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  • May 9, 2017 : Ohio Society of CPAs Columbus Spring CPE Day
    • Richard B. Fry: “Substantial Nexus Wars”
  • May 10, 2017 : Ohio Society of CPAs Youngstown CPE Day
    • Richard B. Fry: “Substantial Nexus Wars”
  • May 18, 2017 : Ohio Society of CPAs Akron CPE Day
    • Richard B. Fry: “Substantial Nexus Wars”
  • May 23, 2017 : Ohio Society of CPAs Cleveland Spring CPE Day
    • Steven A. Dimengo: “Sales Tax Compliance / Internet Tax”
    • Richard B. Fry: “Substantial Nexus Wars”

Ohio Sales/Use Tax Manufacturing Exemption: Accelerate the Beginning of the Manufacturing Process

March 9, 2017

Ohio’s manufacturing exemption (R.C. 5739.011) is available for property primarily used to produce tangible personal property for sale. Of course, the manufacturer wants to exempt its property as soon as possible, which begins when the manufacturer’s raw materials are “committed.” A common misunderstanding is that raw materials must be transformed in some way, such as… Read More

Ohio Man Fights Personal Tax Liability For Employer’s Buys

February 28, 2017

Tax Talk

February 17, 2017

Welcome to TaxTalk–a video series where Buckingham Partners Steven A. Dimengo and Richard B. Fry discuss hot topics, new developments and tax law you need to know. Click the link above to watch a short video as Buckingham Partner Steven A. Dimengo explains why he loves what he does.

Crain’s Cleveland – Ohio tax changes on the horizon, sales tax to become even more significant. Is your business maximizing available exemptions and incentives?

February 14, 2017

Buckingham attorneys Steven A. Dimengo and Richard B. Fry III explain Ohio tax changes on the horizon with sales tax to become even more significant. Gov. Kasich’s quest to lower the Ohio personal income tax rate continues in his latest proposed biennium budget, even in the face of Ohio’s tax revenue falling short of estimates. If… Read More

Ohio Commercial Activity Tax Bright-line Nexus Constitutional-What to do now?

February 8, 2017

The Ohio Supreme Court recently held that the bright-line presence nexus standard for Ohio Commercial Activity Tax (“CAT”) does not violate the U.S. Constitution. Many taxpayers have pending audits or appeals at the Board of Tax Appeals regarding this nexus issue. What should these and other CAT taxpayers do now? First, it is expected the… Read More

Ohio Sales and Use Tax: Recent Board of Tax Appeals Decisions Highlight the Importance of Fully and Effectively Challenging Tax Commissioner Determinations

January 31, 2017

Following up on our Sales and Use Tax Subcommittee Report, there are quite a few cases of note decided by the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals. An unfortunate overriding theme in these recent decisions is that each taxpayer lost due to one of the following: insufficient evidence in support of appeal; the decision was consistent… Read More