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  • Sep 18, 2021

    Politicos on the Move: Sept. 19, 2021

    Facing a difficult primary election campaign against a Trump-backed candidate, U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-Canton) announced Thursday evening that he will not run for re-election next year, saying it is the "best path for our family."
  • Sep 17, 2021

    Week in review: Sept. 19, 2021

    On a straight party line vote, the Ohio Redistricting Commission very early Thursday approved new House and Senate maps.
  • Sep 17, 2021

    OSCPA, business groups oppose corporate tax increase

    The Ohio Society of CPAs this week joined 19 other Ohio business groups in opposing a corporate tax increase being considered by Congress.
  • Sep 17, 2021

    Race intensifies for Ohio’s 26th District

    The new state representative is expected to be named later this month.
  • Sep 17, 2021

    What Ohio lawmakers will likely focus on this fall

    Redistricting, sports betting, COVID-19 vaccines and critical race theory were high on some Ohio legislators’ priority lists when the General Assembly reconvened Sept. 15. That was one of the key takeaways of interest to OSCPA members this week in a report from the Dayton Daily News.
  • Sep 10, 2021

    Week in Review: Sept.12, 2021

    Tax revenues beat estimates by more than $15 million in August, with sales tax figures diminished by payments to counties but more than offset by stronger than expected income tax collections, according to preliminary figures from the Office of Budget and Management.
  • Sep 10, 2021

    By the numbers: FY22-23 budget in brief

    With HB110 (Oelslager), the FY22-23 budget, signed and now in effect, the Legislative Service Commission has posted its examination of the nearly $162 billion in All Funds spending bill over the biennium.
  • Sep 10, 2021

    Tax collections slightly ahead for August

    Tax revenues beat estimates by more than $15 million in August, with sales tax figures diminished by payments to counties but more than offset by stronger than expected income tax collections, according to preliminary figures from the Office of Budget and Management.
  • Sep 03, 2021

    Justice DeWine forgoes chief justice bid, will seek re-election

    Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine announced this week he would run for re-election to his current seat on the Court rather than seeking the position of chief justice, a campaign he had been exploring over the past year.
  • Sep 03, 2021

    Ballot board certifies recreational marijuana legalization as one issue

    In a short meeting Monday, the Ohio Ballot Board unanimously approved a proposed initiated statute that would legalize marijuana for adult recreational use with no discussion.
  • Sep 03, 2021

    Week in Review: Sept. 5, 2021

    Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced the second round of grants for the Industry Sector Partnership Thursday during an event at the Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network, a regional partner in Cleveland.
  • Aug 27, 2021

    Week in Review: Aug. 29, 2021

    The Ohio Tax Credit Authority announced a total of eight Job Creation Tax Credits that are intended to spur 1,105 new jobs representing $57 million in new payroll and more than $281 million in total investment, while retaining another 912 jobs statewide.
  • Aug 26, 2021

    OSCPA recognizes outstanding legislators

    The Ohio Society of CPAs periodically awards legislators who are critical to our success on key OSCPA issues of concern, who regularly work closely with OSCPA to help move our profession’s priorities forward, and who merit special recognition for their efforts and involvement.
  • Aug 20, 2021

    Week in Review: Aug. 22, 2021

    Google announced Thursday that it will invest $1 billion in a "substantial" expansion of the data center in New Albany in Central Ohio and has further acquired 618 acres in Columbus and Lancaster for potential future data center locations.
  • Aug 13, 2021

    Week in review: Aug. 15, 2021

    The U.S. Census Bureau delivered data sets to states Thursday that will allow the redistricting process for Congress and state legislatures to begin.
  • Aug 09, 2021

    Here’s some fresh employee retention credit guidance

    The Treasury Department and the IRS have issued further guidance that applies to the employee retention credit in both 2020 and 2021.
  • Aug 06, 2021

    Week in Review: Aug. 8, 2021

    Local governments and organizations can now apply for $250 million in American Rescue Plan funds to address water infrastructure needs, Gov. Mike DeWine announced.
  • Jul 30, 2021

    Week in review: Aug. 1, 2021

    The Ohio Department of Health is not including any mandates in its guidance for the resumption of school this fall, but strongly recommends the unvaccinated wear masks and that as many school employees and students as possible be vaccinated.
  • Jul 30, 2021

    SBA streamlines PPP forgiveness

    The Small Business Administration on July 28 issued new guidance that streamlines the process for millions of small businesses and nonprofit employers to have their Paycheck Protection Program loans forgiven.
  • Jul 29, 2021

    Revised CPA exam rules give students flexibility

    Following on the heels of enactment of OSCPA-driven CPA exam qualification changes, the Ohio Accountancy Board has filed related administrative rules providing for additional flexibility for CPA candidates.