Overstock To Pay Some Ohio Business Taxes With Bitcoin

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3) that it will pay a portion of its state business taxes in Ohio in bitcoin, becoming the first major U.S. In a press release , Overstock said it plans to pay its commercial activity taxes (CAT) in Ohio this coming February using the state’s recently launched OhioCrypto.com platform, which lets taxpayers pay state business taxes with bitcoin. Ohio is the first U.S. Cryptocurrency bitcoin cryptocurrency News ohio taxes What's Hot

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SB Financial entering new Ohio market with Edon Bancorp deal

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Community banking M&A Growth strategies OhioThe company will pay $15.5 million in cash for a bank with one branch and a large amount of low-cost deposits.

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Ohio Lottery Makes A New Bet on Mobile

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But playing and delivery methods keep changing, with Ohio of all places — no offense to the Buckeye State, home to multiple presidents and the Wright Brothers’ aerodynamic innovations — accounting for some of the latest developments. Pat McHugh, senior vice president of North American lottery systems at Scientific Games, said at the time that the gift cards will add a degree of flexibility to an already popular market.

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Ohio credit union merger takes effect

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Pathways Financial's acquisition of Standard Register FCU increases its foothold in the Dayton market. Consolidations M&A Ohio Growth strategies

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Ohio’s blockchain support will boost innovation for payments and fintech

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The law could further boost the state’s already vibrant financial services sector as well as spur additional innovation across the state’s economy, writes Valentina Isakina, financial services marketing director for JobsOhio. ISO and agent Blockchain Fintech regulations Digital payments Ohio

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Crypto Markets’ Value Of $323B Shows Investor Interest

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With a market value of $323 billion according data from cryptocurrency tracker CoinMarketCap , the crypto market is attracting a wealth of new, prominent investors and traders, according to Nairametrics. Cryptocurrency cryptocurrency investors market value News What's Hot

Ohio’s slow growth builds consolidation pressure

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State’s banks fight for market, heat up M&A Management Financial Trends CSuite Community Banking. 1Community Banking

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Exploding US CBD Market Could Hit $16B By 2025

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cannabidiol (CBD) market continues to grow, with nearly 7 percent of Americans saying they use the substance. the market could reach $16 billion by the year 2025, as per a report by Bloomberg. However, the Food and Drug Administration said it’s illegal to market CBD as a dietary supplement, and if it’s claiming to have therapeutic components, then it has to be approved for that particular use before it can be sold as such. The U.S.

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4 trending social media tips to know

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The Social Bankers, a collective of community bank marketers, offers inspiration, information and professional development advice to community bankers focused on marketing and social media. And that means it can be a challenge to keep up with the latest trends in social media marketing.

Emerging Restaurant Delivery Services Take Hold In Small Cities

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But that’s not the case for some cities, such as Youngstown, Ohio. As Youngstown, Ohio, is near the Pennsylvanian border, the platform serves both Youngstown and a small portion of western Pennsylvania. By 2022, the projected value of the online delivery market is set to be $55 billion , with the annual value of the pizza delivery industry alone at $7 billion. And, when his full platform gets up and running, he plans to expand to new markets.

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Creating A Mainstream US CBD Market

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CBD products may be “everywhere,” Green Growth Brands CEO Peter Horvath told PYMNTS, but knowing what one is getting, how it was made and whether or not one is even allowed to have it pose more complex questions in a market like the U.S. Ohio-based Green Growth Brands is a publicly-traded cannabis firm that has a simple but pretty expansive mission. “We Because the market is indeed growing in the U.S. – CBD has in short order become something of a retail fad.

Perficient Names Five Area Vice Presidents, Expands Executive Leadership Team

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Rajpal will have responsibility for driving cloud and DevOps business strategy with cloud technology market leaders, including IBM, Google, VMWare, Amazon, Boomi, Microsoft, and Red Hat. She will provide resources to scale client projects and speed time to market.

Reinventing The Baby Care Market With Exclusive ‘Premium’ Brands

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It is the accessibility center — we grew up in Detroit and have family in Ohio and Oregon,” Bell told WWD. “It’s And in terms of the bigger picture, Statista data indicates that the baby care market is expected to rise above a projected $11.4 The Market For Premium Brands.

Wendy’s Joins The Dash For Delivery Market Share

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Wendy’s and DoorDash announced earlier this month that they were expanding their partnership following a successful pilot program at 135 restaurants across Columbus, Ohio, and Dallas, Texas. markets. Forget presents under the tree. DoorDash is bringing Americans what they really want this holiday season: hot, fresh Wendy’s takeout delivered directly to their doors (or cold, fresh Frosties, if they so desire — DoorDash’s thermal bags can keep deliveries either hot or cold as needed).

Amazon Rolls Out Instant Pickup In Five Markets; More To Come

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Columbus, Ohio; and College Park, Md. Amazon, the eCommerce giant, announced Tuesday (Aug. 15) the launch of Instant Pickup, a free service for Prime and Prime Student members in which they can purchase a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minutes or less. According to a press release, Amazon said the service will be available in five pickup locations in Los Angeles; Atlanta; Berkeley, Calif.;

US Home Sales Hit Highest January Peak In Years

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Homebuilders in America received so many orders for houses last month that the market experienced a January surge it hasn’t seen in years, according to a report by Bloomberg. Last year, there was a small slump due to borrowing cost spikes, but the market seems to be rebounding from that.

