1. March 2013 Viewpoints Survey - Taxes in the Year 2013

Please take a few minutes and help the Business Courier with a five-question survey on the topic of Taxes in the Year 2013. Your answers are anonymous and will be used in the aggregate in a monthly feature titled Viewpoints and sponsored by the Cincinnati office of Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of six global audit, tax and advisory organizations.

* 1. Are you pleased with outcomes of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012?

* 2. Do you believe your state should decrease or eliminate the individual income tax?

* 3. Do you believe your state should increase the state sales tax to offset a decrease in the individual income tax?

* 4. Do you think meaningful tax reform has a chance in 2013?

* 5. If you were in charge, how would you reform the U.S. tax code?

* 6. Please provide your name and contact information if you would like to give us additional input and possibly be featured on our Viewpoints page. Otherwise, your responses will be anonymous.