Other Resources for Businesses
This page provides links to resources and agencies that can
help business owners get started and grow in Ohio.
- NEW 2012 Small Business Workshop Manual — New or prospective small business owners and self-employed persons can learn about their tax rights and responsibilities.
- 2012 Small
Business Workshops — New or prospective
small business owners and self-employed persons can learn
about their tax rights and responsibilities by attending
one of these Small Business Tax Workshops.
1st Stop Business
Connection — This Web site, maintained by the
Department of Development, is designed to help businesses
get started or grow.
2008 Ohio Business Tax
Guide (PDF) — This Department of
Taxation publication is specifically designed to answer
many of the tax questions posed by individuals trying to
start or grow a business.
Obtain a FEIN —
Businesses that do not have a Federal Employer
Identification Number (FEIN) should obtain one from the
Obtain a vendor's license:
Finder —This online tool is designed to
identify the sales, municipal income, and school district
income tax rates in effect for every address in the state.
Ohio Unemployment Compensation
Guide — This publication, prepared by the Ohio
Department of Job and Family Services, addresses wage
reporting, taxes, benefits and other issues.
Maintaining and Expanding
Tax incentives — More
information on tax incentives for business is available
from the Ohio Department of Development.
Business address update
(DOC) — Changing your business address? Complete
this form and send it to us.
IRS small business
newsletter — This weekly electronic newsletter
offers useful tax information for business owners, such as
deadlines, tips and what's new for federal taxes.
The department's toll-free business taxpayer assistance line
is (888) 405-4039. The department also
maintains a complete phone list.
Taxpayers may also ask questions by