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.

We have an active employee who was recently deceased. Do we withhold Ohio taxes from his/her final check?

All money disbursed after an employee's death (including wages, vacation pay, and other compensation paid, etc.) is exempt from Ohio withholding taxes.

More information on this topic can be located in the 'General Instructions for Forms W-2 and W-3' on the IRS website.