Posted by 14 October 2016
Check out these key votes made by elected officials in Ohio earlier this year, and go to www.votespotter.com to sign up and see how your elected officials voted on these and other issues that impact your daily life.
Senate Bill 264 Create a 'back to school' sales tax holiday: Passed 94 to 1 in the House on 4/27/2016
To provide for a three-day sales tax "holiday" in August 2016 during which sales of clothing and school supplies are exempt from sales and use taxes.
House Bill 466 Eliminate taxes for web advertising: Passed 95 to 0 in the House on 5/4/2016
To exempt digital advertising services from sales and use tax.
House Bill 182 Clarify the process for creating new layers of local government and taxation: Passed 94 to 0 in the House on 2/10/2016
To amend the law governing the creation and operation of joint economic development districts (JEDDs) and enterprise zones.
House Bill 233 Allows certain municipalities to give special tax breaks and subsidized loans and grants to developers and other businesses, and to impose new lodging taxes: Passed 33 to 0 in the Senate on 4/13/2016
To authorize local governments to give certain types of businesses grants, loans, and tax breaks if they are within a limited downtown redevelopment /innovation district; and to impose a new lodging tax in certain counties for a taxpayer-funded port facility.