Tax Filing and Payments

Taxpayers can make tax payments online, in person at our drop-off window, and by mail.

**Please note that the Division does not accept any cash payments.

Pay Online: Taxpayers with existing City tax accounts can make online payments through Payment Portal or Easy File applications. If you do not already have a city tax account established, please complete Form IT-47, New Account Registration.

Payment Portal: Payment Portal allows individuals and businesses to make the following payments via credit card, debit card, ACH credit, or electronic check:

  • Payment of Assessments
  • Declaration of Estimated Tax for Individuals and Businesses (IR-21 and BR-21)
  • Quarterly Statement of Estimated Tax (IR-18 and BR-18)
  • Application for Extension of Time to File (IR-42 and BR-42)\
  • Employer's Quarterly Return of Tax Withheld (IT-11)
  • Employer's Semi-Monthly or Monthly Deposit (IT-15)

Easy File: Easy File allows individuals to file and pay their Columbus Annual Income Tax Returns (IR-25) via credit card, debit card, or electronic check. In order to use Easy File, you must be assigned a PIN to initially access your account. If you have an active City tax account, you may request a PIN by sending an email to taxdata@columbus.gov.

Drop off payment: Taxpayers may use our secure drop off window in the lobby of our office at 77 N. Front Street to drop off check, cashier's check, or money order payments. Please note that the Division does not accept any cash payments.

Mail payment: Taxpayers may mail returns with checks, cashier's checks, or money orders to the address below. Please note that the Division does not accept any cash payments.

Columbus Income Tax Division
PO Box 182158
Columbus, OH 43218-2158