Ohio

Are You Thinking You Need to Amend Your Return?

Mistakes happen and tax returns are no exception. Filing an amended tax return corrects information that changes tax calculations. This includes making changes to filing status and dependents, or correcting income credits or deductions. Don’t file an amended return to fix math errors because the IRS will correct those. The IRS offers tips on how […]

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City tax considerations!

Starting in 2016 the tax code regarding cities had quite an overhaul.   City taxes can be challenging!  Did you know that Ohio is one of few states where cities impose an income tax?   Well, it’s true. RITA (Regional Income Tax Agency) and CCA (Central Collection Agency) are two organizations that handle the city tax filings […]

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The NEW Ohio flat tax. Wait…. What?

Yep! You heard me correctly.  Ohio has a new flat tax.  Doesn’t affect everyone but it does affect people with Ohio Business income that is over the amount that can be deducted with that handy dandy Ohio Business Credit. What’s the Ohio Business Credit you ask? Well…..let me tell you.  If you have business income […]

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Identity Theft-RITA DATA BREACH!!!!

It’s a race to file.  Whoever files a tax return first with any given social security number is the one that initially gets a refund and the filing of your real tax return gets held up for quite some time.  Can’t happen to you?  Hmmmm……don’t be so sure. Just last week the Regional Income Tax Agency, […]

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EEEKKK!!! HB 5 Changes to Municipal Income Tax…

Just when we thought we all understood the thousands of intricacies of municipal tax code, they go and make changes to it. Anyone who does taxes can tell you that depending on the city where you work and the city where you live, there are different tax rates, tax credits, and so on and so […]

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The Ohio ID Quiz

Yikes!! Did you get a letter from the State of Ohio Department of Taxation saying you are required to confirm your identification?   Confusing, right?  Is it real?   Yep, it is. Ohio is requiring many people to confirm their ID.  You will need to log in to the Ohio Department of Taxation of website. There is […]

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Going away to college?

Well, congrats!   A little change of scenery is sometimes nice.   Hopefully you won’t miss the weather here too much. Don’t forget about your State and Local tax filings.  You probably will still need to file an Ohio tax return and a local tax return if you are returning here for summers and holidays. As long […]

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