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Home Sales Hit Highest January Peak In Years

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Homebuilders in America received so many orders for houses last month that the market experienced a January surge it hasn’t seen in years, according to a report by Bloomberg. Last year, there was a small slump due to borrowing cost spikes, but the market seems to be rebounding from that.

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Zillow Expands Zillow Offers To LA, Orange County

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9), its second-largest housing market in the nation, GeekWire reported. Available in 22 markets, Zillow is planning 2020 expansions to Cincinnati, Ohio; Jacksonville, Florida; Oklahoma City and Tucson, Arizona. .

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Amazon Becomes World’s Most Valuable Company

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7), Amazon passed Microsoft as the largest company by market value, according to reports. Two stores – one in Monroe, Ohio and one in Redmond, Washington – will have digital shelving displays that will keep prices updated in real time, and digital ads that are customized to each shopper. Amazon market value Microsoft News stocks valuation What's Hot

US DOJ Charges 14 With $28M In PPP Fraud

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Levy, 50, of Bedford, Ohio; and Abdul-Azeem Levy, 22, of Cleveland, Ohio. 46, of Cleveland, Ohio; and Bern Benoit, 44, of Burbank, California. The U.S.

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How community banks can help young homebuyers

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According to the 2022 Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report published by the NAR, there are some clear generational trends in the homebuying market. Younger millennials and Gen Z buyers—those born after 1980—represent 45% of the total homebuyer market.

Google Slapped With Antitrust Lawsuit Filed By Coalition Of 38 States

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This internet Goliath used its power to manipulate the market, destroy competition and harm YOU, the consumer,” Paxton's office said in a tweet on Wednesday (Dec.

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Key Democrats urge Mnuchin, Powell to rescue mortgage servicers

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Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, was seen as a boost to Wall Street lobbying efforts seeking to quell the fallout of the coronavirus crisis on the mortgage market. The letter written by Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and Sen. Servicing Liquidity Jerome Powell Maxine Waters Coronavirus Steven Mnuchin Sherrod Brown

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Passage Of SAFE Banking Act Gives Cannabis Businesses Access To Banking

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The bill was sponsored by Congressmen Ed Perlmutter of Colorado, Denny Heck of Washington, Steve Stivers of Ohio and Warren Davidson of Ohio, all members of the House Financial Services Committee. This bipartisan bill addresses a pressing public safety issue for businesses that legally grow, market or sell cannabis in states that have legalized its use and that are currently forced to operate with cash only. The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

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Who were ICBA’s Top Lenders of 2022?

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He sensed the family’s passion and liked their idea of starting with selling milk at farmers’ markets, roadside shops and small grocery stores. In each new market opened in 2021, the community bank found an experienced ag lender who was seeking a new position.

The top-performing community banks of 2021

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First Bank of Ohio. A: We strategically positioned ourselves to take advantage of the market. We’ve been the number one SBA lender in our market for the past two years, so we were well positioned to assist our clients with the PPP program. Illustration by Eight Hour Day.

Monzo Ahead Of Revolut For US Banking License

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market, where it has already done some testing. markets. market via a partnership with Sutton Bank, which is based in Ohio. Monzo Bank Ltd., the British digital bank, has taken the next step to expand into the U.S.

The benefits of small business relationships

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One community bank relying on its internal talent is $596 million-asset The Community Bank in Zanesville, Ohio. “In One Community Bank has excellent relationships with the nonbank small business advisory programs in its south-central Wisconsin market.

GM Enters $2.3B JV To Further Production Of Electric Vehicles

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billion through a new, equally owned joint venture company, which will establish a battery cell assembly plant on a greenfield manufacturing site in Northeast Ohio.

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The Bitcoin Whale And The Bitcoin Fish Story

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News comes that two academics have stated that the huge swing upward in the marquee cryptocurrency’s price has in fact been tied to market manipulation. Griffin, who serves as professor of finance at the University of Texas, and Amin Shams, finance instructor at the Ohio State University, said this month — building on research from June of 2018 — that the outsized gains came from a single entity. Hook, line and sinker, amid bulls and whales.

Another 4.4M Americans File Unemployment Claims

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More than 22 million jobs have been lost in the month since the pandemic began, as governments and businesses have been forced to enact shutdowns and stay-at-home orders, negating gains in the job market made since the Great Recession.

FTC Chair: Companies Buying Startups Could Be Seen As Anti-Competitive

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Ohio Attorney General David Yost has levied similar complaints against Google , saying that both Facebook and Google have a habit of co-opting challengers online. Joe Simons , chair of the U.S.

FriendShip Kitchen Rolls Out Curbside Service Using Paytronix Platform

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FriendShip Kitchen, an Ohio-based chain of convenience restaurants, has become the first U.S. Paytronix has been a great partner,” said FriendShip Kitchen Marketing Director Kevin Campbell, in a statement. “We

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How Persistence (and an Extra $55M) Sealed the Year's Biggest Bank Deal

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It took a fixed cash component, several board seats and hefty commitments to FirstMerit's employees and major markets in Ohio and Michigan to seal the deal. Huntington Bancshares made five pitches to buy FirstMerit. consolidation national-regional dealmaking-strategy

New Unemployment Claims Down 48K To 709K

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The COVID-19 vaccine is expected to have a positive effect on the labor market and other areas of the economy. Another 709,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits the week ending Nov. 7, a decrease of 48,000 over the prior week.