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:

  • Jul 15, 2019

    IRS considering practitioner division

    Following the urging of OSCPA, the AICPA and others in the accounting profession for the creation of a new IRS division focused on the tax practitioner community, agency Commissioner Charles Rettig last week said he’s considering just such a move.
  • Jul 11, 2019

    Governor, others call for action as budget discussions drag on

    Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine last week urged House and Senate leaders to settle differences over tax breaks for small businesses in a separate bill rather than to further delay Ohio’s biennial budget bill.
  • Jul 02, 2019

    BID updates continue to interest members most in June

    OSCPA members are still eagerly awaiting the final decision on the Business Income Deduction (BID), so stories related to this were most read in June.
  • Jul 02, 2019

    BID undecided as Legislature extends budget negotiations

    The Ohio Legislature voted June 30 to continue funding state operations at current levels for 17 more days as it became clear that resolution could not be reached in time to meet Sunday's constitutionally mandated deadline. Negotiations are ongoing.
  • Jun 28, 2019

    OSCPA’s Benton earns national honor for exceptional leadership

    The American Society of Association Executives on Thursday named Barbara Benton, CAE, vice president of government relations at The Ohio Society of CPAs, recipient of its Professional Performance Award.

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