He specializes in tax-exempt entities and closely-held businesses. He provides tax review, planning, research, consulting, and compliance services for not-for-profit organizations, S-corporations, C-corporations, high net worth individuals, partnerships, and state and local tax planning. His experience includes helping clients with corporate restructuring and planning and he has represented various clients during Internal Revenue Service audits, as well as various state and local governments audits.
As a Principal in the firm’s Not-for-Profit Group, he has an in-depth understanding of the accounting principles applicable to not-for-profit organizations and the strict technical requirements that must be satisfied in these engagements.
His responsibilities include the preparation and review of tax returns for social service agencies, religious organizations, museums, labor unions, and private foundations. He also understands the challenges not-for-profit organizations face and strives to make viable recommendations to improve the operating efficiency of every client, even when they are working with limited resources.
Mr. Reape is a sought-after speaker. On numerous occasions, he has developed and presented tax seminars on not-for-profit organizations, S-corporations, and state and local issues for the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. His recent topics include:
• Governance as viewed by the IRS
• New Form 990
• Tax Issues for Not-for-Profits
• Ohio Tax Reform
He earned a bachelor’s of business administration degree from the University of Toledo and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1993.
Mr. Reape can be reached at 216.765.6944 or by email here