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Ohio Department Of Revenue, Ohio Tax

Ohio Business Corporate Tax, Ohio Personal Income Tax, Ohio Sales Tax Rates

What is the Ohio corporate net income tax rate?

.26% of your gross revenue. This is called the CAT return, or Commercial Activity Tax. This is on every entity, regardless of it being an LLC, Partnership, or Corporation. It has a $150 minimum payment.

What are the Ohio personal net income tax rates?

0-5,000 .587%
5,000-10,000 1.174%
10,000-15,000 2.348%
15,000-20,000 2.935%
20,000-40,000 3.521%
40,000-80,000 4.109%
80,000-100,000 4.695%
100,000-200,000 5.451%
200,000 + 5.925%

There are also a lot of local income taxes with an average rate of 1.82%.

What is the average Ohio sales tax rate?

6.83%. The State has a 5.5% tax, but the average local tax is 1.33% making a total of 6.83%.

Are there standard deductions?

Single:  none
Joint:  none

Are there personal exemptions?

Single:  $1,450
Dependents:  $1,450

What forms do you file for your Ohio taxes?

Ohio C corporations:   Form CAT 12 Commercial Activity Tax annual return
S Corporations:   Form CAT 12 and OH20S
Partnerships:   Form CAT 12
Individual (Ohio LLC members):   Form IT-1040

To learn about nonprofit filings, see our Ohio Nonprofit Corporation page.

Estimated tax payments?

Form CAT e-file for gross revenue over 1 million. Personal filers must file form IT-1040ES. Ohio follows the IRS standards for estimated payments. If you will owe $500 or more in tax for the current year, you are required to make 90% of the tax due, over quarterly payments. It has to be at least 100% of the previous year, even if you think you won’t make as much in the current year.

Ohio Department of Revenue:

Ohio Department of Taxation
P.O. Box 530
Columbus , OH 43216-0530
T: 888-405-4039 or 888-405-4089
Website:  http://tax.ohio.gov/

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