Section 4141.163 | Income verification for federal benefit programs.
(A) For any federal program administered by the director of job and family services in a manner similar to this chapter that provides money payments for loss of remuneration for services performed under any contract of hire that is not employment as defined in section 4141.01 of the Revised Code, the director of job and family services shall establish a verification system for the program that verifies whether an individual has filed annual returns using records maintained by the tax commissioner under Chapter 5747. of the Revised Code.
(B) The director shall enter a data sharing agreement with the commissioner allowing the director to furnish to the tax commissioner the name, social security number, and any additional information required by the commissioner for an individual who applies for payments under a program described in division (A) of this section. The director may request information from the commissioner regarding whether such an individual has filed an annual return with respect to the tax imposed by section 5747.02 of the Revised Code. The director may request the information for the most recent taxable year, as that term is defined in section 5747.01 of the Revised Code, for which an annual return was due or either of the two preceding taxable years.
On receiving the request, the commissioner shall provide to the director the requested information. The commissioner shall inform the director if the commissioner is unable to provide any portion of the requested information.
(C) This section does not apply to a federal program for which income verification is not required.
Last updated March 22, 2023 at 3:59 PM
Available Versions of this Section
- April 3, 2023 – Enacted by Senate Bill 302 - 134th General Assembly [ View April 3, 2023 Version ]