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.

Sales Tax Non-Payment Billing Notice ID# 001, 002, 003, 004 or 005

The notice is a result of a mathematical error, non-payment or underpayment late filing or late payment or loss of your discount of the sales and use tax for the period referenced on the notice. If you have previously paid this return in full by the due date, please provide a legible copy of each side of the cancelled check. If you submitted payment by electronic funds transfer, please provide a copy of the bank statement showing the payment withdrawal, the routing and account number of the transferor bank, and a copy of the addenda record. If you need to amend the tax figures, use the amended column on the notice and return the notice in the envelope provided. To avoid additional penalties and interest, submit payment along with the bill stub and/or additional information within 15 days from the date on the notice.