Ohio Withholding Tax

What is Ohio Withholding Tax?

Withholding tax is the amount of employee’s pay withheld by the employer and sent directly to the government as partial payment of state income tax.  The amount of withholding tax depends on your income.  The Ohio state income tax is between 3%-6%. Therefore, your withholding tax should be similar to the tax range.

Employees do not need to take any action.  The employers will need to deduct the withholding tax from your paycheck and submit and file your withholding tax to Ohio Dept of Revenue.

How to File Ohio Withholding Tax?

Employees do not need to do anything.

Employers need to register withholding tax account with Ohio Department of Revenue.  Depending the size of the company, every three months, the employers have to file a quarterly withholding report (Form IT-2) and submit withholding tax to Department of Revenue.  Most small businesses need to file quarterly while larger businesses need to file more frequently.

You can either file withholding tax online or submit the form by mail.

Ohio Withholding Tax Forms:

IT-1 – Withholding Tax Registration

IT-2 – Wage and Tax Statement

How to Register for Ohio Withholding?

Business with employees will need to register for Ohio Withholding account.  The easiest and fastest way to register for Withholding tax is online.

Click here to register for Ohio Withholding Tax.

Where to send Ohio Withholding Tax Forms?

Ohio Department of Taxation
P.O. Box 2476
Columbus, OH 43216-2476.

Contact Ohio Withholding Tax:

For more information on Ohio Withholding Tax, call Department of Revenue at (888) 405-4039


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