Roemer and Roegner win CPA Society award


Photo courtesy of Kristina Roegner and Bill Roemer

SUMMIT COUNTY – State Senator Kristina Roegner (R-District 27) and State Representative Bill Roemer (R-District 38) each recently received the Ohio Society of CPAs Outstanding Legislator’s Award for their recent work to improve the Ohio tax code and business. climate during a presentation hosted by Copley Trustee Jim Schulte, CPA.
In the photo above, left to right, Barb Benton, vice president of government relations for the Ohio Society of CPAs; Roemer; Roegner; Greg Saul, the Company’s Director of Tax Policy; and Schulte.
According to his office, Roegner was the only state senator to receive the award in the past two years. She was the main sponsor of the tax compliance legislation enacted in March; Senate Bill 97 on the reimbursement of municipal income tax withholding; and Senate Bill 210, which would repeal the Ohio marriage penalty. She has also advocated for the permanent exclusion of workers’ compensation dividends from taxes on business activities, and is currently working on legislation to eliminate taxes on certain expenses and ensure that companies are treated fairly on the deduction of the tax. business income when a business is sold, his office noted.
The Roegner District includes Bath, Boston, Copley, Fairlawn, Norton, Peninsula, Richfield and part of Cuyahoga Falls within the West Side Leader coverage area.
According to his office, Roemer, a CPA, was the main sponsor of legislation allowing accounting students to sit for the CPA exam after completing 120 hours of instruction, which became law last year. He also led the change in the withholding tax rate for flow-through entities to 3%, aligning it with the applicable tax rate, and continues to work to simplify municipal tax reporting and offer an interest amnesty. and costs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. , noted his office.
Roemer represents the western part of Summit County, including Bath, Boston, Copley, Fairlawn, Norton, Peninsula and Richfield in the West Side Leader coverage area.

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