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.

I adopted my stepchild this year. Am I entitled to the claim the Ohio Adoption Credit?

No. Per O.R.C. 5747.37(A)(2), "legally adopt" does not include the adoption of a minor child by the child's stepparent.