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    State of Ohio Budget: Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017

    The Budget Bill

    H.B. 64: The Ohio Budget for FY 2016-17
    The final bill as passed by both houses of the Ohio General Assembly on June 26, 2015.

    Governor Kasich's Veto Message
    Ohio Governor Kasich vetoed 44 items in the Ohio FY budget bill on June 30, 2015.

    Taxation Provisions

    Ohio Senate Bill 208 introduced to repair income tax flaw
    September 8, 2015
    Ohio Senate Bill 208 has been introduced to repair a flaw in the taxation of taxable business income contained in Am. Sub. H.B. 64, the budget bill for the 2016-2017 biennium.

    Ohio income tax changes for business income may increase taxes for some taxpayers
    July 9, 2015
    Much has been made about the income tax cut that is the centerpiece of the tax provisions contained in Am. Sub. H.B. 64, the budget bill for 2016-2017. Behind all the noise, however, lurks a tax increase for the 2015 tax year for many taxpayers taking advantage of the so-called small business tax deduction.

    Ohio House & Senate conference committee unveils tax provisions for 2016-2017 budget bill
    June 29, 2015
    Following the adoption of competing budget bill provisions by the Ohio House and Senate, a conference committee has worked out the differences and issued its recommendations. Like the versions proposed by Governor Kasich and approved by the Ohio House and Senate, the conference version of the bill results in a significant tax cut for Ohio taxpayers. The difference lies in the road traveled to achieve the reductions.

    Archived Budget Tax Publications
    Includes Bricker & Eckler publications about the Ohio FY 2016-17 budget as it moved through the Ohio General Assembly.

    The Education Component

    Final State Aid and Direct Fixed-Rate Operating Levy Loss Reimbursement Estimates
    From the Ohio Legislative Services Commission from the final Ohio FY 2016-17 budget.