This version is in effect until 07-01-2009
In case of disobedience by any person to an order or subpoena of the department of taxation, or on the refusal of a witness to testify to any matter regarding which he is lawfully interrogated before the department, the court of common pleas of the county in which such person resides, or a judge thereof, on application of the department, shall compel obedience by attachment proceedings as for contempt in the case of disobedience of a subpoena issued from such court or a refusal to testify therein.
Effective Date: 10-01-1953
This version is effective 07-01-2009
Each officer who serves a summons or subpoena shall receive the same fees as a sheriff, and each witness who appears before the department of taxation by its order shall receive for the witness’s attendance the fees and mileage provided for under section 119.094 of the Revised Code, which shall be audited and paid by the state in the same manner as other expenses, upon the presentation of proper vouchers approved by the department. A witness subpoenaed at the instance of parties other than the department shall not be entitled to compensation from the state for attendance or travel unless the department certifies that the testimony of the witness was material to the matter investigated.
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