Introduction to Ohio IT-1040 I-File
What are the benefits to using Ohio I-File?
Ohio I-File performs calculations for you, reducing the need to use the tax tables or manually perform mathematical calculations thereby reducing the chance for error.
Ohio I-File eliminates the need for you to search through an instruction booklet for help. Now you can simply click on for your line item instructions.
Ohio I-File will speed up your filing process. Once you input your tax information, simply select "I Agree - File My Return" and your tax return is filed with the Ohio Department of Taxation. You will immediately receive a unique confirmation number that lets you know you have filed.
Ohio I-File will let you print your return as filed so that you will have a copy for your records. You can return anytime after you file your return until Dec.1st of the calendar year in which you filed, to obtain a copy of your return. You can also save your return to your personal computer if your personal computer has the tools to support this function.
Ohio I-File is paperless. You do not need to send us a copy of your return or your W-2s unless requested by the department.
Ohio I-File will allow for most refunds to be received in as little as seven to 10 business days from the date you file if you choose the direct deposit option.
Ohio I-File allows you to file and pay your taxes 24 hours a day, seven days a week, which means increased flexibility for you. In addition, you can prepare and file your tax return early in the season, but schedule your payment for any time up to the tax due date of April 15th.
Best of all, Ohio I-File is FREE!
For important tips and information we recommend you read the entire list of Ohio I -File Frequently Asked Questions before you get started.
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