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:

  • Nov 29, 2018

    Most election results certified

    Nov. 27 was the deadline for county boards of elections to complete their official canvass of the Nov. 6 general election and certify the results.
  • Nov 29, 2018

    Young CPAs learn legislative ropes

    A tough political environment means knowledgeable voices such as those from young CPAs are more important than ever to create positive legislative change for the accounting profession.
  • Nov 29, 2018

    Sales tax on electronic services bill receives hearing in lame duck session

    The bill is a response to the Ohio Department of Taxation’s interpretation that the state sales and use tax can be applied to certain electronic information services and automatic data processing.
  • Nov 29, 2018

    Reminder: Next muni tax deadline is Dec. 1

    Ohio businesses with a taxable year that begins on Oct. 1 and want to file their 2019 municipal net profit tax return with the Ohio Department of Taxation must register by midnight, Dec. 1.
  • Nov 16, 2018

    Tax expenditure group recommends no changes, sets agenda

    The state Tax Expenditure Review Committee on Nov. 13 released its first report on credits, deductions and exemptions that all together cost the state more than $9 billion in foregone revenue.

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