Electronic Filing and Payment Methods

EASY FILE for Individuals  

IR-25, Estimates,Outstanding, 
and Civil Suit Payments 

Please note that first-time 
filers must file IR-25 by paper.


Having problems with  
uploading your return?  Click here.


(formerly E-File/E-Pay)
For Filing of Forms:
IT-11, IT-15, IR-21
BR-21, IR-18, BR-18,
IR-42, BR-42
and Payment of Liabilities

New Payment Portal Features

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
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Free Parking: 
Free parking for those conducting business with our office is available in the City parking garage at 141 N Front Street, just north of the Michael B. Coleman Government Center. 
Contact Us  

Please Note: 
Do not send tax documents containing personal information via email. These documents must be mailed or faxed to our office using the contact information listed above.

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The Columbus Division of Income Tax has resumed operations with minimal staffing as of May 4th and are currently processing documents, payments, and correspondence received from March 18th – May 4th. We appreciate your patience as we work to process a high volume of documents and keep our staff safe. For more details and updates, please click here.

The Columbus Income Tax Division provides the service of collection, audit, and enforcement of the 2.5% income tax for the City of Columbus, as well as the excise lodging tax for the City of Columbus and the Franklin County Convention and Facilities Authority. We serve those who live, work, and conduct business in Columbus in order to make sure that everyone pays their fair share.


COVID-19 Operational Impacts Due to current public health concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Division of Income Tax will be making announcements regarding operational impacts, filing deadlines, and payment processing procedures. For the latest information, click here.


Upcoming Webinars The Division of Income Tax will be offering weekly webinars to bring taxpayers and practitioners up to speed on operational updates and make sure you're ready to file ahead of the July 15 deadline. To learn more and register for an upcoming webinar, click here.

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2020 Filing Season Information The filing deadline for tax year 2019 is July 15, 2020. Click here for everything you need to file, including the 2020 Income Tax Division Newsletter, information on walk-in services, penalty and interest rates, refund information, and more.

E-file E-pay

Easy File and Payment Portal Taxpayers can use our Easy File application to file Form IR-25 (please note that first-time filers must paper file), make outstanding liability payments, and make Civil Suit payments online. Taxpayers who need to file and pay forms IT-11, IT-15, IR-21, BR-21, IR-18, BR-18, IR-42, and BR-42 can use our Payment Portal application to file online. Learn more.


Admissions Tax Effective July 1, 2019, the City of Columbus will levy a 5% tax on amounts received as admission to any place located within the City of Columbus. For more details and resources, please click here.

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Features and Calendar Click here for features including address search, IRS resources, and a calendar of upcoming City tax deadlines.