Ohio General Tax Amnesty Program runs from May 1 to June 15, 2012
If you owed certain taxes that were due and payable as of May 1, 2011, are not part of an audit related to those taxes, and if you have not been contacted by the Ohio Department of Taxation about paying them, you may qualify for General Tax Amnesty.
The program runs only from May 1, 2012 through June 15, 2012. After the window closes, those who have unreported and underreported taxes will again be subject to full penalties and interest.
You may qualify if you have unpaid taxes that were due and payable as of May 1, 2011, that are not part of an audit, and if you have not been contacted by the Department of Taxation about paying them.
No matter how old your tax obligation is, this program gives you a way to wipe the slate clean. The program ends on June 15, 2012. After that time, unreported and underreported taxes will be subject to penalties and full interest.
Ohio General Tax Amnesty Interest Calculator
How will taxpayers be notified that their applications have been received?
Taxpayers will not be notified that we received their appliclation. However, the taxpayer will be sent a letter indicating the status – Approved or Denied – within 30 days after we received the application.
How will a taxpayer know if their requests for amnesty have been accepted?
Applicants will be notified in writing about their application’s status – Approved or Denied – within 30 days after we receive it.
How can someone get tax forms?
Links to tax forms related to General Tax Amnesty can be found on this page. Forms that are not related to this program can be found here.