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Barry Ward

Director, OSU Income Tax Schools
Leader, Production Business Management
College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Ohio State University Extension

Leader, Production Business Management - Work collaboratively for the development and delivery of Extension Programs that provide managers of agricultural production businesses with tools, information, and analysis to manage their firms. 

Areas of study, research and instruction:

  • Tax issues including income taxation of businesses and individuals (agricultural specialization), Current Ag Use Valuation (CAUV) & property tax, sales tax and timber tax
  • Land economics, farmland lease issues, crop economics, crop and livestock enterprise budgeting, crop input outlook, machinery economics and custom farm rates.

Director, OSU Income Tax Schools - This role includes planning, organizing and co-teaching the Ohio State University Income Tax Schools for Tax Professionals as well as providing tax education on critical issues for Ohio’s agricultural sector.

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