Does Your Ohio 401(k) Plan Need An Audit?

Some Ohio businesses’ 401k and retirement plans are too small to need an external audit. Generally speaking, only when your participant count exceeds 100 will you be required to conduct a benefit plan audit. However, there is one exception to this general rule. The “80-120 rule,” as it is commonly

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HB 166: Lawyers and Lobbyists Lose in Ohio

Ohio Governor Signs HB 166, Eliminating the Small Business Deduction for Some; Cutting Tax Rates for All On Thursday July 18, 2019, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed into law House Bill 166. This is a 2-year state budget bill that includes many, significant tax changes for Ohioans. This bill has

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Ohio Opportunity Zone Tax Credit Signed into Law

On July 18, 2019, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s operating budget was signed into law, including a 10 percent nonrefundable income tax credit to those who invest in the state’s Opportunity Zones. The income tax credit is equal to 10 percent of capital gains reinvested, up to $1 million, into Qualified

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Ohio Introduces New Workforce Development Bill

House Bill 2 was recently introduced in Ohio to establish and fund three new workforce development programs.  Overseen by the Development Services Agency, this bill will support industry sector partnerships and industry-recognized credentials by providing $32.5 million in state funding in FY 2020 and FY 2021 for the three programs. 

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