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.

My federal and state tax refunds were both offset/withheld by the Attorney General's Office for the same assessment. This will overpay the balance due on the assessment, who is responsible for refunding any overpayment?

Both refunds will be applied to the assessment by the Attorney General's Office, any overpayment will be automatically sent to you in the form of a refund check from either the Attorney General's Office or the Ohio Department of Taxation. If you have questions about the time frame, you will need to contact the Attorney General’s Office at 1-888-301-8885.