Governor wants Ohio to 'modernize' severance tax

03/04/2013
It's time for Ohio to "modernize" its severance tax so the state can more fully benefit from oil and gas discoveries there, Gov. John Kasich (R) said in his 2013 State of the State address. He called for the increase as he advocated cutting taxes on small businesses by 50% and lowering the state's sales tax to 5%. "I know many of you are concerned about that," Kasich said in his annual address on Feb. 19. "Since we started talking about it, I think the amount of money invested in our state in our reserves is about $4 billion." North Dakota's oil and gas production also is growing, and its severance tax is 8-9%, he continued. "They're exploding. They can'...
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