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Ohio Treasurer's Office

(ACH Credit)

Frequently Asked Questions

What payment options does the Ohio Treasurer accept?
ACH Credit only.
What is the ACH credit option?
An ACH Credit is a type of electronic payment where funds are pushed into the State of Ohio’s bank account. The payer initiates the funds to be sent to the State. The instructions can be downloaded from the Electronic Payment (ACH Credit) Instructions page
What is the ACH Debit option?
An ACH Debit is a type of electronic payment where funds are pulled from a bank account. The payer gives the State of Ohio permission to take the payment from their account. ACH Debit is provided by the Ohio Business Gateway
What account types can be paid by electronic payment through the Treasurer?
  • Cigarette/Cuyahoga Tax
  • Commercial Activity Tax (CAT)
  • Consumer's Use Tax
  • Direct Pay Tax Permit
  • Employer Withholding Tax
  • Financial Institutions Tax (FIT)
  • Insurance Premium Tax
  • International Fuel Tax (IFTA)
  • Kilowatt Hour (KWH) Tax
  • Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax
  • Municipal Income Tax for Electric and Telephone
  • Municipal Net Profits Tax
  • Natural Gas Distribution (MCF) Tax
  • Other Tobacco Products Tax
  • Pass Through Entity Tax (PTE)
  • Petroleum Activity Tax (PAT)
  • Public Utility Excise Tax
  • Sales Tax
  • Seller's Use Tax
  • Severance Tax
  • Streamlined Sales Tax
  • Wireless 9-1-1 Charge
Do I need to file a return if I am paying withholding taxes?
No, the payment will create the IT-501 Ohio Withholding Return. However, you will need to file the reconciliation IT-941 and IT-942 return with the Ohio Department of Taxation if you pay the tax electronically.
How can I both file my tax return and pay my taxes electronically?
For most taxes, both can be done via the Ohio Business Gateway website.
What ID number do I use to pay my taxes?
For Insurance Premium, Motor Vehicle Fuel, Municipal Net Profits, Pass Through Entity Taxes as well as IOLTA use your Federal ID Number. For all other taxes, use the Ohio Account Number or Vendor's License Number that was assigned by the Ohio Department of Taxation or call the Ohio Department of Taxation at 1-888-405-4039.
How do I determine the ninth digit for my ID number?
Commercial Activity Tax: use zero as the 9th digit. Cigarette Tax: use zero as the 9th digit. All other taxes with 8 digit account numbers issued by the Ohio Department of Taxation: calculate the ninth digit here
Will I be subject to penalties or interest if I'm late paying my taxes?
Verify by calling the Ohio Department of Taxation at 1-888-405-4039 and for Insurance Premium Tax call 1-800-686-1526.
Do the tax due dates change for payments made electronically?
No. You must comply with the due dates established by the Ohio Department of Taxation.
When is my payment due if the due date is on a weekend or holiday?
If the due date falls on a weekend or holiday, the payment is due on the next banking day.

If you have questions, call the Ohio Treasurer's office at 1-614-398-2885
8:00am - 4:00pm EST