Income Tax Online Services - Ohio I-File

Introduction to Ohio IT-1040 I-File

Ohio IT 1040 I-File is a convenient way to file your Ohio individual income tax return. But we recognize that it may seem daunting at first...so we designed this page to help.

Below are the most-commonly asked questions about Ohio I-File, followed by an important note regarding the registration process. Finally, there is a link to the complete list of I-File frequently asked questions.

We hope you enjoy your fast, free, and secure filing experience.

Unable to register: If you are unable to register and this is your first time filing an Ohio income tax return or School District income tax return, you are not eligible to file electronically using Ohio's Income Tax Online Services for the current tax year.

You may file electronically through a 3rd party software vendor or file by paper.  Paper forms and instructions can be accessed at tax.ohio.gov.

If you are not a first time filer and are unable to register, you may call us to verify eligibility to use our system at 1-800-282-1780 during normal business hours, 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.