State Electronic Filing Guide

Contact Information:

Ohio Department of Taxation
Ohio e-File Help Desk
P.O. Box 182847
Columbus, OH - 43218-2847
Phone: 614-466-0197
Fax: 206-984-3875
Tax Refund Inquiries: 800-282-1784
State Guide Details:

Grace Period : 5 days
E-filing Mandate : Must e-file if preparing more than 10 returns
Form for opting out of mandate : Form IT Waiver is mailed with paper return
Federal and State E-files Can Be Linked : Yes
State Can Be E-filed Separately : Yes
Return Types Accepted Electronically :
Resident : Yes
Part Year Resident : Yes
Non-Resident : Yes
Amended : Yes
Estimate Payments : No
Extension : No
Additional Return Types : Forms IT10 and multiple units of SD100 can be e-filed
Accepts Returns With : Refund, Zero Balance, Balance Due
Direct Deposit of Refunds : Yes (up to 3 accounts)
Payment of Balance Due by :
Electronic Funds Withdrawal (Direct Debit) : Yes
Credit Card : Yes
Online ePayment : Yes
Signature Requirements : Acceptance of perjury statement is considered to be signature
Accepts eSignature : n/a
Supports PDF attachments : Yes for both Ohio and School District returns
Tax year(s) supported for e-filing : Current tax year and two prior tax years
Drivers License or State ID Required : If your client was issued a driver’s license or state identification card, provide the requested information from it or indicate there is no applicable identification provided. An individual return cannot be filed electronically with the state if you do not provide a response on federal Screen IDAuth.
Average Refund Time :
E-filed Return : 10-15 business days for direct deposit, 30 business days for paper check
Paper Return : 4-6 weeks
Application Requirements : Automatically accepts IRS approval
Special Considerations :

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