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Small business news from around the web: March 18 – 22, 2019

Written on Mar 19, 2019

In case you missed them, here are some recent interesting small business news items from around the web.

By the numbers: Ohio ranks 5th worst in corporate tax study

Ohio finished 46th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures. The state’s ranking rose one position from its 2018 score.

ODT: Sales and use tax filing deadline reminder

The Ohio Department of Taxation reminds sales and use tax practitioners and taxpayers that February 2019 monthly sales and use tax returns are due March 25, 2019. Taxpayers are required to file sales and use tax returns electronically via the Ohio Business Gateway or through TeleFile by calling 800.697.0440.

Small businesses cheer Trump tax reforms, but some feel they didn’t go far enough

Main Street advocates have been cheering parts of the Trump tax reforms, but there’s also a feeling that the law didn’t go far enough. Tax breaks enacted to help small businesses aren’t permanent, and that’s made it difficult for business owners to make long-term decisions.

Expectations of weaker economy unites small business owners

Several surveys and economic reports released in recent weeks show that company owners have more trust in their businesses than the national or local economy, and that they're running their businesses more conservatively in response to uncertainty about overall business conditions.

Tech Corner – How to connect your iPhone or iPad to your TV

Your iOS devices are great media players, but sometimes you want to watch on a big screen. Here's how to connect your iPhone or iPad to your TV.