Identity Confirmation

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 Confirmation

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

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: Which of brain, toe, knee, ankle or arm is part of the head?

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

By checking this box, you are verifying that you DID NOT file a tax return or you DID NOT authorize to have a tax return filed on your behalf and are wishing to report the return as suspect. This action will STOP the refund from being issued and your quiz will no longer be available.

Step Three: Please enter the following information to report this tax return as suspect.
Reference Number
Authorization Code
Verification Question: Which of brain, toe, knee, ankle or arm is part of the head?