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Stuart Sobel              

He is referred to by the media as a "Tax Expert and the Guru of Giving".

Stuart P. Sobel is the president of Stuart Sobel Consulting, Inc. and Tax Media Network, Inc. located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Stuart Sobel Consulting, which provides tax and nonprofit consulting in many areas including charitable giving, joint ventures, and tax controversy issues, has assisted in the creation of thousands of diverse businesses and nonprofit organizations (public charities, trade associations, athletic organizations, and more). The firm has helped start charities in North America, South America, Africa, and Asia. Tax Media Network provides tax and nonprofit education. He averages 75 presentations a year speaking to varied groups ranging from CPAs to business owners throughout North America.

He produces educational resources for the CPA, EA, and nonprofits. His products include book publishing, webcasts, and live study courses. He also work with three preeminent national CPE providers Surgent McCoy CPE , Western CPE,and CPElink, for many of his programs. Engagements are also accepted for training at nonprofit organizations worldwide.

During the 30 years he worked for the Internal Revenue Service, Stuart held a number of high level positions. He has served as a board member and Treasurer of the Central Indiana Better Business Bureau and has been a board member of the Small Business Administration Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE). He is a Past President of the Ohio University College of Business Administration Alumni Society. He has served as an officer of a number of other nonprofit entities including foundations, supporting organizations, and international humanitarian organizations. Stuart has been teaching tax and charity issues for more than 40 years. As a member of the adjunct faculty of Indiana University and Indiana University/Purdue University of Indianapolis, Stuart has taught courses on business startup, nonprofit management, accounting, and taxation. He has authored two books on nonprofit taxation and governance issues. Tax agencies have referred to him as a tax expert and members of the media have called him the "Guru of Giving". Stuart is the producer and talk show host of his nationally syndicated weekly radio program (20 AM and FM stations), Wise Choices: Taxes and Charity Today.

He is an expert on making taxation less "taxing" for the mind. In these difficult economic times he tells people how to save money by engaging in tax planning. He calls tax planning "fire prevention" and tax preparation "arson investigation". Stuart loves to expose charity scams and help people to give wisely. Nonprofit organizations can also benefit from his unique wisdom. He is a person who can make difficult financial concepts understandable in an entertaining manner.

For almost 40 years he has been educating wide ranges of people. He can educate and entertain the average taxpayer, the small business owner, the nonprofit staff member or director, and the practicing CPA or Attorney. He received an average rating of 4.71 out of five points for more than 90 presentations he gave in 2010. As the French philosopher Descartes said, "He speaks about what he knows to be true"


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