Contact Us

  • Best Time to Contact ODT
  • Phone Us - Before You Call…check here to see the items you need to know or have with you to answer your specific tax questions​.
  • Individual Phone
    Income Taxpayer Services (800) 282-1780
    Income Tax Refund Hot Line (800) 282-1784 or Click Here
    Income Tax Billings (888) 405-4091
    Income Tax Assessments (888) 297-2911
    Fiduciary Income Taxpayer Services (800) 282-1780
    Estate Tax (800) 977-7711
    TeleFile Individual Income Tax Returns (January 7-December 1) (800) 697-0440
    Forms Request (800) 282-1782 or Click Here
    Tax Fraud Hot Line (800) 757-6091 or Click Here
    Ohio Relay for the Hearing Impaired (800) 750-0750
    Business Phone
    General Business, including Corporate Franchise, Employer & School District Withholding, Financial Institutions, Muni for Electric Light and Local Exchange Telephone Companies, and Sales & Use Taxes (888) 405-4039
    General CAT (888) 722-8829
    CAT TeleFile
    (800) 697-0440
    Excise & Energy Tax, including Public Utility, kWh, Mcf, Severance, Motor Fuel, IFTA, Casino, and various excise taxes (855) 466-3921
    General Public Utilities (855) 466-3921
    Business Registration, including Corporate Franchise, Employer & School District Withholding, and Sales & Use Taxes (888) 405-4089
    Business Tax Assistance (888) 405-4039
    Business Tax Billings (888) 297-3540
    Business Tax Assessments (888) 297-7150
    Sales Tax Telefile (800) 697-0440
    Forms Request (800) 282-1782 or Click Here
    Tax Fraud Hot Line (800) 757-6091 or Click Here
    Ohio Relay for the Hearing Impaired (800) 750-0750
    Tax Practitioners Phone
    Tax Professional Hotline (614) 728-1055
     Taxpayer Services Division
     
    4485 Northland Ridge Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229  
    General Information (800) 282-1780
    Business Tax General Information (888) 405-4039
    Fax Number (614) 387-1849
    Brenda McDonald, Administrator  
    Tax Commissioner's Office Phone
    30 E. Broad Street, 22nd Floor  
    Columbus, Ohio 43215  
    Fax Number (614) 466-6401
    Joseph Testa, Tax Commissioner (614) 466-2166
    Deputy Tax Commissioners (614) 466-2166
    Matthew H. Chafin, Chief Counsel & Chief Ethics Officer  
    Stanley H. Dixon, Criminal Investigations & Real Property  
    Marjorie A. Kruse,Compliance & Audit  
    Nicholas Cipiti, Policy & Budget  
    Mark E. Walker, Information Services  
    Executive Administrators  
    Marge Brewer, Appeals Management (614) 387-2988
    Vaughn Lombardo, Personal Income, School District Tax, and Employment Tax Divisions
    (614) 995-0726
    Ron Pottorf - Compliance, Taxpayer Services and Tax Discovery (614) 466-2425
    Sarah O'Leary - Business, Excise and Energy Tax Divisions (614) 387-0124
    Joseph L. Hammond, Audit Division (614) 387-1802
    Charles Rhilinger, Jr., Tax Appeals (614) 466-6020
    Gregory Siegfried, Legislation, Tax Analysis (614) 466-3960
    Steven Gray, Agency Performance (614) 466-3020
    Shelley Wilson, Tax Equalization (614) 466-5744
    Michael J. O’Leary, Budget and Fiscal (614) 466-7150
    Agency Performance (Human Resources) Division  
    4485 Northland Ridge Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229  
    General Information (614) 466-3020
    Fax Number (614) 466-9867
    Steven Gray, Executive Administrator  
    Audit Division (Business Tax Field Audits)  
    30 E. Broad Street, 20th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215  
    General Information (614) 466-8099
    Fax Number (614) 387-2071
    Joseph L. Hammond, Executive Administrator (614) 387-1802
    Alvin Moore, Administrator (614) 466-8581
    Anna Davidson, Northeast Regional Manager (614)-800-3955
    Charles Willis, Administrator (614) 387-0176
    Donna McGhee, Northwest Regional Manager (614)-800-4104
    Dale Petrie, Out-of-State Offices Regional Manager (847) 390-7523
    Bankruptcy Division  
    30 E. Broad Street, 23rd floor, Columbus, OH 43215  
    General Information (614) 752-6864
    Fax Number (614) 995-0164
    Rebecca Daum, Administrator  
    Budget and Fiscal  
    4485 Northland Ridge Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229  
    Fax Number (614) 995-0988
    Michael O' Leary, Executive Administrator  
    Sandra Cataline, Fiscal Officer (614) 466-8067
    Business Tax Division (Commercial Activity, Corporation Franchise, Financial Institutions, Petroleum Activity, and Sales and Use)  
    4485 Northland Ridge Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229  
    General Information (Toll-Free)

    Commercial Activity Tax

    (888) 722-8829

    Corporation Franchise Tax

    (888) 405-4039

    Financial Institutions Tax

    (888) 405-4039

    Petroleum Activity Tax

    (888) 722-8829

    Sales and Use Tax

    (888) 405-4039
    Fax numbers:  

