Criminal Investigations Division

How to Identify our Agents

Ask for Agent's Name and Office Location:

  • (Northwest, Southwest, Central, Northeast and Headquarters which is located at 4485 Northland Ridge Boulevard - Columbus, Ohio)

Request Agent to show their Badge and their Photo ID:

Circular Badge will have:

  1. Badge Number;
  2. Embedded Seven Point Star;
  3. Embossed State of Ohio Seal.

Front Side of Photo ID will have:

  1. Agent's Photo with Agent's Name;
  2. State of Ohio Department of Taxation Badge emblem
  3. Agent's Name
  4. Badge Number
  5. Rank
  6. Date Issued 

Ask to see Agent's Business Card

For additional identification verification Call 1-800-757-6091 or call your local law enforcement agency