Continuing Education announces income tax preparation and tax reform with AARP courses

Continuing Education & Workforce Development recently announced two courses scheduled for the beginning of January 2019.

Income Tax Preparation 101
January 8 and 19, 6-8:30 p.m., Garrett College McHenry campus

This two-session workshop will provide an overview of Federal and State of Maryland Tax Returns.  Facilitators will provide information about determining which tax return to file, filings status, and deductions.  Participants will learn which filing option may present them with the maximum return.

Instructors for the course are Bernard B. Kahl, CPA and Dr. Jesse Ketterman Jr.  Kahl is a native of Cumberland and vice president of Turnbull, Hoover & Kahl PA., overseeing the daily operations in the Garrett County office.  He previously worked in the banking industry for several years before starting his career at Turnbull, Hoover & Kahl.  Ketterman, an accredited financial counselor, works as an extension educator for University of Maryland Extension serving Allegany, Garrett, and Washington counties focusing on financial and health insurance literacy.  Course registration fee applies. 

Tax Reform with AARP Maryland
January 18, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Grantsville Senior Center

Learn about many of the elements in the Tax Cut and Jobs Bill of 2017 that may affect you. Join Ted Meyerson, of AARP Maryland, as he reports on key provisions in the bill that might affect older adults.  Key provisions include, but are not limited to the following: revised tax brackets, tax credit for non-child dependents like elderly parents, medical expense deduction changes, state and local tax deductions, and personal exemptions.  Lunch will be provided.  Early registration is encouraged as limited seats are available for this course.  There is no cost for the course; however, registration is necessary for meal count.

For additional information on the above courses, contact Terry Beachy at 301-895-4700 or  To register, contact Garrett College Continuing Education & Workforce Development at 301-387-3069