA.aspxFederal Tax Law Update8 CPE for AFSP, EA, CPA, CRTPon-demand webinar20192020-12-31T05:00:00Z
Online Workshop1040 Update Online Workshop<h3>Summary</h3> <p>Understanding the yearly changes to the Form 1040 is essential to your success as a tax professional, which is why we’ve dedicated an entire course to learning the updates. This course will cover standard features of inflation-indexed updates you’ll need to understand to prepare your clients’ 2018 returns. It will also cover new head of household paid preparer due diligence, updated tax forms and schedules, the qualified business income (QBI) deduction and modifications to the net operating loss (NOL) rules. Finally, since 2018 was a big year for tax reform, you’ll learn all about the <i>Tax Cuts and Jobs Act</i> and its impact on preparing your clients’ 2018 returns.</p> <h3>Objectives</h3> <p>Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: <ul> <li>Analyze new tax laws and how it affects your clients.</li> <li>Recognize who qualifies as a dependent.</li> <li>Explain the rules for determining proper withholding on the revised Form W-4.</li> <li>Interpret the latest court decisions and IRS rulings.</li> <li>Apply inflation-adjusted amounts to 2019 individual tax returns.</li> <li>Identify extended and expired tax provisions.</li> </ul> <h3>Course Details</h3> <p>This course includes an e-book, an online workshop recording, quick reference desk card and multi-page tax law quick reference guide with flowcharts.</p>2019-04-02T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00ZNone2019-04-02T04:00:00Z2019-04-02T04:00:00Z2019-04-02T04:00:00Z8N/AOW1905-1Update8Federal Tax Law Update2019-10-29T04:00:00Z2019-10-29T04:00:00Z2019-04-02T04:00:00ZGroup Internet BasedPremium: $0 | Professional: $224 | Basic: $284 | Nonmember: $2998Federal Tax Law Update88TaxesBasic knowledge of income taxationMelinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin,EA.aspxFederal Tax Law Update8 CPE for AFSP, EA, CPA, CRTPonline workshop20192019-10-29T12:00:00Z2019-10-29T12:00:00Z2019-11-12T13:00:00Z
Online Workshop1040 Update Online Workshop<h3>Summary</h3> <p>Understanding the yearly changes to the Form 1040 is essential to your success as a tax professional, which is why we’ve dedicated an entire course to learning the updates. This course will cover standard features of inflation-indexed updates you’ll need to understand to prepare your clients’ 2018 returns. It will also cover new head of household paid preparer due diligence, updated tax forms and schedules, the qualified business income (QBI) deduction and modifications to the net operating loss (NOL) rules. Finally, since 2018 was a big year for tax reform, you’ll learn all about the <i>Tax Cuts and Jobs Act</i> and its impact on preparing your clients’ 2018 returns.</p> <h3>Objectives</h3> <p>Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: <ul> <li>Analyze new tax laws and how it affects your clients.</li> <li>Recognize who qualifies as a dependent.</li> <li>Explain the rules for determining proper withholding on the revised Form W-4.</li> <li>Interpret the latest court decisions and IRS rulings.</li> <li>Apply inflation-adjusted amounts to 2019 individual tax returns.</li> <li>Identify extended and expired tax provisions.</li> </ul> <h3>Course Details</h3> <p>This course includes an e-book, an online workshop recording, quick reference desk card and multi-page tax law quick reference guide with flowcharts.</p>2019-04-02T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00ZNone2019-04-02T04:00:00Z2019-04-02T04:00:00Z2019-04-02T04:00:00Z8N/AOW1906-1Update8Federal Tax Law Update2019-12-05T05:00:00Z2019-12-05T05:00:00Z2019-04-02T04:00:00ZGroup Internet BasedPremium: $0 | Professional: $224 | Basic: $284 | Nonmember: $2998Federal Tax Law Update88TaxesBasic knowledge of income taxationMelinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin,EA.aspxFederal Tax Law Update8 CPE for AFSP, EA, CPA, CRTPonline workshop20192019-12-05T13:00:00Z2019-12-05T13:00:00Z2019-12-19T13:00:00Z
Summer WorkshopAtlanta, GA - Aug. 15-16, 20192019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00ZAugust 15August 16August 15-16TW19112019-08-15T04:00:00Z2019-08-16T04:00:00Z2019-08-15T04:00:00Z6345 Powers Ferry Road NWAtlantaWyndham Atlanta Galleria770-955-1700GAhttps://www.wyndhamhotels.com/wyndham/atlanta-georgia/wyndham-atlanta-galleria/overview?CID=LC:HR::GGL:RIO:National:4650030339Melinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin%2cEA.aspxGAlive workshop20192019-08-15T12:00:00Z2019-08-15T12:00:00Z2019-08-16T12:00:00Z
On-Demand WebinarBusiness Tax Reporting on the 1040: Real Estate and Self-Employed On-Demand Webinar<h3>Summary</h3> <p>This course will dive into tax reporting for Schedule E, <i>Supplemental Income and Loss</i>, and Schedule C, <i>Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship)</i>, the heart of many tax returns. With Schedule E, we will discuss income and expense reporting of rental properties; passive activity rules; qualified business income eligibility; vacation home rental rules; self-rentals; and real estate professionals. With Schedule C, we will examine income reporting; identify which expenses are deductible and which are not including meals and entertainment, home office, and depreciation; calculate qualified business income; and set up an accountable expense reimbursement plan. Finally, we will discuss statutory employees and their income and expense reporting requirements. There will be a comprehensive example on properly completing Schedule E and Schedule C for business owners and statutory employees.</p> <h3>Objectives</h3> <p>Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: <ul> <li>Define passive activity rules.</li> <li>Identify when a rental is eligible for the QBI deduction.</li> <li>Summarize vacation home rental rules.</li> <li>Summarize the requirements for a real estate professional.</li> <li>Identify deductible and nondeductible expenses for Schedules E and C.</li> <li>Calculate QBI for a Schedule C owner.</li> <li>Prepare an accountable plan.</li> <li>Define statutory employee.</li> <li>Prepare Schedules E and C.</li> </ul> <h3>Course Details</h3> <p>This course includes an e-book and an online workshop recording.</p>2019-05-01T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00ZNone2019-05-01T04:00:00Z8N/AODW1939BIntermediate8Federal Tax Law Topic2019-11-13T05:00:00ZQAS Self StudyPremium: $0 | Professional: $224 | Basic: $284 | Nonmember: $2998Federal Tax Law Topic88TaxesBasic knowledge of individual taxationMelinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin%2cEA.aspxFederal Tax Law Topic8 CPE for AFSP, EA, CPA, CRTPon-demand webinar20192020-12-31T05:00:00Z
Online WorkshopBusiness Tax Reporting on the 1040: Real Estate and Self-Employed Online Workshop<h3>Summary</h3> <p>This course will dive into tax reporting for Schedule E, <i>Supplemental Income and Loss</i>, and Schedule C, <i>Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship)</i>, the heart of many tax returns. With Schedule E, we will discuss income and expense reporting of rental properties; passive activity rules; qualified business income eligibility; vacation home rental rules; self-rentals; and real estate professionals. With Schedule C, we will examine income reporting; identify which expenses are deductible and which are not including meals and entertainment, home office, and depreciation; calculate qualified business income; and set up an accountable expense reimbursement plan. Finally, we will discuss statutory employees and their income and expense reporting requirements. There will be a comprehensive example on properly completing Schedule E and Schedule C for business owners and statutory employees.</p> <h3>Objectives</h3> <p>Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: <ul> <li>Define passive activity rules.</li> <li>Identify when a rental is eligible for the QBI deduction.</li> <li>Summarize vacation home rental rules.</li> <li>Summarize the requirements for a real estate professional.</li> <li>Identify deductible and nondeductible expenses for Schedules E and C.</li> <li>Calculate QBI for a Schedule C owner.</li> <li>Prepare an accountable plan.</li> <li>Define statutory employee.</li> <li>Prepare Schedules E and C.</li> </ul> <h3>Course Details</h3> <p>This course includes an e-book and an online workshop recording.</p>2019-04-02T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00ZNone2019-04-02T04:00:00Z2019-04-02T04:00:00Z2019-04-02T04:00:00Z8N/AOW1905-2Intermediate8Federal Tax Law Topic2019-10-30T04:00:00Z2019-10-30T04:00:00Z2019-04-02T04:00:00ZGroup Internet BasedPremium: $0 | Professional: $224 | Basic: $284 | Nonmember: $2998Federal Tax Law Topic88TaxesKnowledge of federal income taxMelinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin,EA.aspxFederal Tax Law Topic8 CPE for AFSP, EA, CPA, CRTPonline workshop20192019-10-30T12:00:00Z2019-10-29T12:00:00Z2019-11-13T13:00:00Z
Online WorkshopBusiness Tax Reporting on the 1040: Real Estate and Self-Employed Online Workshop<h3>Summary</h3> <p>This course will dive into tax reporting for Schedule E, <i>Supplemental Income and Loss</i>, and Schedule C, <i>Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship)</i>, the heart of many tax returns. With Schedule E, we will discuss income and expense reporting of rental properties; passive activity rules; qualified business income eligibility; vacation home rental rules; self-rentals; and real estate professionals. With Schedule C, we will examine income reporting; identify which expenses are deductible and which are not including meals and entertainment, home office, and depreciation; calculate qualified business income; and set up an accountable expense reimbursement plan. Finally, we will discuss statutory employees and their income and expense reporting requirements. There will be a comprehensive example on properly completing Schedule E and Schedule C for business owners and statutory employees.