Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students’ costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment.
The survey by Quinnipiac University says 60 percent of Ohio voters support the idea of increasing the severance tax on drilling companies to allow income tax relief for Ohioans.
State leaders have proposed ending Ohio’s estate tax. But some Columbus-area leaders say repealing it would be a detriment to their communities.
Since 2005, the number of Ohioans appealing the assessed value of their homes has nearly tripled. That’s largely because market values have plummeted, but county auditors have kept assessed values and property taxes relatively flat. But that’s changing.
If you plan to leave a lot to your heirs, you may not have to migrate south to avoid Ohio’s estate tax. Some legislators have discussed its repeal. WOSU explains how the estate tax works and who it affects.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a state tax on satellite TV companies does not violate federal commerce laws.
Ohio’s Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown said Monday he favors extension of some income tax cuts and he’d also like to see Congress extend unemployment benefits. Brown made the comments while visiting a Columbus food pantry.
The pressure is on central Ohio residents who waited until the last minute to file income taxes.
Opponents of a proposal to phase out Ohio’s graduated state income tax had a big platform to make their case Wednesday. It was a hearing of the Ohio House Ways and Means Committee. Supporters of the measure charged they were short-changed.
Every year, thousands of low and moderate income Ohioans fail to take advantage of a federal tax break that’s worth thousands of dollars.
With December 31st looming, the clock is ticking for Ohioans to get a little-known tax credit this year, and it’s directly linked with giving contributions to politicians.