Online Services - Ohio I-File

What do you need before you begin to use Ohio I-File?


Be sure to register by utilizing our self-registration process.

You will need the following information:

  • Your completed federal income tax return.
  • All of your W-2, W-2G, 1099 and K-1 forms.
  • Your checking or savings account information and bank routing number if you choose to directly deposit your refund or to pay your tax by electronic check.
  • Your credit card information for payment of a balance due. Accepted credit cards include American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA.

We recommend that you have a printer ready to print a copy of your return for your records.

  • You can choose to save your return in a portal document format (PDF) to your PC if your computer supports Adobe Acrobat Viewing Software.

For important tips and information we recommend you read the entire list of Ohio I-File Frequently Asked Questions before you get started.

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