Posted on Monday, May 14, 2018 by Gary Hunt

I heard a phrase this past week that reminded me of OSCPA’s ongoing efforts for simplicity in state taxation: “Complexity is a subsidy.”

Posted on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 by Gary Hunt

The Ohio Society of CPAs endorsed 14 candidates and one ballot issue ahead of yesterday’s Ohio primary. All were victorious.

Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 by Gary Hunt

It's important for business professionals to participate to help make Ohio’s business climate to be as strong as possible.

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 by Gary Hunt

It has been a good year in Ohio for CPAs, as some long-sought reforms have come to pass, but there is still work to do to improve Ohio’s business climate.

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 by Gary Hunt

Getting optional centralized collection of municipal net profits taxes enacted in Ohio’s biennial budget was a difficult task, but one that will improve the state’s business climate.

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by Gary Hunt

Governor John Kasich’s biennial budget proposal, released today, January 30, spells out major reforms to Ohio’s burdensome municipal income tax system and other types of state taxation, several of which were recommended last year by OSCPA’s Ohio Tax Reform Task Force.

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by Gary Hunt

The Ohio Department of Taxation and the IRS each issued warnings this week about a new two-stage email scheme targeting tax professionals nationwide.

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 by Gary Hunt

Ohio is one of only two states in the nation that has secured all of the major tenets of tort reform, according to the American Tort Reform Association.

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Gary Hunt

State income-tax revenue in December came in below estimates, making it the fifth-straight month revenue fell short.

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Gary Hunt

The Republican Steering Committee this week selected Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Troy, to serve on the powerful House Financial Services Committee.

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Gary Hunt

The end of 2016 brought with it the likely end of proposed U.S. Department of Labor overtime rules – and plenty of interest in that story by OSCPA members.

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Gary Hunt

House Bill 9 is a part of OSCPA’s continuing effort for sensible tax policy and transparency, accountability and efficiency at all levels of government.

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Gary Hunt

When a federal district court stopped a Department of Labor overtime rule days before its Dec. 1 implementation date, many employers were left with an unexpected option: should they continue to adhere to the rule or throw out all the planning they had done?

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2016 by Gary Hunt

Despite HB 5 bringing needed reform to Ohio’s municipal income tax system, that system remains a thorn in CPAs’ sides.

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2016 by Gary Hunt

Among the updates: Permit holders must earn a minimum of 20 CPE credits per year.

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2016 by Gary Hunt

When a federal district court stopped a Department of Labor overtime rule days before its Dec. 1 implementation date, many employers were left with an unexpected option: should they continue to adhere to the rule or throw out all the planning they had done?

Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by Gary Hunt

Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-OH (Genoa Township), will be the next chairman of a joint U.S. House-Senate committee on the economy.

Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by Gary Hunt

The Common Sense Initiative Office has asked for feedback on the program from OSCPA members.

Posted on Saturday, December 3, 2016 by Gary Hunt

An HR and legal expert says OSCPA members now have more urgent issues to work on than the suddenly unlikely Department of Labor overtime rule changes.

Posted on Saturday, December 3, 2016 by Gary Hunt

As expected, Ohio lawmakers this week are fast tracking a substitute bill addressing unemployment compensation reforms.