Stephanie Lewis

Stephanie Lewis teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Federal taxation and financial accounting at Fisher and was named Assistant Department Chair of the Accounting & MIS department in May 2015.  Before joining The Ohio State University, she worked for one of Ohio’s largest independent business consulting and public accounting firms, serving clients in a variety of industries.  During her career in public accounting, Stephanie was involved in tax compliance and research work in the areas of individual, partnership, corporate and exempt organization tax.  She was also involved with business valuations for estate, gift and income tax reporting purposes.

Stephanie is also the Director of the Fisher/OSU Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, a program in which accounting students volunteer annually to provide free tax preparation services for low-to-moderate income taxpayers in Franklin county.  She co-advises the MAcc Council, Fisher’s graduate accounting student organization.  She also serves as the advisor to Ohio State teams in several case competitions, including the Deloitte FanTAXtic Student Case Competition, where Fisher’s team placed third in the nation in 2014.

Since 2010, Stephanie has been responsible for teaching in the Pre-MAcc program, an accelerated intermediate accounting course offered to incoming Master of Accounting students who do not have extensive accounting undergraduate studies.

In addition to teaching, Stephanie works with a textbook publishing company verifying tax return problem solutions.  She holds an active CPA license and provides tax preparation and consulting services to individual, small business, and not-for-profit clients.

Stephanie is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Areas of Expertise

  • Tax and Public Policy
  • General Accounting

Education

  • MAcc, The Ohio State University
  • BSB, Wright State University
AMIS 3400 - Tax Accounting

Fundamentals of the federal income tax, and how it influences taxpayer decisions. Emphasis is on the individuals and businesses organized as proprietorships, but rules generally applicable to all taxpayers are covered.

AMIS 4410 - Tax Accounting II

Intensive study of the federal income tax treatment of business corporations and partnerships, with particular attention to tax planning by these businesses and their owners.

AMIS 7400 - Tax Planning for Managerial Decision Making

Examination of the impact of taxes on several important business decisions; recognition of tax problems and planning opportunities.

AMIS 7410 - Tax Accounting II

Intensive study of the federal income tax treatment of business corporations and partnerships, with particular attention to tax planning by these businesses and their owners.

Contact

  • E-mail
    lewis.1819@osu.edu

    Phone
    (614) 292-3903

    Fax
    (614) 292-2118

    Department of Accounting & MIS
    Fisher College of Business
    The Ohio State University
    342 Fisher Hall
    2100 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210