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.

How do I obtain a severance tax account number?

Electronic registration is available online through the Ohio Business Gateway (“OBG”) at Paper registration forms are available at or can be requested by calling (855) 466-3921, option 5.