The OSU Extension Operations Team serves as an interface between OSU Extension and the central support units of CFAES and Ohio State.


  1. Mileage Rate down half cent to $.575 as of 1/1/2020

    Jan 3, 2020

    IRS issues standard mileage rates for 2020

    WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business purposes.

    Beginning on Jan. 1, 2020, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

  2. Sales Tax Reconciliation

    Jan 2, 2020

    Sales tax liability reported in the previous year will be cleared with a journal entry from your cash balance in the miscellaneous designated fund If you wish to send a local check to cover the liability, please send with an OSU Extension Deposit Transmittal Form, using account 41225 and description “Sales Tax Liability”
  3. Faculty and Staff Appreciation Guidance

    Dec 9, 2019


    Departments/units should spend no more than $75/employee, per year for staff appreciation and events.  While this amount does not include rental fees for space, tables, chairs, etc., it does include all food, beverage, entertainment, games, and any gifts.  Keep in mind, all applicable tax rules must be followed if giving gifts to employees.

    Generally speaking, holiday parties and staff appreciation week events would be included in this category; and our guidance is these events should not include gifts/gift cards from University funding sources.