Ohio Tax Amnesty Stamp
WHAT'S IN IT
FOR ME?
Not only will you get a fresh start, you could save significantly on penalties and interest. Ohio Tax Amnesty is a great opportunity to move forward and settle your unpaid taxes.
Ohio Tax Forms Marked Paid
AM I ELIGIBLE FOR AMNESTY?
You may qualify if you have certain unpaid taxes that were due as of May 1, 2017, and have not been contacted by the Department of Taxation.
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HOW MUCH COULD I SAVE?
Use our Sample Savings Calculator to see how much could be saved in interest and penalties. Actual savings may vary.

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ARE YOU A TAX PROFESSIONAL?
If you’re a CPA, tax attorney or other tax professional, we have resources to assist you in helping clients with the Ohio Tax Amnesty program.
FAQs
Ohio Tax Amnesty will only be available for a limited time, from January 1 through February 15, 2018.
If you have unreported or underreported taxes that were due and payable as of May 1, 2017, you may qualify for Ohio Tax Amnesty. Here are the taxes eligible during this program:
  • Individual Income Tax
  • Individual School District Income Tax
  • Employer Withholding Tax
  • Employer Withholding School District Income Tax
  • Pass-Through Entity Tax
  • Sales Tax
  • Use Tax
  • Commercial Activity Tax
  • Financial Institutions Tax
  • Cigarette or Other Tobacco Products Tax
  • Alcoholic Beverage Taxes
  • A completed and signed Ohio Tax Amnesty application
  • Completed and signed tax return(s)
  • Full payment for the total amount due as reported on the application
  • If you are filing for a business that is not currently registered with the State of Ohio, you must also submit a completed taxpayer registration form.
Mail your completed application(s), return(s) and payment(s) to:

Ohio Department of Taxation
Tax Amnesty
P.O. Box 183050
Columbus, OH 43218-3050
Amnesty can be denied for any of the following reasons:
  • The application submitted was for taxes that do not qualify for amnesty.
  • Eligible taxes were not due and payable as of May 1, 2017.
  • The Ohio Department of Taxation has issued a billing or assessment notice for the taxes on your application.
  • The Ohio Department of Taxation has already started an audit of the taxes for which you've requested amnesty.
  • Failure to include the correct application, complete return(s) and full payment.
Returns filed under Ohio Tax Amnesty may still be subject to audit.