Frequently Asked Questions

The Ohio Department of Taxation has compiled a list of frequently asked questions covering many different categories.

To view the questions, click on the "Select Category" bar and then click on the category you are interested in.  A list of questions will appear pertaining to that category. Then click on the question you are inquiring about and the answer will appear.

How can I obtain a copy of my Ohio income tax return?

To receive a summary transcript of your Ohio income tax return, please register or log in to Online Services here. You may access your transcripts in the Tax Returns on File section of the Dashboard, which is displayed on the first page after logging in.

You may also call us toll-free at 1-800-282-1782 to receive a transcript. Please indicate the taxable year you are requesting, your social security number and your current address. If you filed a joint Ohio income tax return, you must also indicate your spouse's social security number. The summary transcript will be mailed within three business days of your telephone request.

To receive a photostat copy of your Ohio income tax return, you must submit a written request. Send your request to:

Ohio Department of Taxation
P. O. Box 2476
Columbus, Ohio 43216-2476