Tax & Public Expenditures

MISSION

To foster a fair and equitable tax system that stimulates growth, innovation, and job creation; and minimizes compliance costs and administrative burdens.

For more information on the Ohio Chamber’s stances on tax and spending issues or how to join the committee, please contact Tony Long.

PRIORITIES FOR 19-20:

  • Repeal the existing sales tax on employment services.
  • Modernize and clarify the rules regarding what constitutes electronic information services and their sales and use tax treatment.
  • Reform the taxation of pass-through entities, including withholding requirements, and revise Ohio law to address federal tax law changes pertaining to the auditing of partnerships..
  • Maintain the current, reasonable commercial activity tax rate, minimize tax expenditures and resist bifurcating the rate.
  • Support efforts to ensure adequate and reliable funding for Ohio’s transportation system.
  • Prohibit municipalities from retaliating against companies that seek to take advantage of the new option to file just one municipal net profit tax return.
  • Enhance newly-created Opportunity Zones by incentivizing their use in order to drive investment opportunities to Ohio.
  • Support research and development incentives in next generation technologies consistent with the Ohio BOLD recommendations.
  • Work to improve the tax review process to ensure an efficient and fair tax system.
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