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.

Are there penalties if I do not file electronically?

A $50 penalty will be imposed for each paper return filed, starting with return number 12. However, in an effort to give preparers enough time to troubleshoot any electronic filing problems, the department will not penalize any first year preparer.