Cincinnati doesn't have to pay property taxes on golf courses, board rules
The Ohio Board of Tax Appeals says the City of Cincinnati does not have to pay property taxes on city-owned golf courses.
The ruling comes after the city appealed a decision by the Ohio Tax Commissioner who had said otherwise.
The tax commissioner had said the golf courses were subject to tax because they are operated by a private, for-profit company. The city says the Tax Appeals Board's ruling will save the city $450,000.
The Tax Commissioner can appeal to the state Supreme Court.
Cincinnati Public Schools is using a similar argument to challenge the Cincinnati Convention Center's tax exemption status.
Read the full ruling: