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.

Why is the tax credit being made available?

The Ohio Earned Income Credit (EIC) is specifically tailored to help low income families and individuals. This credit will be in addition to the existing Ohio $10,000 low income credit, which benefits 1.1 million households by eliminating all income tax liability.