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 does the Ohio Department of Taxation do to pursue perpetrators of ID Theft returns?

The Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) aggressively pursues leads and investigates all suspect income tax returns received.  ODT’s Manual Review Unit and Criminal Investigations Unit work with various law enforcement agencies to track down and prosecute individuals responsible for filing suspect income tax returns