COLUMBUS – The Ohio House of Representatives yesterday approved House Bill 228, which makes a variety of updates to municipal net profit tax law to improve the relationship between the taxpayer, the municipality, and the state. State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield), the primary sponsor of the bill, says this legislation will reduce unnecessary paperwork for Ohio businesses by simplifying their tax filing processes.
WESTERVILLE – State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield) was recently awarded the David C. Rinebolt Community Service Award as the Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy’s Legislator of the Year.
SUMMIT COUNTY – State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield) yesterday presented sponsor testimony in the Senate Judiciary Committee on legislation to protect sports officials from assault.
SUMMIT COUNTY – State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield) presented Dr. James Robinson with a commendation for his retirement after working in the district for 48 years. Dr. Robinson retired as the superintendent of Manchester Schools and served the school district with the student’s best interests always in mind.
SUMMIT COUNTY – State Representative Bill Roemer (R – Richfield) and State Senator Kristina Roegner (R – Hudson) were both presented the Outstanding Legislator Award from the Ohio Society of CPAs for their recent work to improve Ohio’s tax code and business climate. The presentation was hosted by Jim Schulte, CPA, whose company serves Fairlawn and the surrounding area.
COLUMBUS – The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 44, sponsored by State Representatives Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) and Joe Miller (D-Amherst) to stiffen penalties for assault when the victim is a sports official in the course of their official duties. The sponsors note a recent uptick in assaults on sports officials and a decline in available referees, hoping that this additional measure will create a safer environment for all involved.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Bill Roemer (R-Richfield) announces Sub. House Bill 291, that includes several road-naming bills, passed within the Ohio House. The bill includes Roemer’s House Bill 263 to designate a mile-long portion of County Road 321 in Stark County as “Army Sgt. Vernon R. Judd Memorial Highway.”
The Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 228, sponsored by State Representative Bill Roemer (R–Richfield), which would streamline filing processes for municipal net profits taxes. Currently, businesses can opt into a system run by the Ohio Department of Taxation to pay their municipal net profits tax to the state, which then distributes the revenue to the localities to which the taxes are owed. However, those businesses are still required to notify each municipality in which they owe tax when they opt into the system.
State Rep. Bill Roemer’s (R-Richfield) legislation to boost the state healthcare workforce has now cleared both chambers of the Ohio General Assembly. The emergency legislation, House Bill 6, is a timely bill due to the ongoing issues surrounding the pandemic. Roemer spoke to it on the House floor.