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.

What types of assets are included in the gross value of an estate?

Some of the most common assets that must be reported include, but are not limited to : real estate located in Ohio, bank accounts, stock, tangible personal property (i.e. autos, boats, furniture, etc.), trust assets, business interests, and life insurance proceeds paid to the decedent's estate.

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