BMF Akron Office Closure Beginning May 1

Beginning May 1, our Akron Office will be closed to the public for renovations but will remain available to assist you. Contact your BMF Advisor or call 330.762.9785 to speak with someone who can help. We anticipate renovations taking several weeks, so stay tuned for updates!

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Melissa G. Dunham



3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 300

Akron, OH 44333






In Memory of Melissa Dunham

(1981 – 2023)

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Tax Impact of Ohio’s 2024-2025 Fiscal Year Budget

On July 3, 2023, Governor Mike DeWine signed Ohio House Bill 33, vetoing 44 items from the Ohio General Assembly’s version. The Bill introduces a range of tax-related changes that will impact many areas of Ohio including government, health. Read More >>

Ohio Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday – Aug 4-6, 2023

The Ohio Department of Taxation announced that the 2023 Sales Tax Holiday will begin on Friday, August 4 and run through Sunday, August 6 at 11:59 pm. During the holiday, the following items purchased for personal use will be exempt from. Read More >>

Research & Development Accounting Method Changes (Section 174)

Under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the tax treatment of research and development (R&D) expenses have changed. These costs, also known as research and experimentation (R&E) costs, impact all taxpayers that have R&D expenses, not only. Read More >>

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We really enjoy working with Melissa, we have yet to ask a question she can’t answer! Proactive in reaching out and supporting us through any issues we have and graciously answering all our questions and supporting our future plans.”

April, 21

We have been working with BMF from the last several years and are extremely happy working with Melissa. She is very professional in every aspect of the service as well as her communication. She is able to solve our critical issues in a timely manner.

April, 21