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 everyone. There are some modest improvements to Ohio’s tax policy, but these small changes are extremely limited in comparison to the billions of dollars proposed in this tax shift.
The budget also includes modest investments and and modest budget cuts. Ohio has serious needs including a 16% poverty rate, high levels of childhood hunger, and crumbling infrastructure.