Governor John Kashich’s two-year budget plan, which allows business owners to file taxes with the state of Ohio rather than their city of residence, is being challenged by a group of Ohio municipalities. Over 100 towns and cities are filing suit in an attempt to block several of the budget bill’s tax provisions.
The main federal income tax filing deadline here in the U.S. is in mid-April. However, spring doesn’t have a monopoly on important tax filing dates. Fall sees such a key deadline, the filing deadline for those who received an extension.
Although it comes at the same time twice a year, your property tax bill likely surprises you. Like countless others in Ohio, that often unplanned-for expense will either wreck your budget or go to the back burner where you will deal with it later. However, later may not come until the next tax bill arrives, further complicating your financial situation.
There are certain things it can be very important for consumers to pay attention to when it comes to sales taxes. This includes what sales tax holidays they might be able to take advantage of.
Facing a large state tax bill can be an intimidating situation for an Ohio taxpayer. Such tax bills could expose a person to various collection tactics, and responding to such a bill can pose challenges. Certain things could make such a situation even more complicated. One is if the bill is in relation to a very old tax debt.
One tax benefit an organization might pursue is being granted 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. Examples of groups that may qualify for this status include: charities, religious groups, scientific groups and education groups.
Businesses can be heavily impacted by a wide range of tax laws and policies. This includes the sales tax laws and policies of the states that they operate in. States vary greatly in their sales tax rules. This includes in their rules regarding how their sales tax applies to the sharing economy.
With tax day just having passed, federal taxes can be fresh on people’s minds. How much federal tax liability do people here in the U.S. generally have? Well, reportedly, in 2016, the national per-person average for federal taxes paid was $8,943. This includes income, estate and payroll taxes.
Most businesses do their due diligence in warning employees about sharing confidential information, such as W-2s, with outside sources you don't recognize. But what if an email appears to have come from inside your organization?
When you are filling out federal and state income tax forms, most likely your primary concern is to avoid an audit. While this is a legitimate concern, as are the myriad complexities of the IRS Tax Code, major errors of that nature are not the most common among filers.