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Sales Tax On Ohio Lawyers, CPAs Not Easy To Impose

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Governor Kasich's plan to tax legal, accounting and architectural services may be difficult to implement.
2:41PM
February
7, 2013

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s plan to tax lawyers, lobbyists and accountants is fraught with potential potholes.

State Budget Proposal Would Halt County Sales Tax Increase

Kasich unveils budget
Ohio counties may be prevented from raising sales taxes under Governor Kasich's proposed two year budget.
1:45PM
February
6, 2013

Governor Kasich’s proposed two-year state budget would restore $28 million dollars to the local government fund, but prevent local governments from raising sales taxes.

Sales Tax Could Apply To Haircuts, Sports Tickets, And More

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Gov. John Kasich's tax shift plan calls for the states sales tax to be applied to haircuts, sports tickets, pet grooming, and several other sectors that have traditionally avoided the tax.
7:34AM
February
6, 2013

Gov. John Kasich has proposed a tax shift plan that he says result in a net tax cut of $1.4 billion. But it would mean sales tax on several services that have traditionally avoided sales tax.

Small Airports Wary Of Proposed User Fee

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Union County Airport Manager Ed Rusch inspects a plane owned by the Civil Air Patrol. If the proposed fee is approved, planes like this one would have to pay an additional $100 for every flight that takes place in controlled air space.
5:00AM
December
31, 2012

In the proposed budget for the Federal Aviation Administration next year, the Obama administration is asking for a $100-per-flight user fee on nearly every commercial flight in controlled airspace. It’s been denounced by the airline industry, but the proposal is especially concerning for pilots and operators at Ohio’s smaller airports.

Some Ohio Businesses Get Surprise Tax Return

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11:46AM
December
18, 2012

Ohio tax officials are starting to return more than $13 million to more than 3,000 Ohio companies that unknowingly overpaid their commercial activity tax.

Groveport Madison Levy Passes; Other Districts Not As Lucky

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8:01AM
August 8, 2012

The southeast Columbus suburb was one of just 10 Ohio districts able to pass a levy in Tuesday’s special election.

Conservative Group Teaching Voters How To Repeal School Levies

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Activists with the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law say there's a little-known way for local voters to put school levies up for referendum.
7:27AM
May
8, 2012

Activists with the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law say there’s a little-known way for local voters to put school levies up for referendum.

Kasich’s Tax Plan Stalls In Statehouse

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Rep. Governor John Kasich's tax plan has been criticized from both sides of the political aisle.
6:21AM
March 20, 2012

Republican state lawmakers have been hesitant to support the plan to increase the severance tax on oil and gas drilling companies.

Should Web Shoppers Pay Sales Tax

Posted: October 18, 2011

Congress is considering a bill that would require all web-based retailers collect sales taxes on purchases. What do you think? Should web shoppers pay sales taxes?

What’s The Right Balance On Tax Increases and Spending Cuts?

Posted: September 20, 2011

What’s the best way to balance the national deficit?