Pennsylvania Tax Institutes, Inc. (PTI) was founded in 2004 in response to a growing need for quality Continuing Professional Education in the field of federal income taxation. Since inception, the company has been an affiliate of the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation, (LGUTEF), a nonprofit corporation comprised of over 26 of the nation's finest land grant universities that sponsor tax education programs for professional tax preparers. The
LGUTEF plans, writes, develops and publishes the "National Income Tax Workbook", the publication used by PTI at the income tax seminars. This publication is provided to all registered participants of our seminars, in addition to a CD which contains this publication, as well as the publications from several prior years.
PTI's mission is to deliver first class tax education seminars at a very affordable price. All of our presenters are selected for their expertise in the field of federal income taxation, as well as their excellent presentation skills. Many have more than 20 years of experience with the Internal Revenue Service.
Mark L. Ribas
Mark is the President and Director of Pennsylvania Tax Institutes, Inc. Mark retired from the Internal Revenue Service with over 38 years of experience. Mark has taught the Land Grant University Tax Seminars as an instructor for Virginia Tech, West Virginia University as well as Texas A&M University. He has also served as an adjunct professor of accounting for Fairmont State University and given several presentations at functions for the Tax Executive Institute and Working Together conferences. Mark also instructs nationwide webinars for FastForwardAcademy, Inc.
John A. Delligatti
John is an officer of Pennsylvania Tax Institutes, Inc. He is also an Internal Revenue Agent with over 30 years of experience. He currently serves as a Team Coordinator directing teams of Agents and Specialists in examinations of large domestic and international corporations and partnerships. John has served on several instructor assignments within the Internal Revenue Service and is regularly consulted on the utilization of computers to reduce burden with tax and accounting problems.
Susan D. Harper
Susan is also an officer of Pennsylvania Tax Institutes, Inc. With over 30 years of experience as an Internal Revenue Agent, Susan, who previously served in an Abusive Schemes group for several years, is now a Fraud Technical Advisor for western PA and WV. She has also instructed the Land Grant University Tax Seminars for Virginia Tech, West Virginia University, and Texas A & M since 2000. Susan is also a member of the Fairmont State University Accounting Advisory Board.