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.

Is there a way for the paid preparer to "opt out" of the Ohio electronic filing requirement?

Yes. A paid preparer may complete the IT EF OPT OUT form to request exclusion from the electronic filing mandate. The requests will be reviewed, and approved or denied, on a case by case basis.