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.

I am registered as a CAT taxpayer and my taxable gross receipts will be below $150,000 for the calendar year. Do I have to pay the minimum tax for that calendar year?

Businesses that will have less than $150,000 in taxable gross receipts for the calendar year are not subject to the tax. However, you must cancel your registration by May 10 of that year to not be subject to the minimum tax.