Tax Breaks

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7:13 am
Tue November 11, 2014

City Council Settles Police-Related Lawsuit, Approves Four Tax Breaks

Columbus City Council last night approved spending 150 thousand dollars to settle a lawsuit filed by a woman who was accidentally shot by police officers in the Arena District in July of 2012.

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6:54 am
Thu October 9, 2014

OEC: 2 JobsOhio Board Members Had Potential Conflicts Of Interest

The Ohio Ethics Commission has ruled a tax break deal struck last year with Findlay-based Marathon Petroleum posed a potential conflict of interest for two directors of JobsOhio, the privatized economic-development entity spearheaded by Republican Governor John Kasich.

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6:55 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Council Approves Police Excessive Force Settlement, Two Tax Breaks

Columbus City Council last night approved a 35 thousand dollar legal settlement with a man who claimed he was the victim of excessive use of force by a Columbus police officer during the Arnold Classic in March of last year.

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6:44 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Dublin Officials Mulling Tax Breaks For Amazon

The city of Dublin is considering offering Amazon 500 thousand dollars in tax breaks to build a data center there.

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8:24 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Online Retailer Gets Millions In State Tax Breaks To Open Central Ohio Facility

Seattle-based online retailer Zulily is getting a 12 year, 75 percent state income tax break to open a temporary call center in suburban Columbus.

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7:24 am
Tue July 8, 2014

State Handing Out More Business Tax Breaks

An Ohio Department of Taxation report shows since 2012 the amount of tax credits given to businesses promising to create and retain jobs has been rising.

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7:29 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Council Approves Bond Sale, Repeals Three Tax Breaks

Columbus City Council last night approved the sale of 485 million dollars worth of bonds to fund infrastructure projects.

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7:14 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Columbus Gives Tax Break To Company Owned By Buffett

Columbus City Council last night approved two tax breaks for a profitable private company to locate at Port Columbus.

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11:47 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Billionaire's Company Gets Local Tax Break

The village of New Albany is giving retailer L Brands a full property tax abatement for 15 years to build a new 175 million dollar facility on Smith's Mill Road.

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8:05 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Internet Firm Gets City Tax Break

Smith Brothers Building
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Columbus City Council last night approved a five year tax break for an internet company to retain and create jobs at a downtown building.

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12:38 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Columbus Gives Medical Mutual A Tax Break

The city of Columbus is giving Medical Mutual of Ohio a tax break to move 38 jobs from Delaware County to a building on West Broad Street.

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11:22 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Council To Pass Tax Incentives For Job Creation

Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve tax breaks for three profitable businesses, including one based in Japan.

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6:44 am
Fri December 20, 2013

AG Issues Annual Report On State Tax Breaks

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says 55 percent of companies that got state tax breaks in 2012 met requirements to retain and create jobs.

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7:25 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Hospital Chain Gets Columbus Tax Break

An affiliate of a large hospital chain is getting a tax break from the city of Columbus to move into the downtown area.

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11:58 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Investigation Raises Doubts About Tax Breaks And Job Creation

A Toledo Blade investigation into whether taxpayer funding creates jobs in Ohio shows state documents inflating the number of jobs created by more than 11 thousand.

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7:17 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Council Approves Money For Bridge Repairs, Payment Of OSU Tax Break

Columbus City Council last night approved a 7.2 million dollar payment to Ohio State University.

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6:45 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Tax Breaks Prompt Company To Leave Urbana

A German-based maker of cooling systems for computers and servers is moving its U.S. headquarters from Urbana, Ohio to Schaumburg, Illinois.

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7:01 am
Thu July 11, 2013

Profitable Truck Parts Maker Gets Local Tax Break

The City of Columbus is giving truck parts maker Core Molding Technologies a five year, 25 percent tax break on the income generated by the creation of 85 new jobs.

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7:55 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Columbus Company Getting Second Municipal Tax Break

A food storage company is getting a second tax break from the city of Columbus.

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7:03 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Council Approves Tax Break For Hotel Developers

Columbus City Council last night approved a 10-year property-tax break for developers of the University Plaza Hotel and Conference Center on Olentangy River Road near Ohio State University, to allow for changing the facility into a Marriott hotel.

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