Weekend News Roundup

Weekly small business and entrepreneurial news bites.

One aspect of Ohio’s new business tax code that makes the state attractive to entrepreneurs launching small businesses is that there is no tax on the first $1 million of gross receipts, according to Ohio Means Business. Wonderland Columbus...
Gahanna Among Eight Cities that Want Your Business CNNMoney.com on Tuesday released a list of eight communities across the United States that offer compelling incentives to would-be entrepreneurs and Gahanna made the cut. The website claims the city's local income tax...
Jeff Siegler, director of revitalization at Heritage Ohio, makes the case for redeveloping that nation's urban centers and small town Main Streets to create strong local economies. Local officials are hopeful that Columbus Commons park will help bring more...
The Ohio Department of Development is accepting "statements of interest" from existing or potential business incubators that want money from the Ohio New Entrepreneur fund. Over the last five years, Ohio lawmakers have revamped the state's tax structure to create...
The founders of the Columbus Idea Foundry have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $5,500 to double the size of their space.  Ohio ranks 5th in the nation for cost of doing business, according to CNBC's "America's Top States for...