Welcome to Ohio ePayment
What options do I have to pay my taxes through Ohio
Ohio ePayment allows you to pay your tax due in one of three
You may choose to pay your Ohio individual income tax or
school district income tax (Tax Return/Extension Payment,
Estimated Payment, Billing or Assessment Notice) balance due
by using an electronic check. Using an
electronic check is the equivalent of using your bank debit
card to have money taken directly from your checking or
savings account to pay the balance of the tax you owe. Using
this method eliminates the need for writing a paper check.
Note: If you choose to make your payment
using an electronic check, you should expect that your
payment will be withdrawn within 24 hours of the date you
authorize the payment. Regardless of the date you choose, you
must make sure that the funds are in your account and
available at the time you have authorized the withdrawal.
You may choose to pay your Ohio Individual Income or School
District by credit card.
American Express, Discover/NOVUS, MasterCard and VISA Card
payments are accepted. In order to process your payment,
Official Payments Corporation, the credit card service
provider, charges a service fee based on
the amount of your transaction. This fee is paid directly to
Official Payments Corporation. You cannot forward date your
credit card payment. The date you authorize payment will be
the date it is charged to your credit card.
The credit card transaction will appear on your credit card
statement. The tax amount will be on one line, and the
service fee amount on a separate line.
You may choose to make a split payment
between electronic check and credit card. Enter the amount
you want to be withdrawn from your checking or savings
account, then enter the amount to be charged to your credit
Note: If a problem occurs in paying your
Ohio tax liability electronically, you may be subject to
penalties, interest and other fees imposed by the Ohio
Department of Taxation for nonpayment or late payment of your
For important tips and information we
recommend you read the entire list of Ohio ePayment
Frequently Asked Questions before you get started.
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