August - Industry Newsletter
IRS NEWS FOR BUSINESS
Join Great Lakes and Midwest Stakeholder Liaison Summer Series – Part III Web Conference to Help Small Businesses Owners Understand Their Tax Responsibilities
Part III - Review Methods to Pay Your Tax...
Medical Marijuana in the Workplace
From Dayton Daily News website
Medical marijuana is legal in Ohio but you will not be able to buy it legally for another year. Even so, Miami Valley employers are trying to decide how they are going to handle the issue of weed in the workplace."
Legislative Update - August 2017
The Ohio Senate and Governor’s Vetoes
Ohio Senate leaders have discussed possibly using one of their two August “if needed” session days (August 16th or August 23rd) to review veto items that the House earlier overrode. There were 11 items the House overrode out of the Governor’s 47 line items. The...
Put-in-Place Construction Spending Forecasts
Alex Carrick is Chief Economist for CanaData, Construction Market Data Group explains the early-Summer 2017 forecasts of the Census Bureau’s put-in-place construction spending statistics on the Daily Commercial News by ConstructConnect.
There’s a full explanation of what constitutes the put-in-place investment...
IRS News for Business July 2017
IRS NEWS FOR BUSINESS July 2017
The IRS will be hosting three web-conferences this summer for small business owners, or people who work with small business owners. The 45 minute web-conferences are live and the speakers will take questions from the attendees. Time: 11am Eastern, 10am...
CEA Legislative Update Week in Review - July 7, 2017
July 7, 2017The state legislature hoped to begin their summer break this week after months of work on various budget bills but it was short-lived as the Ohio House met to vote to override 11 of Governor Kasich’s 47 line-item budget vetoes. This was the first time in forty years that multiple budget...
Trump Signs Executive Order to Expand Apprenticeships
From The White House - Office of the Press Secretary
The order would devote funds to promoting apprenticeships with a particular focus on ‘students at accredited secondary and postsecondary educational institutions, including community colleges.’ Funds would also be used to expand youth participation in...
State tax Collections Continue to come in Below Estimates Prompting Possible Budget Cuts
The Columbus Dispatch article by Randy Ludlow
But a larger-than-expected balance to start the year and less spending than projected likely will avert the need for any year-end cuts to the current budget..."
Loretta Mester Urges Gradual Rate Increases
Article on Crain's Cleveland Business by Bloomberg interviews Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland president Loretta Mester
In this environment, where we continue to make progress toward our goals, we need to move interest rates up, because if you don’t, you will be behind, and then the outcome of that is never good.”...
CEA Legislative Update Week in Review - June 2, 2017
The Ohio General Assembly is entering its home stretch with the state budget having to be completed by July 1st. Legislators attention continues to remain tightly focused on the State Operating Budget, Workers’ Compensation Budget, and the Industrial Commission Budget. CEA continues to work with elected officials on these and...