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.

What do I need before I begin to use Ohio Income Tax Online Services?

 You will be required to provide your social security number, last name and date of birth. Additionally, you will be required to enter the 2016 Ohio Withholding amount from line 14 of your Ohio IT 1040 income tax return or the issue date of your current Ohio Driver's License or State ID. If you have already successfully registered with Ohio Income Tax Online Services you will need your User ID and Password to access the system.