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.

As a preparer, do I have to submit any tests to the Ohio Department of Taxation?

Preparers who transmit returns through their software company do not have to submit any tests to the department. Preparers who are direct filers may send a test return through the fed/state portal prior to transmitting production returns.