HB 5 - A substitute version of House Bill 5 (subHB5) as amended by and voted on by the Ohio Senate has now also passed the Ohio House of Representatives. From this point, the bill will go before Governor John Kasich for final approval.
We will keep you updated on any developments as they become available.
The House Bill 5 substitute bill will hurt cities because:
A municipal income tax system in Ohio that’s reasonable and simple is possible and attainable with the proper legislation. Join us in helping municipalities around Ohio oppose subHB5 and convince lawmakers to do what’s best for all of Ohio by demanding true uniformity in Ohio municipal income tax.
Click here to read subHB5 as introduced during the press conference.
Click here to read the House Ways and Means Committee’s Omnibus Amendment to subHB5.
Click here to read the Ohio Legislative Service Commission’s HB 5 and subHB5 comparison.
Click here to read a review of subHB5 from the perspective of Ohio’s municipalities.
Click here to submit your resolution or impact analysis to Ohio United.
We are an advocacy group for Ohio’s cities and villages, initiated by Ohio’s First Suburbs Consortiums and communities from the Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Toledo metropolitan areas.
Mike Summers, Mayor, Lakewood
Jennifer Kuzma, Director, NEO-FSC
Jack Jenson, Executive Director, First Suburbs Dayton
Tom Moeller, City Manager, Madeira
Steve Byington, Vice Mayor, Oakwood
Bill Doering, Councilman, Amberly Village
Ben Kessler, Mayor, Bexley
Earl Leiken, Mayor, Shaker Heights