Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
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.
This year’s cut in the Ohio income tax has been officially shelved. Governor Ted Strickland has signed a bill into law, delaying the tax cut until calendar year 2011.
Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman Friday said 2010′s budget is balanced – so far. And the city’s recreation centers, yard waste pick up and other services will be restored.