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Multistate Tax Update

Ohio Governor John Kasich’s administration has released additional details regarding the expanded list of services that would be subject to the state sales tax under the Executive Budget proposal. Those services the administration deems to be connected to the essentials of life, such as medical care and education, would continue to be tax exempt. The budget would reduce the state sales tax rate from five and a half percent to five percent while subjecting to sales tax a number of services that are not currently subject to sales tax. If adopted, the proposal would add roughly $53 billion to the sales tax base in fiscal year 2015. Governor Kasich’s plan also includes a 20 percent income tax cut across the board.

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