State of Ohio Small Business Grants

The State of Ohio has launched new grants to offer relief for certain business owners. If your business is in the Food and Beverage, Entertainment, or Lodging industries or a new small business that started Read More


Deb Weber

Jun 25, 2021

Where Is My Federal & Ohio Tax Refund for 2020?

Taxpayers have until Wednesday, April 15, 2021, to file their 2020 tax returns and pay any tax due.  If you are expecting a tax refund, you can click the link below to quickly learn the status Read More


Deb Weber

Mar 06, 2020

Learn the IRS Red Flags That Can Trigger an Audit

What triggers an IRS tax audit? While the IRS isn't about to publish a list of items that cause an audit red flag, there are a number of items that are known to raise the Read More


Deb Weber

Mar 01, 2017

New Requirement for Ohio Tax Filers

In an effort to combat stolen-identity tax fraud, the Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT), the IRS and other income taxing states are requesting additional information this filing season. Taxpayers will be asked to provide information from their Read More


Deb Weber

Dec 15, 2016

2015 Year-End Tax Planning Tips for Individuals

As 2015 winds down, it's a good idea to budget for your 2015 personal income tax bill, in the event that you'll owe the IRS money. Taxpayers who review their situations before year end have Read More


Deb Weber

Nov 10, 2015

Leaving IRA Money to Charity: A Tax-Smart Strategy

These days, many people have a large percentage of their wealth in the form of traditional IRA accounts. In most cases, this is because significant distributions have been rolled over tax-free from qualified retirement plans Read More


Deb Weber

Dec 21, 2015

Get More Bang for Your Buck with Tax-Favored Employee Benefits

2016 ushers in a few changes to the tax laws that govern benefits, as the IRS recently laid out in its annual "Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits." The document features important clarifications, not just identifying Read More


Deb Weber

Feb 18, 2016

Do Your Employees Value the Benefits You Offer?

When you add them all up, employee benefits can easily equate to 30% or even 40% of total compensation. Chances are, your workers have no clue about that. But they should. The International Foundation of Read More


Deb Weber

May 17, 2016

Midyear Individual Tax Planning Moves Inspired by the PATH Act

Five Individual Tax Planning Moves Numerous tax breaks have been retroactively expanded for 2015 and beyond — or, in some cases, been made permanent — under the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of Read More


Deb Weber

Jun 16, 2016

Ohio’s Minimum Wage Increases to $7.85 an hour

Business owners will need to increase minimum wage for their employees. Ohio’s minimum wage will go up by 15 cents to $7.85 an hour beginning Jan. 1, 2013, the Ohio Department of Commerce announced. For Read More


Deb Weber

Oct 03, 2012