CPAs have a powerful ally in The Ohio Society of CPAs. Issues arise daily in the legislature and with regulators that can affect you and the businesses you serve. You don’t have time to watch the process unfold every step of the way – that’s why we do it for you.

The Ohio Society’s staff and volunteer leaders are your ears and voice on the ground, working closely with government leaders to enact reforms that foster a stronger business climate and a better regulatory environment. OSCPA drives change on the issues that matter to you.

Latest Advocacy News:

  • Jan 27, 2019

    BWC recommends 20% rate reduction

    The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation on Thursday recommended a 20% reduction in the average premium rate charged to private employers.
  • Jan 23, 2019

    Reminder: Next muni tax deadline is Feb. 1

    Ohio businesses with a taxable year that begins on Dec. 1 that want to file their 2019 municipal net profit tax return with the Ohio Department of Taxation must register by midnight, Feb. 1.
  • Jan 16, 2019

    Measuring success: OSCPA’s 2018 legislative wins

    There were many pieces of legislation that positively affected the profession and protected the work done by Ohio’s CPAs, and several potentially harmful legislative and regulatory efforts were successfully blocked.
  • Jan 09, 2019

    Governor’s signature ensures safe harbor for CPAs

    Gov. John Kasich on Jan. 4 signed Senate Bill 255, which provides a safe harbor for the accounting profession from a new policy intended to reduce workforce barriers.
  • Jan 04, 2019

    Jeff McClain named new Ohio tax commissioner

    Gov.-elect Mike DeWine on Jan. 3 appointed former State Rep. Jeff McClain, R-Upper Sandusky, to be Ohio’s next tax commissioner.

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