Frequently Asked Questions

The Ohio Department of Taxation has compiled a list of frequently asked questions covering many different categories.

To view the questions, click on the "Select Category" bar and then click on the category you are interested in.  A list of questions will appear pertaining to that category. Then click on the question you are inquiring about and the answer will appear.

What is changing?

  • Ohio individual income tax rates are being cut a total of 10%, phased in over a three-year period. These rate cuts are scheduled as follows:
    • Tax Year 2013:  8.5% cut
    • Tax Year 2014:  cut increases by .05% to 9.0%
    • Tax Year 2015:  cut increases by 1.0% to 10.0%
  • Employer withholding tables will be adjusted in 2013 to reflect the 8.5% cut. This means people will have more in take-home pay.