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.

Is the employer’s banking information stored online when they file electronically?

If the employer pays through the Ohio Business Gateway (OBG), their banking information is not stored in the system. The bank account and routing numbers needs to be entered every time a payment is made.

If the employer pays through the Ohio Treasurer of State, the employer’s banking information is not passed through to the Ohio Department of Taxation. Please visit the Ohio Treasurer of State’s website ( for more information.