Taxes

The Economy & Business
7:35 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Tax Revenues End Above Estimates

Ohio’s economic recovery is showing up in the figures on tax revenue that state government is taking in. The final money tally from state budget year that just ended has Ohio up three percent compared to original estimates.

The newly released final numbers from the budget year which ended June 30 show the state getting more money than predicted, $670 million more over the past year to be exact.

That figure is about three percent more than original estimates.

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Politics
9:04 am
Mon March 11, 2013

Business Groups Weigh Kasich’s Tax Proposal

As Gov. John Kasich’s budget moves through the Statehouse, lobbying groups are meeting with lawmakers, talking with the governor’s office and giving testimony. Among the more controversial pieces is Kasich’s proposal to cut the state’s sales tax and extend it to include services, most of which are currently untaxed. For Ohio Public Radio, WCPN's Nick Castele reports business group lobbyists are weighing how to respond.

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Politics
3:04 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Ohio's GOP Treasurer Opposes Kasich Tax Hike

A fellow Republican state official has come out against Gov. John Kasich's proposed tax increase on drillers.

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel tells a meeting of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association he believes the governor's proposal to increase the severance tax stands to scare away Ohio oil and gas investment at a critical time.

Mandel's remarks Thursday mark the second time in under a month he has bucked the governor on a major policy issue.

Around the Miami Valley
5:11 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Riverside vs. State of Ohio on Tax Issue

The state of Ohio wants a federal judge to dismiss the city of Riverside’s lawsuit that seeks to tax civilian employees and contractors who work at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. 

Back in 2007, the city of Riverside announced it would begin collecting taxes on civilian employees who work on the portion of Wright-Patt that falls within Riverside city limits – that’s Area B.  Riverside’s lawsuit argues that an unconstitutional provision in Ohio's municipal income tax law prevents them from collecting taxes from those employees. 

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Statewide News
8:30 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Ohio Tax Plan Hits Concerts, Sports, Even Bowling

Gov. John Kasich's plan to expand Ohio's sales tax might take some of the fun out of going to concerts, high school football games and amusement parks.

Kasich wants to cut the state's overall sales-tax rate while also applying the lower 5 percent tax on new items like bowling alleys, pool halls, circuses and arcade games.

Admission to fairs, museums, and theme parks would come under Ohio's sales tax for the first time. So would tickets to pro, college and high school games.

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