State of Ohio Requirements
Businesses located in the State of Ohio typically must register with the Federal Internal Revenue (IRS) as well as the Ohio Department of Taxation. Many businesses must register as a legal entity with the Secretary of State. In addition, employers must follow the requirements of the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation and Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
Hamilton County Requirements
Businesses are required to apply to the Hamilton County Auditor for a Vendors License, which authorizes the business to make taxable sales and collect sales tax.