When John started with Hall, Kistler & Company LLP in 1997, he brought with him over seven years of accounting experience and now is the tax partner and chair of the Tax Department.
John has done various tax planning and preparation for both individual and corporate returns including; S corporations, partnerships, pension plans, estates, fiduciaries, and non-profit agencies. He has spoken to various groups on oil and gas issues, estate planning, state tax issues, and general tax issues for business owners and has been quoted in the business section of The Canton Repository. John’s industry experience includes oil and gas, real estate, manufacturing, mortgage banking, healthcare, and retail. His service area of expertise includes real estate taxation, corporate and business tax planning, and estate planning.
John earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Akron and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Dayton. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Ohio Oil and Gas Association, the Akron/Canton Real Estate Investors Association, the Ohio Real Estate Investors Association and the National Real Estate Investors Association.
John is a trustee of the Hartford and Houts Poor Funds and is active in the Jackson-Belden Chamber of Commerce and the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce.