Affluent Ohioans get tax credits meant for those who aren’t

Oct. 31 - Policy Matters Ohio outlined in a report issued today how many taxpayers who claim a deduction for at least $100,000 in business income are also claiming a host of means-tested tax credits, including the child care and dependent credit, the retirement income credit and the $20 personal and dependent exemption credit.

Brown, Murray, Blumenthal, Warren, Durbin Demand Answers From Admin. On Struggling For-Profit Colleges That Could Leave Taxpayers In The Lurch

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Patty Murray (D-WA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Richard Durbin (D-IL) demanded answers from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education to determine what they are doing to protect students and taxpayers from the troubled InfiLaw for-profit college system. Infilaw System – composed of the Arizona Summit School of Law (“Arizona Summit”), the Florida Coastal School of Law (“Florida Coastal”), and the now-defunct Charlotte School of Law (“CSL”) — is owned by the private equity firm Sterling Partners.

What Consumers Should Know About Short-Term Health Plans

COLUMBUS, Oct. 31 — New rules from the federal government are increasing the availability of temporary health insurance products known as short term health plans. Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment is urging Ohio consumers to review and consider the specifics of short-term, limited duration plans prior to purchase.