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.

Do I have to file my clients' Ohio income tax returns through the federal/state e-file program or may I use Ohio's electronic application?

You do not have to file your clients' returns through the federal/state e-file program. Instead, you may use I-File, Ohio's web based application to file your clients' Ohio income tax returns. It is available through our Online Services.