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.

How will the Department handle payments made by a taxpayer for years prior to opt-in?

If the taxpayer is using the Ohio Business Gateway, the taxpayer is only able to make payments for years it has opted-in. The Department would send the check back to the taxpayer and notify the taxpayer that they need to make the payment with the municipality.