</p> <h3>Objectives</h3> <p>Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: <ul> <li>Define passive activity rules.</li> <li>Identify when a rental is eligible for the QBI deduction.</li> <li>Summarize vacation home rental rules.</li> <li>Summarize the requirements for a real estate professional.</li> <li>Identify deductible and nondeductible expenses for Schedules E and C.</li> <li>Calculate QBI for a Schedule C owner.</li> <li>Prepare an accountable plan.</li> <li>Define statutory employee.</li> <li>Prepare Schedules E and C.</li> </ul> <h3>Course Details</h3> <p>This course includes an e-book and an online workshop recording.</p>2019-04-02T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00ZNone2019-04-02T04:00:00Z2019-04-02T04:00:00Z2019-04-02T04:00:00Z8N/AOW1906-2Intermediate8Federal Tax Law Topic2019-12-06T05:00:00Z2019-12-06T05:00:00Z2019-04-02T04:00:00ZGroup Internet BasedPremium: $0 | Professional: $224 | Basic: $284 | Nonmember: $2998Federal Tax Law Topic88TaxesKnowledge of federal income taxMelinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin,EA.aspxFederal Tax Law Topic8 CPE for AFSP, EA, CPA, CRTPonline workshop20192019-12-06T13:00:00Z2019-12-05T13:00:00Z2019-12-20T13:00:00Z
Summer WorkshopLancaster, PA - Aug. 19-20, 20192019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00ZAugust 19August 20August 19-20TW19142019-08-19T04:00:00Z2019-08-20T04:00:00Z2019-08-19T04:00:00Z222 Eden RoadLancasterEden Resort & Suites717-560-8400PAhttps://www.edenresort.com/17601Melinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin%2cEA.aspxPAlive workshop20192019-08-19T12:00:00Z2019-08-19T12:00:00Z2019-08-20T12:00:00Z
1040 WorkshopLas Vegas, NV - Oct. 25-26, 20192019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00ZOctober 25October 26October 25-26F190122019-10-25T04:00:00Z2019-10-26T04:00:00Z2019-10-25T04:00:00Z4315 Swenson St.Las VegasEmbassy Suites Hotel Las Vegas702-795-2800NVhttps://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/nevada/embassy-suites-by-hilton-las-vegas-LASESES/index.html89119Melinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin%2cEA.aspxNV104020192019-10-25T04:00:00Z2019-10-25T04:00:00Z2019-10-26T12:00:00Z
Summer WorkshopMount Laurel, NJ - Aug. 21-22, 20192019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00ZAugust 21August 22August 21-22TW19012019-08-21T04:00:00Z2019-08-22T04:00:00Z2019-08-21T04:00:00Z1111 Route 73Mount LaurelWyndham Philadelphia-Mount Laurel Hotel856-437-0900NJhttps://www.wyndhamhotels.com/wyndham/mount-laurel-new-jersey/wyndham-philadelphia-mount-laurel/overview?CID=LC:HR::GGL:RIO:National:17528&iata=0006540208054Melinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin%2cEA.aspxNJlive workshop20192019-08-21T12:00:00Z2019-08-21T12:00:00Z2019-08-22T12:00:00Z
Summer WorkshopRochester, NY - Aug. 12-13, 20192019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00ZAugust 12August 13August 12-13TW19042019-08-12T04:00:00Z2019-08-13T04:00:00Z2019-08-12T04:00:00Z800 Jefferson RoadRochesterHoliday Inn & Suites Rochester Marketplace585-475-9190NYhttps://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/rochester/rocjr/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-HI-_-US-_-ROCJR14623Melinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin%2cEA.aspxNYlive workshop20192019-08-12T12:00:00Z2019-08-12T12:00:00Z2019-08-13T12:00:00Z
1040 WorkshopSan Diego, CA - Oct. 23-24, 20192019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00ZOctober 23October 24October 23-24F190072019-10-23T04:00:00Z2019-10-24T04:00:00Z2019-10-23T04:00:00Z500 Hotel Circle NorthSan DiegoTown & Country Resort & Convention Center619-291-7131CAhttps://book.passkey.com/event/49902680/owner/27934/home92108Melinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin%2cEA.aspxCA104020192019-10-23T12:00:00Z2019-10-23T12:00:00Z2019-10-24T12:00:00Z
1040 WorkshopSanta Ana, CA - Oct. 21-22, 20192019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-12-31T05:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00Z2019-04-15T04:00:00ZOctober 21October 22October 21-22F190042019-10-21T04:00:00Z2019-10-22T04:00:00Z2019-10-21T04:00:00Z2726 S. Grand Ave.Santa AnaHoliday Inn Orange County Airport714-481-6300CAhttps://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/santa-ana/jwaca/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=YextLocal-_-HI-_-US-_-JWACA92705Melinda Garvin, EAhttps://www.natptax.com/EventsAndEducation/About/Pages/MelindaGarvin%2cEA.aspxCA104020192019-10-21T12:00:00Z2019-10-21T12:00:00Z2019-10-22T12:00:00Z

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