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Homeowners Appeal Property Taxes At Record Pace

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Homeowners are against property tax increase.
12:00AM
March
7, 2011

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.

Just Who Pays Ohio’s Estate Tax?

12:00AM
January
14, 2011

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.

Ohio Supreme Court Oks State’s Satellite TV Tax

12:00AM
December
27, 2010

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a state tax on satellite TV companies does not violate federal commerce laws.

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) Supports Limited Tax Cut Extensions

12:00AM
November
29, 2010

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.

Majority of Ohio Taxpayers File Electronically

12:00AM
April
15, 2010

The pressure is on central Ohio residents who waited until the last minute to file income taxes.

State Income Tax Phase Out Supporters Claim Short-Changed At Hearing

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February
25, 2010

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.

Thousands of Ohioans Missing Out on Federal Tax Break

12:00AM
January
29, 2010

Every year, thousands of low and moderate income Ohioans fail to take advantage of a federal tax break that’s worth thousands of dollars.

Little-Known Tax Credit For Political Contributions

12:00AM
December
23, 2009

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.

Gov. Strickland Postpones Tax Cut

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December
22, 2009

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.

2010 Budget Balanced; New Tax Will Not Fund Police or Fire Classes

12:00AM
November
13, 2009

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.