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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 business.ohio.gov. Paper registration forms are available at tax.ohio.gov or can be requested by calling (855) 466-3921, option 5.