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  • 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.
  • Jul 23, 2021

    Week in Review: July 25, 2021

    Ohio could see over 15,000 new jobs, $13 billion in economic activity and $2.5 billion in tax revenue in the next 25 years if it takes certain steps to promote Advanced Air Mobility, according to a recent study by Crown Consulting and other partners.
  • Jul 16, 2021

    Week in Review: July 18, 2021

    Ohio was ranked 10th in a CNBC "Top States for Business in 2021" report released Tuesday, retaining its position from 2019.
  • Jul 15, 2021

    Weigh in on OSCPA candidate endorsements

    Ohio Society of CPAs members this week received an invitation via email to participate in a survey on the Society’s legislative, regulatory, and political program, and particularly its candidate endorsement program.
  • Jul 09, 2021

    Week in Review: July 11, 2021

    Ohio notched double-digit increases over projections for major tax categories in June, adding $367.6 million in excess revenue to end FY21 $1.54 billion ahead of estimates.
  • Jul 01, 2021

    Ohio budget bill is a wrap

    Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 110 into law just before midnight on June 30 after using his pen to exercise 14 line-item vetoes. Two days earlier the House voted 82-13 and the Senate 32-1 to adopt the conference committee report on the $72 billion two-year budget.
  • Jul 01, 2021

    OSCPA-recommended CPAs confirmed for appointment to State Audit Committee

    Ann Gabriel, CPA, is reappointed to complete a new term, and Greg Long, CPA, is newly appointed to serve a three-year term.
  • Jun 25, 2021

    Week in Review: June 27, 2021

    A new resource called "SkillsMatch" can connect those seeking employment with potential opportunities by using resume information, Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said.
  • Jun 24, 2021

    Lawmakers move to pay off unemployment debt

    In a move supported by OSCPA, Ohio lawmakers this week acted to codify Gov. Mike DeWine's plan to wipe out Ohio's unemployment loan from the federal government.
  • Jun 18, 2021

    Week in review: June 20, 2021

    Ohio's coronavirus-related state of emergency was to be removed on Friday, June 18, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday.
  • Jun 17, 2021

    House expels Householder

    The Ohio House voted 75-21 Wednesday to expel Rep. Larry Householder, R-Glenford, determining his actions in the scandal around 133-HB6 amounted to “disorderly conduct” warranting removal under constitutional procedures.
  • Jun 11, 2021

    Week in Review: June 13, 2021

    The Office of Budget and Management released May 2021 preliminary revenue data. Total General Revenue Fund tax receipts finished the month $744.7 million or 34.1% above the budgeted estimate as the state heads into the final month of FY21.
  • Jun 04, 2021

    Week in Review: June 6, 2021

    The Senate GOP's version of the FY22-23 budget, HB110 (Oelslager), would reduce income taxes by 5% across the board.
  • Jun 03, 2021

    Budget plan addresses muni tax rules, employment services exclusion

    The latest draft of Ohio’s budget bill contains several OSCPA-advocated items that will improve the state’s business climate, including revised pandemic-related municipal income tax withholding rules and eliminating the sales and use tax on employment services.
  • May 27, 2021

    Society supports bonus depreciation bill

    The Ohio Society of CPAs this week supported a bill that prevents a cash-flow issue for businesses that take advantage of pro-taxpayer provisions in the federal CARES Act.
  • May 27, 2021

    House passes OSCPA-supported muni tax bills

    The Ohio House on May 26 approved two OSCPA-supported bills that would make needed adjustments to municipal tax collection.
  • May 27, 2021

    ODT issues updated guidance on unemployment benefits deduction

    The Ohio Department of Taxation has issued an important alert this week for taxpayers who filed federal and Ohio tax returns without the unemployment benefits deduction and who are waiting for the IRS to issue a refund.
  • May 24, 2021

    George Floyd: One year later

    OSCPA President & CEO Scott Wiley, CAE, reflects on an event that changed public perceptions and sparked change in the business community and American life.