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.

How does ODT select people to take the quiz?

Data Analysis of information on the tax return and other various factors are used to select taxpayers for the identity confirmation quiz. If a taxpayer is selected, they will be required to take the quiz or provide documents proving their identity before the tax return is processed.