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Payments by Electronic Check or Credit/Debit Card

Electronic Check

Whether you file your returns electronically or by paper, you can pay by electronic check via the Department's Online Services (registration is required) or by using the Department’s NEW! Guest Payment Service (no registration is required). These payment methods withdraw funds directly from your checking or savings account. There is no fee for using this payment method. Generally, your payment will be withdrawn within 24 hours of the date you choose for payment. You must ensure that the funds are in your account and available on the date you choose for payment. The payment will show on your bank statement as "STATE OF OHIO". You can delay payment until the date the liability is due.

See the FAQs under the "Income - Online Services (I-File/ePayment/eStatement)" for more information on using Online Services.

For general payment questions

Call us toll-free at 1-800-282-1780 (1-800-750-0750 for persons who use text telephones (TTYs) or adaptive telephone equipment).

Pay via Guest
Payment Service
   Register & Pay
via Online Services

Credit or Debit Card

You can pay using a debit or credit card online by visiting ACI Payments, Inc. or calling 1-800-272-9829. This payment method charges your credit card (Discover, Visa, MasterCard or American Express).

ACI Payments, Inc. charges a convenience fee equal to 2.5% of your payment or $1, whichever is greater. The state of Ohio does not receive any of this fee. The payment will appear on your credit card statement as two separate entries:

  • The payment itself AND
  • The ACI Payments, Inc. convenience fee.

For problems with your credit card payment Call ACI Payments, Inc. at 1-866-621-4109.

Payment Vouchers

If you want to continue with paper payment vouchers, please select the correct tax year and payment type to open a payment voucher.