Author:Jeff Senney

The Ohio Senate passed Small Business Deduction legislation (SB 186) 30-2.  This legislation is intended to clarify, retroactive to 2013, that small business owners who engage a professional employer organization to handle their payroll  receive the same tax incentive as those small business owners who do not. HB...

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The Ohio Ways and Means Committee held a hearing today on Senate Bill 186 which contains a proposed legislative clarification of the eligibility requirements for taking the Ohio small business deduction ("SBD").  At issue, was whether small businesses which engage a professional employer organization to handle their...

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Income of a business owned by a pass-thru entity (PTE) is generally subject to Ohio income tax in the hands of the owner. PTEs include partnerships, “S” corporations and limited liability companies. Starting in 2013, the definition of “adjusted gross income” found in ORC section 5747.01(A)...

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Shares of an S corporation may not generally be owned by corporations, partnerships or nonresident aliens. Shares of an S corporation may be owned by individuals, estates, certain tax-exempt organizations and certain trusts. Trusts that are permitted to hold S corporation stock include: grantor trusts, testamentary...

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