Final Step: Register Your Business with the Columbus Income Tax Division

Once all prior steps have been completed, but before opening day, all businesses operating in the City of Columbus must register with the Columbus Income Tax Division by submitting a Request a Municipal Income Tax Account.

Paying taxes is required by all businesses in the city and provides funding for everything from public safety forces to street pavement. The Columbus Income Tax Division of the City's Auditor's Office is responsible for processing all Columbus tax related documents.

The Columbus Income Tax Division can be reached by calling (614) 645-7370, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Additionally, you may be required to obtain an Employer Identification Number from the Internal Revenue Service. For your convenience, click here to obtain your EIN.