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Invest to Improve Ohio

Sadly, many of our neighbors are struggling to get by. The State of Ohio has the opportunity to do great things – like end hunger in our...

Reviewing loopholes

This is a small victory compared to tax cuts of $1.7 billion that should be invested in schools, local governments, and infrastructure....

SENATE BUDGET RELEASED

Background: In February, the Governor proposed a massive tax shift that would have raised nearly $5 billion in new revenue to pay for a...

70% don’t know…

New research out today finds that only 30% of business executives actually knew they were receiving a tax credit for “engaging in...

House passes Ohio budget

We are also disappointed that the Ohio House removed language establishing a tax expenditure review commission and an appropriate...

What is TPP?

TPP stands for Tangible Personal Property, which refers to a type of property (such as machines in a factory) that would be subject to...

Ohio can do Better

16% of Ohioans are in poverty. Nearly 2 million Ohioans struggle to put food on the table. Tuition is rising, and Paychecks are stagnant....

Digging in on the Budget

Commissioner Testa advocated once again for lowering the income tax in Ohio in hopes of making Ohio more ‘competitive’ and attracting...

Governor proposes massive tax shift

The budget proposal includes a 23% income tax rate cut that will benefit the wealthiest Ohioans, while increasing sales taxes on...

DRAFT SCHEDULE

Representative Smith, Chair of the Ohio House Finance Committee released his draft timeline for the Ohio budget....

Tax Rankings: an unhelpful measure

The Tax Foundation released their “Small Business Tax Climate Index” (SBTCI) earlier this week, and Ohio ranked 44th – down a few spots...

The Economics of a Bridge

In the “Economic Case for Free Bridges and Roads” Alex Marshall presents the public economics piece that is often forgotten in our public...

Elimination…

Mr. Earl correctly identifies the impact of cutting the income tax in Ohio – cutting services. Mr. Earl says, “As a rule, states that get...

Candidates and Taxes

(READ THEIR ANSWERS HERE).  This is a very important question, because more income tax cuts will likely be one of the largest budget...

Eroding the foundation

Since the 2005 tax cuts, Ohio has lost jobs and reduced spending on education, community services, and public safety in our local...

Did you see the numbers?

All the numbers can become mind-numbing and lost in translation. Here is the big thing we take away from all the numbers that have...