News Releases - 1999
Utilities Settle Tax Claims
EXCERPT: "Ohio Tax Commissioner
Thomas M. Zaino today (12-23-99) announced the
settlement of several lawsuits which held potential for
severely impacting school funding across the
Due May Cost You
EXCERPT: "The Ohio Department of
Taxation this week is mailing out more than 206,000
letters to parents who are reportedly delinquent in
paying court-ordered child support."
Credit Program Deadline Extended
EXCERPT: "The deadline to apply
for assistance for this winter's heating bills through
the Ohio Energy Credit Program has been extended to
November 1, 1999."
Technology-friendly Ohioans among leaders in the number of
electronic tax returns filed
EXCERPT: "More than one million
Ohioans filed individual income tax returns
electronically last season, putting Ohio second only to
California among all 50 states."
Money While Improving Services
EXCERPT: "When Governor Taft
took office in January, he required each Department to
have a spending control plan and ordered a limited
hiring freeze. As a result of its spending control, the
Ohio Department of Taxation will return $1.5 million to
the General Revenue Fund (GRF)."
Commissioner Names Team
EXCERPT: "During his first week
in office, Ohio Tax Commissioner Tom Zaino outlined his
priorities for the Department, including the creation
of his Management Leadership Team."