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.

The company I work for is not withholding Ohio income tax since they are treating me as an independent contractor, but I believe that I am an employee. What should I do?

Please contact the IRS so that they can determine whether an employer-employee relationship exists. If the IRS verifies that an employer-employee relationship exists, then the employer must withhold Ohio income tax on compensation paid to the employee.