Tax Breaks

Columbus-based Huntington Bancshares will get city tax breaks to convert a vacant Cleveland Avenue grocery store into an office building with 14 hundred workers.

Columbus City Council last night approved a 6-year, 55 percent income tax break for a manufacturer to move 57 jobs from the Linden area into downtown.


Columbus City Council is expected to approve legislation giving the financial-services firm Morgan Stanley tax breaks to create 300 jobs over the next few years as part of an expansion of its offices in the Easton area.


Columbus City Council last night approved a 37 thousand 500 dollar payment to an Upper Arlington couple whose home was damaged by a natural gas leak and house explosion in March of last year.

Columbus City Council last night approved a tax break for a California-based retailer to create 158 jobs in logistics and warehousing.

The City of Columbus is giving a local health system a 6 million dollar tax break to build a new headquarters near the Route 315 and North Broadway interchange.

Columbus City Council last night approved two tax breaks for retailer Big Lots to move its headquarters from the west side to the northeast side.

The City of Groveport is giving a profitable clothing retailer a 10-year, 50 percent income tax break.

Plans are in the works for a new medical office building in Hilliard.

Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve a 10-year, 75-percent property tax abatement for United Parcel Service to expand its Trabue Road facility, retaining 748 jobs and creating 75 new ones.

A mail-order men's personal grooming company is getting a 428 thousand dollar state tax break to open a new fulfillment center in Grove City.


Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve two pieces of legislation that would pave the way for a pair of controversial developments in the Short North.

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Columbus City Council last night approved tax breaks for three projects that will cost local taxpayers 2.36 million dollars.

Columbus City Council last night approved one business tax break and amended two others.


EverPower officials continue to negotiate with Logan County Commissioners over the construction of a wind farm that would stretch from Hardin to Logan counties.

Two bills have been introduced in the state legislature that would significantly increase the value of the Ohio Film Tax Credit.

Cincinnati-based Kroger says its fourth-quarter profit was 559 million dollars, exceeding Wall Street expectations.

A new study by the progressive-leaning think tank Policy Matters Ohio shows the state gives out billions of dollars in tax breaks with little oversight.

Ohio Governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich  wants more state income tax cuts in a year that saw certain small-business taxes reduced to zero and across-the-board reductions statewide.


Columbus City Council last night approved a ten-year, 15 million dollar tax break for Children’s Hospital to add 2 thousand jobs as part of its 189 million dollar expansion.