- 2016 was Ohio's seventh consecutive year of record business growth
January 17, 2017 from Secretary of State
- PUCO offers utility tips for small businesses
January 12, 2017 from Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
- January 14 surplus auction features snow blower, road brush, various cooking supplies
January 6, 2017 from Department of Administrative Services
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Ohio minimum wage to increase in 2017
Ohio's minimum wage is scheduled to increase on January 1, 2017, to $8.15 per hour for non-tipped employees and $4.08 per hour for tipped employees. The minimum wage will apply to employees of businesses with annual gross receipts of more than $299,000 per year. View the minimum wage poster for 2017 .
Reporting 4-digit School District Identification Number on W-2s
The Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) needs your help! Starting with the 2016 tax year (W-2s issued in January 2017), please list the four digit school district number along with the school district name in box 20 when reporting school district withholding. Learn more and see an example .
Ohio Business Central
File business documents online with Ohio Business Central. Available online forms include: articles of incorporation for domestic corporations, nonprofits, and professional associations; articles of organization for a domestic limited liability company; foreign for profit and nonprofit corporation application for license; foreign limited liability company registration; trade and fictitious name registration and renewal; and biennial reports for associations and limited liability partnerships, and more.
Hiring Ohioans with Disabilities: A Toolkit for Employers, Managers and Human Resource Professionals
Integrating individuals with disabilities into the workplace can have many benefits for employers. Individuals with disabilities have proven to be dedicated, conscientious and highly productive workers when given the chance. The greatest barriers to hiring workers with disabilities are myths, fears, and misunderstandings. In Ohio, the Toolkit for Employers is the best source of information for recruiting, hiring and retaining workers with disabilities.
Employers can learn about best practices from some of Ohio's top employers; tax incentives for hiring workers with disabilities, and more. View the Hiring Ohioans with Disabilities Toolkit for Employers.