Ohio Department of Taxation

Ohio Public Radio

For the second consecutive month, state personal income tax collections came in at a rate lower than expected. 

It's been six years since delinquent Ohio taxpayers were given a chance to pay without penalties.

Ohio Public Radio

As the state’s budgetary shortfall approaches one billion dollars, a small business tax cut adopted four years ago is getting renewed attention.

Ohio Public Radio

Majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate today unveil their version of the two-year state budget bill as a projected deficit widens ahead of a June 30 deadline.

Republican U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is scheduled to tour a New Albany area factory today to hear from manufacturers and make the case for tax reform legislation. 

Back-to-school shoppers will get a tax break next month in the state's first ever sales tax holiday.

Ohio Public Radio

Amazon has announced a Midwest expansion in central Ohio that will include one thousand well-paying jobs over the next several years. 

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Casino Tax Revenue Projections Fall Short

Jul 15, 2014

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

State Handing Out More Business Tax Breaks

Jul 8, 2014

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.

Bill Requires Notification Of Tax Overpayments

Mar 27, 2014

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

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

State Withholds Business Tax Refunds

Nov 22, 2013

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.