Compensation and Taxes

Begin Taxes OnlineDisclaimer: The information below is for general informational purposes only and should not be considered tax or legal advice. For tax or legal advice, please contact a qualified professional.

Basic tax information and commonly used forms are available from the Ohio State Office of Human Resources Tax Office (Payroll Services). Payroll Services, however, cannot provide personalized tax guidance and encourages individuals to contact a tax advisor or the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 1-800-829-1040 for specific information and advice about your tax obligations.

If you are on a fellowship, and your taxes are not being collected by the university, you need to file quarterly taxes on your own. For more information, click here.

The Fisher/Ohio State Tax Clinic: provides free tax preparation services to low-income taxpayers of Columbus. For more information, click here.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA): free income tax preparation assistance is available to students and low-income citizens of Columbus. For more information, click here.

  • Click here for instructions on how to schedule an appointment for tax preparation services.

GLACIER Tax Prep for Non Resident Alien Income Tax Returns: GLACIER is a software designed to help prepare tax returns for international employees. For more information and who to contact regarding registering for this software and if you have questions, please visit the OIA website here.