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.

When will the gambling loss deduction repeal be effective?

  • The gambling loss deduction was going to become effective for taxable year 2013. However, because it has been repealed, this deduction will not be made available to taxpayers when filing their 2013 income tax return.