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.

When did the mandate begin?

The electronic filing requirement for income tax preparers began with returns filed on or after Jan. 1, 2010, for taxable year 2009 and subsequent years.