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  • Oct 30, 2020

    Small business grant applications open Monday morning

    Grant applications open Monday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. for two recently announced Ohio COVID-19 relief programs.
  • Oct 30, 2020

    Help needed in Ohio high school credential review

    The Ohio Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation is seeking help from OSCPA members to review the state’s high school credential list.
  • Oct 30, 2020

    Week in review: Nov. 1, 2020

    State leaders announced major new funding distributions to individuals, businesses, governments and institutions in response to the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more in the Week in Review.
  • Oct 23, 2020

    Week in review: Oct. 25, 2020

    Gov. Mike DeWine says Ohio's coronavirus numbers "are going in the wrong direction." Read about that and more in the week in review.
  • Oct 22, 2020

    ABO notes: COVID-19, continuous testing impact exam

    The Accountancy Board of Ohio welcomed several students and educators to its Oct. 16 virtual meeting.
  • Oct 16, 2020

    Week in review: Oct. 18, 2020

    The latest in Ohio’s efforts to handle the pandemic highlights this edition of the week in review.
  • Oct 09, 2020

    Treasury simplifies PPP loan forgiveness

    A new interim final rule final rule provides new guidance on forgiveness and loan review processes for PPP loans of $50,000 or less.
  • Oct 09, 2020

    Week in review: Oct. 11, 2020

    Nine of Ohio's 88 counties have reached their goals for poll worker recruitment so far, according to Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose, while another 40 counties are within 100 poll workers of reaching their recruitment goal. Just as a reminder, at the urging of OSCPA the Accountancy Board of Ohio in July agreed to allow general credits for CPAs serving as poll workers in 2020. Learn more about that and more in the week in review.
  • Oct 02, 2020

    Week in review: Oct. 4, 2020

    Up to $1.5 billion in premium rebate checks to employers should go out by the end of October after the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Board of Directors voted Friday to approve Gov. Mike DeWine's latest recommendation of a dividend payout to ease the financial strain of the pandemic. Learn about that and more in the week in review.
  • Oct 01, 2020

    Exam bill and election-related stories dominate September

    CPA Takeaways readers in September took the most interest in learning about House Bill 606, critical legislation that will provide civil immunity for businesses and health entities during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Oct 01, 2020

    Reminder: Next muni tax deadline is Oct. 15

    Returns for municipal net profit tax practitioners and taxpayers with a June fiscal year-end who have opted-in with the Ohio Department of Taxation for centralized collection are due Oct. 15.
  • Sep 25, 2020

    Week in review: Sept. 27, 2020

    Here is a rundown of happenings of interest from the past week in the State of Ohio.
  • Sep 25, 2020

    Register by Oct. 1 to file municipal net profit tax

    Ohio businesses that have a taxable year that begins on Aug. 1, and want to file their 2020 municipal net profit tax with the Ohio Department of Taxation, must register on or before Oct. 1 on the Ohio Business Gateway.
  • Sep 24, 2020

    OSCPA releases 2020 Election endorsements

    The Ohio Society of CPAs has announced its endorsements for the Ohio House and Senate races in the November 2020 general election.
  • Sep 24, 2020

    Statehouse roundup: Tax tweak talks

    Tax Policy Director Greg Saul, Esq., CAE, has the latest on the Tax Amnesty Program, credit carryforwards and municipal income tax withholding.
  • Sep 24, 2020

    Senate committee takes up CPA-supported exam bill

    After passing in the Ohio House of Representatives in June, House Bill 442 – the CPA exam bill – moved to the Senate Sept. 23 for its first hearing with the Transportation, Commerce and Workforce Committee.
  • Sep 18, 2020

    Week in review: Sept. 20, 2020

    Provided by Hannah News Service
  • Sep 17, 2020

    Governor signs critical business COVID lawsuit immunity into law

    Gov. Mike DeWine on Sept. 14 signed House Bill 606 into law during a virtual event. The legislation grants qualified civil immunity to individuals, schools, health care providers, businesses, and other entities from lawsuits arising from exposure, transmission, or contraction of COVID-19 as long as they were not showing reckless, intentional or willful misconduct.
  • Sep 11, 2020

    ODT rolls out Online Notice Response Service

    The Ohio Department of Taxation on Sept. 10 announced a new service that allows taxpayers and tax practitioners to electronically respond to notices, reply to information requests, file appeals and submit forms.
  • Sep 10, 2020

    PODCAST: Ohio Secretary of State on what to expect when voting this fall

    Voting in the general election this November looks and feels different than previous years because of the coronavirus pandemic. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose said that shouldn’t deter anyone from casting their ballot.