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Ohio ranked No. 42 in 2019 business climate index

Ohio finished at No. 42 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Analysis: Ohio posts 8th lowest drop in food stamps participants

Ohio ranked No. 42 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Ohio on track to tax online sales

Ohio is mostly compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Ohio posted 14th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Ohio ranked No. 14 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Ohio posted 33rd highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Ohio ranked No. 33 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Ohio gets ‘D’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Ohio ranked No. 26 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

COHEN & COMPANY: Proposed Regulations on Business Interest Expense Deduction Limitations Provide Additional Clarity

In April 2018, the IRS released temporary guidance on the amended limit on deductions for business interest expense for tax years beginning in 2018.

Ohio gets score of 73 on financial transparency

Ohio earned average marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

CHILLICOTHE ROSS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Group-Rating Safety Accountability

Dear Employer: Each year Ohio employers have the opportunity to participate in BWC’s Group-Experience-Rating Program or Group-Retrospective-Rating Program.

COHEN & COMPANY: SEC Adopts Amendments to Simplify and Update Disclosure Requirements

As part of its initiative to improve the information provided to shareholders through disclosure requirements, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted on August 17 to adopt amendments simplifying the disclosure process for preparers, while retaining information that they believe is most useful for investors to make decisions.

COHEN & COMPANY: IRS Proposed Regs on Pass-Through Entity Deduction Offers Guidance for Trusts and Estates

Section 199A of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) allows up to a 20% deduction on qualified pass-through business income to all noncorporate taxpayers — including trusts and estates.

Prominent Ohio nonprofit seeks easing of EPA's Renewable Fuel Standards Program

Northwest Ohio Building Trades Council members believe the proposed standards are too onerous and will result in a rise in costs.

EUROPEAN-AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: EACC Behind the Scenes -- July 2018

The Board of Directors of the European American Chamber of Commerce (EACC) met for its regularly scheduled quarterly meeting on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at the offices of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce, with Board President Doug Moormann chairing the meeting.

Ohio farmers, hit hard by Trump's trade war, welcome policy shift

Concerns over the trade war’s impact on farmers has spurred the creation of Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, a campaign launched by the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit Farmers for Free Trade group.

Ohio Lottery welcomes Play at the Checkout to Giant Eagle stores

Games now available for Play at the Checkout are Powerball and Mega Millions.

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