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The Oberlin Review

Lorain Libertarians Sue to Stop Forced Tax Increase

Brandon Michael Bobbitt, Oberlin resident
April 7, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: On Wednesday, April 5, myself and a group of fellow Lorain County residents laid out our objections and plan to halt the recently imposed sales tax increase. The lawsuit being brought by Gerald Phillips, to which I am a plaintiff, contends that not only did the commissioners violate...

City Resists State’s Income-Tax Collection

City Resists State’s Income-Tax Collection

Jenna Gyimesi
April 7, 2017
Filed under Community News, NEWS

City officials are staunchly resisting a recent proposal by Ohio Governor John Kasich that would give the state centralized control of each city’s business income tax. Local officials fear the program is a stepping-stone to state regulation of local matters, leading Oberlin City Council to pass a res...

Wealth Distribution Fails to Invigorate Economy

Jacob Britton, Contributing Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

As Americans we hear all too often from talk radio hosts, comedians and politicians about how the U.S. is lagging behind other countries in terms of economic inequality. Perhaps most famously, Senator Bernie Sanders spoke on this issue during his 2016 presidential campaign, frequently mentioning that the ...

Students Push for Agreement on College Taxes

Oliver Bok, News Editor
December 12, 2015
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

The College owns roughly $200 million of property and pays no tax on the majority of it. Some student activists want that fact to change. Since nonprofits like the College are exempt from property taxes, the College pays no tax on buildings related to education, such as classroom buildings and dorm...

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