07/01/15 9:57 p.m.
After hearing from both the income tax administrator and city auditor, Findlay city council members left a Wednesday meeting without coming to an agreement on how to proceed with the collection of business income taxes. Councilman Randy Van Dyne said the system they have in place, while not perfect, is sufficient.
Audio: Randy Van Dyne
The process of deferring income tax payments was approved by city council in 2009.
Councilwoman Holly Frische said she wants to eliminate the deferral option all together, leaving only the quarterly payments and the installment program.
Audio: Holly Frische
Frische’s recommendation was in line with Auditor Jim Staschiak’s request. However the rest of council reasoned the system in place does the best job simply because you can’t treat big corporations and small self-employed-type businesses the same way.
Those who attended left the meeting without making a decision on how to move forward.Read More →