Research and Development Tax Credit Expansion Act

On July 22, 2019, a bill (the Research and Development Tax Credit Expansion Act) was introduced that would be effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2019 to expand refundability and increase simplification of the research credit for certain small businesses. The Research and Experimentation (R&E) tax credit promotes

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GILTI or not GILTI?

Additional regulations for Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income (“GILTI”) were released on June 14, 2019.  Taxpayers were relieved to find two favorable adjustments: Proposed GILTI high-tax exclusion Final guidance on how to calculate GILTI for partnerships High-Tax Exclusion GILTI was put into place to tax the intangible earnings of companies and

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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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