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.

Who is considered the owner of an oil/gas well?

The owner of an oil/gas well is the person who has the right to extract oil or gas from the well. This person is required to hold a permit to drill with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.