- By using resources more effectively, small businesses profit
April 20, 2017 from Environmental Protection Agency
- Registration opens for Ohio Business and Career Expo
April 14, 2017 from Department of Administrative Services
- March 2017 is best month on-record for new businesses in Ohio
April 13, 2017 from Secretary of State
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2017 Ohio Business Matchmaker – April 26, 2017
For a more than a decade, the Ohio Business Matchmaker has connected small businesses to government contracting opportunities. As one of the largest business to government matchmaking events in the state, this event offers a unique opportunity for businesses interested in doing business with the federal, state or local government to meet with representatives to market and sell their goods and services. This event is open to all small and large businesses. Learn more and register for the 2017 Ohio Business Matchmaker.
Ohio minimum wage increased
Ohio's minimum wage increases on January 1, 2017, to $8.15 per hour for non-tipped employees and $4.08 per hour for tipped employees. The minimum wage applies to employees of businesses with annual gross receipts of more than $299,000 per year. View the minimum wage poster for 2017 .
Ohio Business Central
File business documents online with Ohio Business Central. Available online forms include: articles of incorporation for domestic corporations, nonprofits, and professional associations; articles of organization for a domestic limited liability company; foreign for profit and nonprofit corporation application for license; foreign limited liability company registration; trade and fictitious name registration and renewal; and biennial reports for associations and limited liability partnerships, and more.
Hiring Ohioans with Disabilities: A Toolkit for Employers, Managers and Human Resource Professionals
Integrating individuals with disabilities into the workplace can have many benefits for employers. Individuals with disabilities have proven to be dedicated, conscientious and highly productive workers when given the chance. The greatest barriers to hiring workers with disabilities are myths, fears, and misunderstandings. In Ohio, the Toolkit for Employers is the best source of information for recruiting, hiring and retaining workers with disabilities.
Employers can learn about best practices from some of Ohio's top employers; tax incentives for hiring workers with disabilities, and more. View the Hiring Ohioans with Disabilities Toolkit for Employers.