Local firm management news from around the web: Nov. 27 – Dec. 1, 2017

Written on Nov 30, 2017

Ohio cities challenge state’s takeover of local taxes
A coalition of more than 100 Ohio municipalities are challenging the legality of a provision in Gov. Kasich’s two-year budget bill that allows business owners to file tax returns with the state rather than the villages or cities where they do business.

Business continuity and the cloud for accounting firms
During trying times, having a firm’s infrastructure in the cloud gives partners much-needed peace of mind.

Millennials now make up largest workforce generation in U.S.
Millennials are now the largest workforce generation in the U.S., and almost half of them work in business and professional services while a third are in financial activities, according to a new survey geared toward small businesses.

Why the spike in non-traditional firm mergers?
There has long been three avenues of growth in the accounting profession: organic, adding a previously unoffered client service or merging with another firm. That trend is now changing. The past few years have seen a number of firms achieving their respective growth targets by merging in “non-traditional” businesses.

Tech Corner - Tech-training apprenticeship expanding to Ohio, 3 other states
A nonprofit apprenticeship that puts novices in junior software and technology jobs is expanding to Ohio with the help of a $7.5 million federal grant. The program will set up chapters in Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati, but the office locations and local hiring partners are not yet announced.

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