You may use Online Services to electronically file your state and school district income tax returns free of charge, view and make electronic income tax payments, view and print 1099G and/or 1099INT notices and electronically receive certain notifications that are available for viewing and/or printing. This free service also gives you the ability to update certain contact information (i.e. mailing address, telephone number and/or email address).
To file faster, log in to the online services below.
Income Tax Online Services
Another filing option is almost as simple as picking up the phone. Ohio's TeleFile system allows most Ohio taxpayers to file a state return by using a touchtone telephone. Click here to learn more about Ohio's TeleFile program.
Taxpayers who prepare a return with commercial software or the help of a paid tax preparer may be able to file their federal and state returns electronically through the federal/state e-file program overseen by the IRS. To help taxpayers make sure their software is compatible with the e-file program, the Department of Taxation maintains a list of approved software vendors.
Need more help? The department has established Web pages that are designed to serve as one-stop shops for taxpayers seeking more information about the Ohio individual income tax and the school district income tax.
Lists of frequently asked questions (FAQs) are also available for the individual income tax, the school district income tax as well as for most other Ohio taxes.
Taxpayers with more questions, may contact us, or give us a call, toll-free, at (800) 282-1780. Taxpayer service agents are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with extended hours of 8 a.m - 7 p.m. April 1 through April 15, 2013.