From The Toledo Blade
A woman spending $125 for a hair coloring, cut, and style may have to add $6.25 more to the bill before tip.
A $1,500 retainer to a lawyer to handle a divorce with child-custody issues may get $75 larger.
A proposal to extend Ohio’s sales-tax umbrella to cover a broad array of professional services could add to the cost of newly built homes as architects, engineers, and interior designers all find themselves collecting and remitting sales taxes for the first time in Ohio.
It will even cost more in taxes to pay your taxes.
While Gov. John Kasich argues that his plan more accurately reflects an economy that is increasingly service-based, targets of the tax counter that it will make some services less affordable for lower-income Ohioans and could work against the governor’s goal of adding small-business jobs to the economy.