Ohio offers grant for international marketing

Rapid technological advancements are making international business accessible for companies of all sizes, but the opportunity for new sales comes at a cost – not the least of which is introducing your product to a new, foreign audience. The Ohio Department of Development and the U.S. Small Business Administration can

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Obama continues to push for increased taxes

President Obama released a budget request Monday that calls for a significant increase in tax revenue, mainly at the expense of individuals making at least $200,000 per year in adjusted gross income or families making $250,000 per year. The budget has little chance of passing a divided Congress in an

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2011 tax changes set stage for busy 2012

With a contentious summer of debate in the rear-view mirror and a presidential election on the horizon, we could see a number of tax changes in 2012, including the retroactive extension of a handful of incentives that expired at the end of 2011: state and local sales tax deduction, higher

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IRS announces compliance program for misclassified workers

The IRS recently announced a Voluntary Compliance Program for employers who have improperly classified workers as “independent contractors” rather than “employees.” It is an opportunity for some companies to save a significant amount of money in potential taxes, penalties and interest. Under the terms of the Voluntary Compliance Program, the

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