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NOTICE: State sales tax rate increases from 5.5% to 5.75% effective September 1, 2013

The state sales tax rate on the storage, use or other consumption of tangible personal property or services and retail sales made on or after September 1, 2013 is 5.75%. Please note that all local Ohio jurisdictions impose a local sales and use tax in addition to the state rate. The Ohio Department of Taxation provides a database of sales and use tax rates called The Finder, which can be queried either by address or by ZIP code.

Please visit the Department of Taxation's rates and changes page for more information.

OBG Electronic Filing offers new payment transactions for Development Services Agency

New payment transactions for Development Services Agency (DSA) are now available online. Payments can be made with or without an invoice to a variety of programs administered by DSA.

VISA credit cards are now accepted

As a result of recent changes to merchant agreements, OBG Electronic Filing is pleased to announce that VISA credit cards are now accepted for transactions that may be paid via credit card. Accepted credit cards include VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. All credit card payments incur an additional service fee of 2.5% of the payment amount ($1 minimum). Service fees are paid to and retained by OBG Electronic Filing's credit card processor, Official Payments Corporation.

For more information about making payments, please see OBG Electronic Filing Help - Filings & Payments.

Single Trip Fuel Use Tax Permits are now available online

IFTA single-trip fuel use tax permits are now available online. The permits can be found as part of the the existing services for new account registration with the Department of Taxation. Please visit Taxation's web site for more information about motor fuel taxes and IFTA.