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 is an "ID Theft Affidavit"?

An ID theft affidavit is a form used to report that a taxpayer's identity has been compromised. The taxpayer can use the ID theft affidavit to report several types of ID theft and does not necessarily have to be tax related ID theft. Ohio’s ID theft affidavit is form IT TA. Taxpayers do not need to submit a form IT TA to notify the Department they were a victim of the Equifax breach.