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For Filing of Forms:
IT-11, IT-15, IR-21
BR-21, IR-18, BR-18,
IR-42, BR-42
and Payment of Liabilities

City of Columbus Income Tax Division 77 N. Front Street, 2nd Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: (614) 645-7370
Fax: (614) 645-7193

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Columbus Income Tax Division administers the income taxes for:

• Brice - 2.0%• Marble Cliff - 2.0%
• Canal Winchester - 2.0% • North Pickaway County JEDD - 2.5%
• Columbus - 2.5% • Obetz - 2.5%
• Groveport - 2.0% • Prairie-Obetz JEDZ - 2.5%
• Harrisburg - 1.0% • Prairie Township JEDD - 2.5%

The Columbus Income Tax Division also administers the Hotel/Motel Excise Tax for the City of Columbus and Franklin County.  

The 2015 annual income tax return is due April 18, 2016.

The interest rate applied to outstanding liabilities incurred on or after January 1, 2016  during 2016 shall be 5% per annum for all municipal entities administered by the City of Columbus.

The interest rate applied to all unpaid liabilities to Columbus, Marble Cliff, Brice, Harrisburg, Northern Pickaway County JEDD and Prairie Township JEDD  incurred prior to January 1, 2016 regardless of when the related returns are filed, shall be 3% per annum.

Any refund warrant issued for an overpayment of tax must be presented for payment within 365 days of the date of issue.   Any warrant presented more than 365 days after the date of issue will be stale dated and rejected, requiring a request for reissuance of the refund.

The City of Columbus Income Tax Division uses Adobe fillable PDF forms. Changes in many modern web browsers mean they are no longer compatible with fillable PDF forms. Browsers can display the PDF, but the fillable features will be disabled. To use the forms provided by the City of Columbus Income Tax Division, we recommend you download the forms and open them using the newest version of Acrobat Reader.