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  • Dec 03, 2021

    Senate holds first hearing on the COVID vaccine exemption mandate

    The Ohio Senate on Nov. 20 held its first hearing on the House Bill 218, the COVID vaccine exemption mandate bill, after passing Nov. 18 in the House.
  • Dec 03, 2021

    New unemployment tax system goes live Dec. 6

    The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services last week announced its new unemployment insurance tax system for employers is slated to go live Dec. 6.
  • Dec 03, 2021

    Politicos on the Move: Dec. 5, 2021

    State Sen. Theresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green) filed to run for Ohio's new 9th Congressional District, currently represented by longtime incumbent Democrat Marcy Kaptur (Toledo).
  • Dec 03, 2021

    Week in Review: Dec. 5, 2021

    With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost warned consumers about the potential for illegal robocallers to pose as a legitimate business such as Amazon, Apple or PayPal in an effort to steal personal information and money.
  • Dec 02, 2021

    Supreme Court sets schedule for congressional redistricting lawsuit

    The Ohio Supreme Court this week set an expedited briefing schedule for a lawsuit challenging congressional redistricting plan Senate Bill Senate Bill 258, denying a motion by the plaintiffs that would set oral arguments for February.
  • Dec 02, 2021

    YOU are that CPA! Learn why tomorrow

    When you made the commitment to become a CPA, you chose to become more than just a passenger in the business world. Join us tomorrow – Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon – to learn how you can put that commitment into action in an impactful way.
  • Nov 24, 2021

    House passes vaccine mandate exemption bill

    House Republicans succeeded last week in approving a bill to create exemptions for workers and students from mandates to be vaccinated against COVID-19, after lack of agreement on the issue thwarted prior attempts at a floor vote on the matter.
  • Nov 24, 2021

    DeWine signs congressional redistricting map

    Gov. Mike DeWine on Nov. 20 signed Senate Bill 258, which sets congressional boundaries for Ohio's 15 congressional districts for the next four years, though some groups have suggested they will challenge the map in court.
  • Nov 24, 2021

    CPA Voice: Advocacy wins added up in 2021

    The OSCPA advocacy team has seen success on numerous fronts for the profession in 2021.
  • Nov 19, 2021

    Week in Review: Nov. 21, 2021

    The Ohio Association of Career Technical Superintendents and the Alpaugh Family Economics Center released new research showing career technical education and training in Ohio generates $1.4 billion in economic activity (FY19), supports more than 15,000 jobs, and provides an average return on investment for program graduates of 2,071% after 20 years.
  • Nov 19, 2021

    Muni tax cleanup bill signed into law

    Gov. Mike DeWine on Nov. 8, signed into law House Bill 228, an OSCPA-backed measure that will update the centralized collection process for municipal net profits taxes.
  • Nov 19, 2021

    Sales tax on services rears its head in Indiana

    OSCPA and other business groups in the past decade staved off three separate attempts to expand Ohio’s sales tax base to professional services – including CPA services.
  • Nov 19, 2021

    OSCPA members appointed to legislative committees

    Two OSCPA members have recently been appointed to legislative committees to help advocate for the profession.
  • Nov 19, 2021

    Millions in COVID grants still available

    The Ohio Department of Development this week issued a reminder that millions of dollars in grants are still available to help entertainment venues, restaurants, hotels and new small businesses hurt by the pandemic.
  • Nov 18, 2021

    Join us Dec. 3 to learn the power of participation

    Join us on Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon for Advocacy in Action, an engaging, interactive, virtual look at the inner workings of the legislative process. Hear insights from Ohio lawmakers and peers on the value of your involvement.
  • Nov 12, 2021

    Rep. Thomas West, Rep. Bill Roemer win Outstanding Legislator Award

    The Ohio Society of CPAs was pleased to recognize Rep. Thomas West, D-Canton, and Rep. Bill Roemer, CPA, R-Richfield, with OSCPA Outstanding Legislator Awards on Nov. 8.
  • Nov 12, 2021

    Spotlight on the SALT Deduction Cap

    On Oct. 26, OSCPA provided proponent testimony to the Ohio Senate Ways and Means Committee in support of Senate Bill 246, which would authorize a pass-through entity owner to claim a refundable credit against the owner’s Ohio income tax liability equal to the owner’s proportionate share of the tax paid by the PTE.
  • Nov 12, 2021

    Politicos on the Move: Nov. 14, 2021

    Term limited Ohio House member David Leland (D-Columbus) announced he will be running for 10th District Court of Appeals judge.
  • Nov 12, 2021

    Week in Review: Nov. 14, 2021

    Tax collections exceeded forecasts by almost $127 million or 6.2% in October, as all major sources beat forecasts, according to preliminary figures from the Ohio Office of Budget and Management.
  • Nov 12, 2021

    OSCPA member joins Ohio CPA/PAC board

    Owen Wyss, CPA, CFO of Complete General Construction has joined the Ohio CPA/PAC Board.