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6:40 am
Thu March 19, 2015

State Tax Quiz Will Remain In Place

Ohio Tax Commissioner Joe Testa
Credit State of Ohio

The state tax commissioner says the Ohio Department of Taxation will keep using a controversial "identity quiz"  to verify information about people seeking refunds.

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8:21 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

State Tweaks Security Questions For Filers To Prevent Fraud

Officials have tweaked questions on a new quiz used by the state of Ohio to catch phony income-tax returns.

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7:08 pm
Fri February 13, 2015

Tax Commissioner Defends “Identity Quiz”

Joe Testa
Credit wksu.org

State Tax Commissioner Joe Testa took some heat this week from lawmakers who say they’re hearing complaints from some constituent tax refund filers who are being required to take an identity quiz.

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6:24 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Some Taxpayers May Be Quizzed Before Returns Are Processed

Credit tax.oh.gov

Ohio Department of Taxation officials say anti-fraud efforts will delay refunds to taxpayers. 

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6:27 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Record Number Of Fraudulent State Tax Returns Found

Ohio tax officials say they've intercepted a record amount of money  in fraudulent state income tax filings - 18 times more than the average discovered in other years.

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6:29 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Casino Tax Revenue Projections Fall Short

State casino tax revenue over the past year fell nearly 12 percent short of projections.

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7:24 am
Tue July 8, 2014

State Handing Out More Business Tax Breaks

An Ohio Department of Taxation report shows since 2012 the amount of tax credits given to businesses promising to create and retain jobs has been rising.

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6:55 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Bill Requires Notification Of Tax Overpayments

The Ohio House has approved a bill requiring business and individual taxpayers to be notified of overpayments.

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6:28 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Legislation Would Allow Same-Sex Couples To File Joint State Tax Returns

Legislation proposed by statehouse Democrats would allow same-sex couples to file joint state tax returns.

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6:23 am
Fri November 22, 2013

State Withholds Business Tax Refunds

Ohio Inspector General Randall Meyer says the state department of taxation has failed to return more than 30 million dollars in business tax refunds to companies that properly requested the money.

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