Ohio House Seeks Income Tax Cut Despite Federal Relief Law Limit

April 14, 2021, 6:42 PM

Ohio House Republicans are proposing an individual income tax cut that could set the state on a collision course with federal officials over roughly $300 million in Covid-19 stimulus dollars.

A provision in the House’s H.B. 110, unveiled Tuesday, would cut Ohio’s tiered personal income taxes by 2% across the board, reducing state revenue by roughly $148 million in fiscal year 2022 and $156 million in fiscal year 2023. If enacted, the bill could make the state run afoul of yet-to-be-released U.S. Treasury guidance that will lay out what precisely states can and can’t do with stimulus dollars ...

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