Criminal Investigations Division

Mission - Vision and value Statement

Hat and handcuffThe Enforcement Division’s mission is to provide quality investigative services to the taxpayers of the State of Ohio.

IN SUPPORT OF THE ABOVE MISSION STATEMENT OUR VISION IS:

We recognize and accept our responsibility to serve the taxpayers of the State of Ohio, who are both our employers and our clients, in a fair, timely and responsive manner and to administer Ohio’s tax laws as efficiently and cost effectively as possible. Our objective is to improve and encourage the highest possible degree of voluntary compliance in accordance with the State tax laws and regulations; advise the public of their rights and responsibilities; determine the extent of compliance and the causes of noncompliance; do all things necessary to the proper administration and enforcement of the tax laws of the State of Ohio; and sustain positive and constructive employee relations in the search for and implementation of new, more efficient and effective ways of accomplishing our mission.

The empowerment of the personnel of the Enforcement Division starts with the authority and responsibility granted to the Chief of the Enforcement Division, the chain of command, and the authority and responsibility of all enforcement agents and employees of the Division. The effective and efficient delivery of enforcement service to the taxpayers of the State of Ohio relies upon all Division personnel understanding the Division policies and procedures related to direction. The Division’s policies on authority, responsibility, and direction are the basic foundation, which assists the Division in achieving the basic mission of the Division through the provision of quality law enforcement services to the taxpayers of the State of Ohio.

IN SUPPORT OF THE ABOVE VISION STATEMENT IS OUR VALUE STATEMENT:

The members of the Ohio Department of Taxation Enforcement Division, sworn and non-sworn alike, subscribe to and strive to conduct themselves in accordance with the following values, in their everyday interaction with the citizens they serve, and each other:

 

 Dedication  Compassion  Equality  Hard Work Loyalty 
 Justice  Fairness  Ethical Behavior  Reliability  Honesty