Identity Confirmation Quiz

If you received a letter from the Ohio Department of Taxation directing you to this website, we need to confirm your identity before the processing of your tax return can continue or have you identify the return as suspect.


1 Verify Letter Received
2 Identity Quiz

Step One: Before starting this process, please select one of the options for the appropriate action below.

I filed a tax return/I had a tax return filed on my behalf. I wish to take the Ohio Identity Confirmation Quiz so my return can continue processing.

OR

I DID NOT file a tax return/I DID NOT authorize to have a tax return filed on my behalf. I wish to report that return as suspicious.

Step Two: In order to proceed with this request, you must provide the following approval.

You understand that by clicking the I AGREE button, you are providing approval under the Fair Credit Reporting Act authorizing the Ohio Department of Taxation to obtain information from your personal credit profile or other information from Experian solely for the purpose of confirming your identity in order to process your Ohio income tax return.

Please note that if you elect not to select "I AGREE", an Identity Confirmation Quiz will not be available and your return will not be processed until you provide the required supporting documentation to the Ohio Department of Taxation. Please click here for further instructions.

Step Three: Please enter the following information to begin the process. You will then be prompted to complete a brief identity confirmation quiz.
Reference Number
Authorization Code
State of Ohio Refund Dollar Amount (in whole dollars)
$
Verification Question: "doctoring" has how many letters?
Step Two: Please enter the following information to report this tax return as suspect and have it examined by our manual review unit.
Reference Number
Authorization Code
Verification Question: "doctoring" has how many letters?