IT-11 Instructions

Period Selection – The period selection dates will be displayed in a drop down box. The most recent quarter will be displayed on top followed by the last 3 years periods. Selecting a period from the drop down box will update the Quarter Ending number to reflect the quarter being filed. (1, 2, 3 or 4)

Inactivate Account – The inactivate account radio button will be defaulted to “NO”. If “YES” is selected, reason and effective date fields will be provided and must be completed. If the reason option is “OUT” an address change window will pop up and must be updated. If the reason option “OTHER” is selected the user is required to contact the City of Columbus Income Tax Division to complete the inactivation.

Qualified Wages - Amounts must be entered in dollar and cents including the decimal point. If a city displays an asterisk * all the city fields must all be entered with an amount, even if it's a zero. If an amount is entered as 100 it will be converted to 100.00.

Tax Rates - Tax Rates are automatically displayed for all cities except the alternate cities. Tax rates for alternate cities must be entered if a qualified wages is entered. The tax rate cannot exceed the tax rate of that city.

Tax Due – The tax due will be calculated automatically by the system. It will multiple the (Qualified Wages) * (Tax Rate) and display the results.

Penalty Due, Interest Due & Late Charge – The Penalty, Interest and Late Charge fields will be calculated automatically by the system for all cities if the report is late. Alternate Cities must enter their calculated Penalty, Interest and Late Charges if it applies. All amounts must be entered in dollar and cents including the decimal point. If an amount is entered as 100 it will be converted to 100.00.

Total Due – The Total Due amount will be calculated automatically by the system. It will add the (Tax Due) + (Penalty Due) + (Interest) + (Late Charge). The system will also calculate the total due column for an overall total due amount.

Less Prior Payment – Amounts for prior payments must be entered in dollar and cents including the decimal point. The system will also calculate the less prior payment column for an overall prior payment total. If an amount is entered as 100 it will be converted to 100.00.

Net Due – The Net due amount will be calculated automatically by the system. It will Add the (Total Due) – (Prior Payments). Net due for a city may be a negative amount. The system will also calculate the net due column for an overall Net due total. The total net due may not be a negative amount. If the total net due is a negative amount, the system will automatically set the net due to zero. If the total net due is less than $1.00, nothing will be owed. The system will bypass the payment process; however the report must still be filed.

Back Button

The Back Button will take the user to the previous page (Main Menu)

Calculate Button

The Calculate Button will update the amounts entered and validate all business rules for the IT-11 form. The page will refresh and display the results.

Continue Button

The Continue Button will update the amounts entered, validate all business rules for the IT-11 form and take the user to the IT-11 verification page.