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 should I do if I have to log out of Ohio I-File before I have finished filing my return?

Select "Save Return and Exit" while using Ohio I-File. It will send you a warning that you have not yet filed your return. If your intent is to save only, click confirm.

Your return information will be saved as a Draft under the Tax Returns Awaiting Action section of the Dashboard until the beginning of December of the current year. When you are ready to continue filing, log back on and select "Edit" under the "Actions" column to complete your return.