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  • Dec 02, 2022

    Ohio Tax Commissioner Jeff McClain retiring

    Ohio Tax Commissioner Jeff McClain will be retiring on December 31, 2022. McClain served as Ohio Tax Commissioner for four years following his appointment to the position by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine.
  • Dec 02, 2022

    97% of CPA Preferred candidates elected

    CPA Preferred candidates held a strong position in the recent election for the 135th General Assembly, with 97% of CPA Preferred candidates winning election.
  • Dec 02, 2022

    Politicos on the Move: Dec. 4, 2022

    The Franklin County Board of Elections Tuesday certified CPA Preferred candidate Rep. Richard Brown (D-Canal Winchester) as the winner of the 5th Ohio House District.
  • Nov 20, 2022

    Week in Review: Nov. 20, 2022

    A meeting of the Governor's Executive Workforce Board included a focus on how Ohio can better attract high school students who don't go on to college so they enter high-paying careers.
  • Nov 18, 2022

    What to expect from the lame duck session, 2023-2024 legislative session

    The lame duck session is the period from mid-November to December when legislators return after the election, and although less intense than previous years there will still be activity on issues such as criminal justice reform, Covid recovery funds, municipal tax reform and more.
  • Nov 18, 2022

    ODT Virtual Tax Academy provides treasure trove of information ahead of tax season

    The Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) held its annual Virtual Tax Academy (VTA) on Nov. 17 and provided three different sessions.
  • Nov 18, 2022

    Politicos on the Move: Nov. 20, 2022

    Matt Dolan indicated that he’s preparing to run against U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown in 2024.
  • Nov 13, 2022

    Week in Review: Nov. 13, 2022

    The DeWine administration announced $121 million in state funding Friday for new traffic safety projects including roughly two dozen roundabouts statewide.
  • Nov 11, 2022

    Red wave holds true for Ohio legislative, executive and judicial branch elections

    While results around the country didn’t agree with pundit predictions of a “red wave”, general election voters turned out in force to prove that, for the most part, Ohio pollsters got it right in 2022.
  • Nov 11, 2022

    October revenues come in $111.6 million over estimates

    Driving the overage were sales (auto and non-auto) and personal income taxes which brought in $48.2 million and $43.7 million, respectively, over estimate.
  • Nov 06, 2022

    Week in Review: Nov. 6, 2022

    U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) both announced that five community development entities in Ohio will receive $230 million through the federal New Markets Tax Credit program, helping attract private investment for their work.
  • Nov 04, 2022

    ABO meeting continues focus on CPA pipeline

    Each year the ABO goes on the road to meet at an Ohio college or university so Ohio students can see firsthand what the ABO does and learn more about the process of becoming a CPA. In October at its Columbus meeting, the ABO invited area colleges and universities to join them.
  • Nov 04, 2022

    Launch of IMAP grant opportunity, TechCred application round for November

    Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, announced that the application periods for both TechCred and the Individual Microcredential Assistance Program have launched and will run through the end of November.
  • Nov 04, 2022

    ODT Guidance on new SALT & BID laws

    ODT has released two rounds of guidance, including 20 FAQs, on the SALT deduction cap parity regarding Ohio’s PTE tax for electing entities (Form IT 4738).
  • Nov 03, 2022

    Early voting remains strong days out from Election Day

    Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced Tuesday that requests for early in-person and absentee ballots now total 1,243,505, a 2.6% increase over the same point in the 2018 gubernatorial statewide election.
  • Oct 30, 2022

    Week in Review: Oct. 30, 2022

    The Ohio Third Frontier Commission recently approved $3.6 million in funding to help entrepreneurs develop innovative products and move them toward the marketplace through the Technology Validation and Start-up Fund.
  • Oct 28, 2022

    Direction of the Ohio Supreme Court at stake in November election

    On November 8 there will be three Ohio Supreme Court races on the statewide ballot. Any one of those races has the potential to make a difference in the legislative environment of Ohio.
  • Oct 28, 2022

    Early voting and absentee voting still open

    With the election getting closer, you still have the chance to vote early or submit an absentee ballot.
  • Oct 28, 2022

    Upcoming events not to miss

    After the election, there will be plenty of issues to unpack and you can learn the updates you need to know from our advocacy team.
  • Oct 28, 2022

    IRS moves forward with taxpayer service improvements

    The IRS announced significant progress to prepare for the 2023 tax filing season as the agency passed a milestone of hiring 4,000 new customer service representatives.