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.

Where can I find forms and additional information for Ohio individual and school district income taxes?

In addition to the “Income” FAQs found on this page, the Department of Taxation offers many resources to answer your questions, such as:

  • Ohio’s Filing Season Central Webpage: Click here for resources and information about the current individual and school district income tax filing season.
  • Ohio Individual Income Tax Webpage: Click here for links to information about Ohio’s individual and school district income taxes.
  • Ohio Individual and School District Income Tax Returns: Click here for the current year’s individual return and here for the school district income tax return. Prior tax years’ income tax returns can be found here, and school district income tax returns can be found here.
  • Instructions for Filing Original and Amended Individual and School District Income Taxes: Click here for the current year’s individual and school district income tax instructions. Prior tax years’ instructions can be found here.
  • Information releases: Click here for detailed explanations of selected laws, rules and rulings that govern Ohio’s individual and school district income taxes.
  • Ohio Virtual Tax Academy (OVTA): Click here for webinars designed and presented by Department staff containing information on Ohio’s state taxes. Click on the “Individual Income Tax” link.

If you cannot find the answer using these resources, you can email or call our Taxpayer Services Division toll free at 1-800-282-1780 (1-800-750-0750 for the hearing impaired) from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday excluding holidays.

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