Ohio House Passes “Hang On Sloopy” As Official State Rock Song

Ohio State University Marching Band, Ohio Statehouse, Hang on Sloopy, Official Sate Rock Song

According to cleveland.com, the song “Hang On Sloopy” has been passed by the Ohio House of Representatives as the state’s official rock song. The song has been recognized by the state legislature since the 1980’s, but not legally. It now goes to the Senate for consideration. To read the full article, click here.

Attorney Tony Barlow Participates In Loveland Station Groundbreaking

Tony Barlow, Loveland Station, Groundbreaking

Strauss Troy client, the City of Loveland celebrated the groundbreaking of Loveland Station in late 2014. The $12 million project will include premier mixed use residential and retail development in the heart of the Loveland Historic Downtown District. The project is being developed by River Trails Flats, LLC.

Strauss Troy Litigation Team RepresentsCity Of Ft. Wright, Kentucky And ClassAction Plaintiffs In Lawsuit Against State’sPublic Pension System

The City of Ft. Wright, Kentucky, represented by Strauss Troy Litigation Attorneys Ron Parry and Robert Sparks, as well as Gerner and Kearns Attorneys Todd McMurtry and Elizabeth McCord, filed a class-action lawsuit against the Board of Trustees of the Kentucky Retirement System on behalf of all members of the County Employees Retirement System (“CERS”). …Read More

Bitcoin’s Future And IRS Tax Compliance

The dirge for bitcoin may have been a bit premature. Just last week, Dish Network announced that it will begin accepting bitcoin as a form of payment later this year. Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer, BitFury, also just announced $20 million in new financing that it’ll use to further strengthen its international market presence while accelerating …Read More

Strauss Troy Names Joy Hall As Shareholder

Strauss Troy Attorney Joy Hall has been named a shareholder of the firm. Joy practices in the field of tax law, with an emphasis on tax controversy, tax audit and criminal tax issues. Her practice includes federal and state tax litigation, refund issues, criminal tax indictments/trials, Offers in Compromise, audits and innocent spouse filings. Joy understands how …Read More

Important Employer Benefits Withholding Changes Take Effect September 16For Married Same Sex Couples

As of September 16, 2013, employers must treat lawfully married same sex couples as married for purposes of withholding and benefits. Individuals may amend their open tax returns (generally 2010 through 2012) to change their filing status if validly married during that year. Individuals may file for a refund of any taxes paid on “imputed …Read More