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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


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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 2016 annual income tax return is due April 18, 2017.

The interest rate applied to outstanding liabilities incurred on or after January 1, 2016  during 2016 shall be 5%, after January 1, 2017 shall be 6% 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.  


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June 30

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July 04

Event: City Observed Holiday - Office Closed
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July 10

Event: IT-15J Form due for semi-monthly withholding
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July 15

Event: BR-25 Returns Due for Fiscal 03
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July 21

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July 31

Event: BR-42J Approved Extension Due for Fiscal 09
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Event: IT-11J Form Due for Quarterly Withholding (2nd Quarter)
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August 15

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August 31

Event: BR-42J Approved Extension Due for Fiscal 10
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September 15

Event: BR-18J Forms Due for Declaration of Estimated Tax 3rd Quarter for Calendar Year Filers
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Event: BR-18 Forms Due for Declaration of Estimated Tax 3rd Quarter for Calendar Year Filers
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October 15

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November 15

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December 15

Event: BR-25 Returns Due for Fiscal 08
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December 31

Event: BR-42 Approved Extension Due for Fiscal 02
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Event: BR-42J Approved Extension Due for Fiscal 02
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Event: IT-11 Form Due for Quarterly Withholding (4th Quarter)
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February 15

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Event: BR-25J Returns Due for Fiscal 10
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February 28

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April 15

Event: IR-25J Forms Due for Calendar Year Taxpayers
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Event: IR-21J Forms Due for Declaration of Estimated Tax (1st Quarter)
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April 30

Event: BR-42 Approved Extension Due for Fiscal 06
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Event: IT-15 Form due for monthly withholding
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Event: IT-15J Form due for monthly withholding
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Event: IT-11 Form Due for Quarterly Withholding (1st Quarter)
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Event: BR-42J Approved Extension Due for Fiscal 06
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May 15

Event: IT-15J Form due for monthly withholding
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May 31

Event: BR-42J Approved Extension Due for Fiscal 07
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June 15

Event: IT-15 Form due for monthly withholding
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June 30

Event: BR-42 Approved Extension Due for Fiscal 08
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