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  • Apr 12, 2024

    OSCPA Government Relations Roundup

    A summary of this past week’s noteworthy events from your OSCPA government relations team.
  • Apr 12, 2024

    March tax revenues miss the mark

    Ohio’s General Revenue Fund (GRF) tax revenues missed the estimate by $171.3 million (-9.6%) during the month of March.
  • Apr 12, 2024

    New national tax literacy poll highlights need for better tax education

    All Americans are affected by the tax code—but do they understand the tax code? To find out, the Tax Foundation’s educational program, TaxEDU, and Center for Federal Tax Policy conducted a poll with Public Policy Polling.
  • Apr 12, 2024

    Politicos on the Move: April 14, 2024

    It was announced April 10, 2024, in the House Insurance Committee that committee member Rep. Jessica Miranda (D-Cincinnati) has been named Hamilton County auditor.
  • Apr 12, 2024

    Week in Review: April 14, 2024

    Auditor of State Keith Faber Friday placed the Mt. Healthy City School District in Hamilton County in a state of fiscal emergency as a result of a projected operating fund deficit of $10,758,000, representing 26% of the district's general revenue funds for the fiscal year that ends June 30, 2024.
  • Apr 07, 2024

    Week in Review: April 7, 2024

    Gov. Mike DeWine announced Friday that he has initiated several federal and state disaster aid mechanisms that could bring financial relief to Ohioans affected by severe weather last month. The action comes after a damage assessment conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the 11-county area affected by tornadoes that occurred in March.
  • Apr 05, 2024

    ODT provides several updates ahead of April 15 deadline

    The Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) recently announced extended service hours for the remainder of the income tax filing season (in addition to normal business hours). The ODT’s income/school district income tax phone lines at 800-282-1780 will be open until 7:00pm (instead of 5:00pm) on April 10, April 11, April 12 and April 15.
  • Apr 05, 2024

    Beneficial Ownership Information update

    The Ohio Society of CPAs and all state CPA societies joined an AICPA letter to FinCEN on April 3 raising concerns with the rollout of the Beneficial Ownership Information reporting requirements.
  • Mar 22, 2024

    Ohio General Assembly election recap: Five House incumbents lose primary elections; senators fend off challengers

    Four incumbent Republicans who voted for House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) over caucus pick Derek Merrin (R-Maumee) lost their seats in Republican primaries Tuesday, despite heavy spending by the Stephens-led Ohio House Republican Alliance (OHRA) to defend them.
  • Mar 22, 2024

    Week in Review: March 24, 2024

    Intel's projects in Ohio and three other states will receive up to $8.5 billion in combined funding through the CHIPS and Science Act, according to a Biden administration announcement Wednesday that received widespread praise from Ohio leaders.
  • Mar 17, 2024

    Week in Review: March 17, 2024

    The Ohio Public Works Commission is hoping to avoid a delay in capital appropriations legislation that could affect timing for local government infrastructure projects now in the pipeline.
  • Mar 15, 2024

    Tax collections up slightly in February

    State tax revenues ran nearly 2% ahead of expectations in February and are just about on target for the fiscal year so far, according to preliminary revenue data from the Office of Budget and Management.
  • Mar 14, 2024

    OSCPA Town Hall covers how 120/150 impacts potential CPA candidates, accounting pipeline issues

    A recent research paper examines the impact the 120/150 hour rule has on CPA candidates as well as CPA service quality.
  • Mar 08, 2024

    Minnesota legislature pursuing alternative CPA licensure path

    Like Ohio, states across our nation are concerned about the shrinking number of individuals seeking to become CPAs and the negative impact that could have on employers and those they serve.
  • Mar 08, 2024

    Ohioans begin requesting, casting primary ballots

    Ohioans have cast 131,613 primary election ballots through March 4, Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s office said in an email.
  • Mar 08, 2024

    New info released on the municipal net profit tax

    The Ohio Department of Taxation issued a new information release for the municipal net profit tax to advise taxpayers and municipalities of recent legislative changes made by Am. Sub. H.B. 33 related to the municipal net profit tax as administered by the ODT.
  • Mar 08, 2024

    Week in Review: March 10, 2024

    Opening the Governor's Executive Workforce Board meeting Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced a new state resource aimed at helping connect those seeking a new career with the resources needed to achieve their career goals.
  • Mar 01, 2024

    Sen. George Lang wins Outstanding Legislator Award

    The Ohio Society of CPAs was pleased to recognize State Senator George Lang, R-West Chester, with the OSCPA Outstanding Legislator Award on March 1. The award presentation was hosted in Cincinnati by organizational member Seibel & Katz CPAs.
  • Mar 01, 2024

    Joint Committee on Property Tax Review and Reform continues hearings

    A veteran of Ohio tax administration told the General Assembly’s property tax study panel Wednesday that the flagship policy for preventing spikes in tax bills no longer works well.
  • Mar 01, 2024

    National Pipeline Advisory Group asking for feedback on accounting's talent challenges

    The National Pipeline Advisory Group is asking professionals to make their voices heard with a 10-minute survey on accounting's talent issues and possible long-term strategies.