Along with individual stimulus checks and more help for the unemployed, there’s a lot of money headed to Ohio and its cities and counties once the latest 1.9 trillion dollar COVID-19 relief bill is signed into law.
Ohio is one of only six states in the country that doesn’t have an income tax on corporate profits. A liberal leaning think tank that studies public policy says that needs to change. Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles reports.
Small businesses and local communities would receive hundreds of millions of dollars to help with recovery from the coronavirus pandemic under a $1 billion initiative announced by Ohio Govenro Mike DeWine that also includes aggressive marketing of the state as a place to work and live.
Small business leaders throughout the state are telling a House panel looking at how to lift Ohio’s Stay Home order they need to allow businesses to open now. Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles has details.
Ohio Governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich wants more state income tax cuts in a year that saw certain small-business taxes reduced to zero and across-the-board reductions statewide.
Lawmakers and Gov. John Kasich lauded the state budget for its tax cuts for small business owners. But it appears the first year of the budget may actually include a tax increase for many of them. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.