    Commercial Activity Tax

    (206) 666-4462

    Corporation Franchise Tax

    (206) 666-4462

    Financial Institutions Tax

    (206) 666-4462

    Petroleum Activity Tax

    (206) 666-4462

    Sales and Use Tax

    (206) 339-9305
    Sarah O' Leary, Executive Administrator (614) 387-0124
    Jennifer McFarland, Administrator (614) 466-8667
    Lindsay Degnan, Legal Counsel - Corporation Franchise Tax and Financial Institutions Tax (614) 728-2265
    Phyllis Shambaugh, Legal Counsel - Sales and Use Tax (614) 466-4974
    Laura Stanley, Legal Counsel - Commercial Activity Tax and Petroleum Activity Tax (614) 644-5764
    Communications Office  
    30 E. Broad Street, 22nd Floor, Columbus, OH 43215   
    General Information (614)- 644-6896
    Fax Number (614) 466-8922
    Gary Gudmundson, Communications Director (614)-466-0099
    Compliance Division  
    4485 Northland Ridge Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229  
    General Information (614) 387-1701
    Fax (614) 387-1847
    David Peck, Administrator  
    Employment Tax division; including Pass-through Entity Tax, Estate Tax, and Employer and School District Withholding Tax
     
    4485 Northland Ridge Blvd., Columbus OH 43229  
    General Information (Toll-Free) (888) 405-4039
    Estate Tax (800) 977-7711
    Fax Numbers:  

    Pass-Through Entity Tax

    (614) 466-1582

    Employer & School District Withholding Tax

    (614) 466-1588

    Estate Tax

    (614) 387-1984

    Suspense

    (614) 466-1560
    Bryan Hairston, Administrator
    David Zinni, Assistant Administrator  
    Richard Six, Assistant Administrator  
    Excise & Energy Tax Division (Public Utility, Kwh, Mcf, Severance, Motor Fuel, IFTA, Casino, MUNI and various excise taxes)
     
    4485 Northland Ridge Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229  
    General Information (855) 466-3921
    MUNI (888) 405-4039
    Fax Number (206) 350-6722
    William Ditto, Administrator (614) 466-8613
    Keven Kuhns, Legal Counsel (614) 752-8084
    Facilities Management Division  
    General Information (614) 466-5287
    Fax Number (614) 387-0238
    Jim Gerko, Administrative Officer  
    Forms Printing
     
    General Information (614) 466-5161
    Terry Wadlington, Assistant Administrator
    Individual Income/School District Income Tax Division  
    4485 Northland Ridge Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229  
    Individual Income Tax General Information (800) 282-1780
    Individual Income Tax Fax
    (614) 466-0002
    School District Income Fax (614) 466-0012
    Deborah D. Smith, Administrator (614) 466-4592


    Information Services (Computer) Division  
    4485 Northland Ridge Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229  
    Fax Number (614) 752-1989
    Jack Lewis, Enterprise Management (614) 995-0332
    Joseph Morabito, Application Development (614) 752-1446
    James Murtha, IT Infrastructure (614) 752-1862
    Laura Roesch, Administrative and Compliance Services (614) 995-0365
    Martha West, STARS, IT Security (614) 995-0338
    Donald Wilbur, Networking and Desktop Support  (614) 995-0372
    Brad Marshall, Business Intelligence (614) 387-1702
    Internal Audit
    General Information (614) 593-5775
    Investigation and Enforcement Division  
    General Information (614) 466-6939
    Fax Number (614) 752-1929
    Rick Shirk, Administrator  
    Legislation Division  
    30 E. Broad Street, 22nd Floor, Columbus, OH 43215  
    General Information (614) 644-6896
    Fax Number (614) 466-6401
    Gregory Siegfried, Executive Administrator  
    Office of Chief Counsel  
    30 E. Broad Street, 23rd Floor, Columbus, OH 43215  
    Fax Number (614) 466-7979
    Marge Brewer, Executive Administrator, Appeals Management  
    Charles Rhilinger, Jr., Executive Administrator, Tax Appeals  
    Joseph Kantzer, Administrator, Tax Appeals  
    Organizational Development Division  
    4485 Northland Ridge Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229  
    General Information (614) 466-7560
    Stacey Savarise, Administrator
    Problem Resolution Officer  
    30 E. Broad Street, 22th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215  
    Einon Plummer - Problem Resolution Officer (614) 466-0832
    Revenue Accounting Division  
    General Information (614) 466-7150
    Fax Number (614) 995-0988
    Michael J. O'Leary, Executive Administrator  
    Tax Analysis Division  
    General Information (614) 466-3960
    Fax Number (614) 752-0700
    Gregory Siegfried, Executive Administrator  
    Tax Equalization Division/Real Property  
    30 E. Broad Street, 21st Floor, Columbus, OH 43215  
    General Information (614) 466-5744
    Fax Number (614) 752-9822
    Shelley Wilson, Executive Administrator   
    Robert Everhart, Assistant Administrator  
    Gloria Gardner, Assistant Administrator  
    Laura Lackey, Assistant Administrator  
    Rebecca Luck, Legal Counsel (614) 466-8008
    Tax Processing and Data Capture  


    W-2 Magnetic Media Information (614) 752-1972
    Municipal Tax Data Exchange (614) 752-1972

    Contact The Commissioner  - I'm looking for ideas on how we can serve you better.

  • Write Us

    Ohio Department of Taxation
    P.O. Box 530
    Columbus, Ohio 43216-0530

  • Mailing addresses - Not sure where to mail your tax forms?
  • My Refund Status - Individual Income & School District Income
  • Speaking engagement form - Need a speaker for your event?
  • Your Feedback- How are we doing?
  • Report suspected fraud 
  • Report Suspicious email
  • Problem Resolution Office - Have your attempts to solve a problem failed?