7/8/16 – 6:52 A.M.
A new federal mandate means a large loss of revenue in Allen County. The Lima News reports the county expects to lose nearly $1 million because of rules that end the collection of sales tax from managed care services. The collection of sales on Medicaid premiums will end on July 1 of next year.
Auditor Rhonda Eddy-Steinecker tells the newspaper that former Governor Ted Strickland added the tax to managed care services in 2009. In 2014 the federal government outlawed the practice.
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