COVID-19 Ohio News

Ohio State and Local Tax Updates September 2020

Update to sales tax as applied to Internet-providing equipment A new release from the Ohio Dept of Taxation updates 2004 information on applying sales tax to the purchase of equipment used to provide Internet services. It addresses post-2004 business model changes, for example, an Internet service provider that operates concurrently as an Internet service vendor…

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Ohio State and Local Tax Updates August 2020

RITA begins administering Xenia income tax On Sept. 1, the Ohio Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) will begin administering a local income tax for the City of Xenia. RITA said that it will administer the 2.25% local income tax until further notice. Income tax rates for Ohioans posted An OH Dept. of Taxation lists personal…

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Ohio CAT: Update Federal Relief Act

Ohio Commercial Activity Tax (CAT) Update Federal Relief Act The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress provides federal funding to small businesses, including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Effective June 19, 2020, the loan amount, as well as any portion of loan forgiveness, is not includable in gross receipts for…

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Ohio Manufacturers Asked to Refit to Produce PPE

Ohio Manufacturers Asked to Step Up for Retooling to Produce PPE Supplies On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, Governor DeWine put out a call for all manufacturers who want to repurpose or retool their manufacturing equipment to produce desperately needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for our frontline healthcare providers. [ www.repurposingproject.com ] In response to the COVID-19 challenges,…

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Ohio Tax Filing Deadline Moved to July 15

House Bill 197 moves Ohio tax deadline, addresses numerous other topics On Friday March 27, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed into law House Bill 197.  This legislation provides emergency relief in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  Since the bill contained an emergency clause, the provisions took effect upon the Governor’s signature. While many of…

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