Allen "Al" Beatty is a native of Lancaster, Ohio. Al holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Business Management from Franklin University in Columbus. Al worked for several years in the financial services and tax accounting industry while in college and immediately after graduating in 1991.

Al launched Buckeye Financial & Income Tax Preparation Services in Lancaster in December of 1992. Al assisted families in financial matters with a growing emphasis in income tax preparation and planning. Al became an authorized IRS E-file provider during the 1995 tax filing season.

Al obtained the IRS Enrolled Designation by sitting and passing the Enrolled Agent Examination administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury in 1998. Enrolled Agents are federally licensed tax practitioners who have technical expertise in the field of taxation and are licensed to represent taxpayers for audits, collections, and appeals before the IRS at all administrative levels.

In 1999, Al married his best friend, Molly, in the hamlet of Limerick in northern Jackson County. This is where many of the Beattys trace their roots and call home.

After many return trips to Jackson County including trips every year to the Apple Festival, Al and Molly purchased the old Fashion Dress Shop in downtown Jackson in 2005 and re-located his tax business there. He also changed the business name to Apple Tax Services to reflect the rich heritage of the Jackson area.

In May 2010, Al accomplished one other achievement by earning the Masters in Taxation Degree from Capital University Law School. Al studied several topics in taxation including taxpayer representation, gift and estate taxation, advanced income tax problems, LLC Taxation, Partnership Taxation, Corporate Taxation, State and Local Taxation, and many other areas of taxation.

Al is a member of the Jackson Chamber of Commerce, the Jackson Historical Society, the Jackson Area Writer's Group, and is a full-time Accounting Instructor at the University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College. Al has been an Adjunct Instructor at Southern State Community College, Wilmington College, and Daymar College. Al has also been employed at Fortune 500 companies as PaineWebber, MetLife, JP Morgan Chase, and CitiGroup in various financial services capacities. He is also an Ohio Army National Guard Veteran.

Al and his wife Molly reside in the city of Jackson.




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