CENTERBURG — Centerburg is the latest Knox County entity to formally oppose Ohio House Bill 5, which seeks to initiate statewide uniformity in administration of municipal income taxes. Village Council voted unanimously Monday to issue a resolution that recommends re-drafting of HB 5 to eliminate unfunded mandates and assure revenue neutrality.
The Ohio Municipal League and many of its members have mounted a campaign to oppose HB 5 and have testified to that effect before the House Ways and Means Committee. There is agreement in principle between OML and the Municipal Income Tax Uniformity Coalition that a simplified tax system would create a more favorable business climate in Ohio, but major differences persist about the scope of the legislation.
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