The City Income Tax Division is responsible for collecting Middletown's local income tax. City Tax personnel can also provide assistance by explaining the Middletown income tax requirements.
The Income Tax Department is now open to the public, from 9am until 4pm, Monday through Friday.
The City of Middletown extended the 2019 filing and payment deadline to JULY 15th, to be consistent with the IRS and State of Ohio.
***Middletown's Tax Rate will increase to 2.0% as of 1-1-2021.
Reminder: Estimated taxes are due 12-15-20 for businesses and on 1-15-21 for individuals.
TAX RETURNS ARE NO LONGER MAILED OUT.
Generic forms are accepted.
You can come into the office with your W2s and federal schedules and we can prepare your return.
You can download the forms from the income tax department website.
You can call the tax office at 513-425-7862 and request a form.
Or you can use the fillable PDF available on the income tax department website, print it and mail it in with your attachments.
2016 Interest Rate for Tax Year Beginning On or After January 1, 2016 is 5% per annum (0.42 per month)
2017 Interest Rate for the Tax Year Beginning On or After January 1, 2017 is 6% per annum (0.50% per month)
2018 Interest Rate for the Tax Year Beginning On or After January 1, 2018 is 6% per annum (0.50% per month)
2019 Interest Rate for the Tax Year Beginning On or After January 1, 2019 is 7% per annum (0.58% per month)
2020 Interest Rate for the Tax Year Beginning On or After January 1, 2020 is 7% per annum (0.58% per month)
2021 Interest Rate for the Tax Year Beginning On or After January 1, 2021 is 5% per annum (0.42% per month)
These rates are being published in accordance with Ohio Revised Code 718.27(F) which states that “By the thirty-first day of October of each year the municipal corporation shall publish the rate described in division (A) of this section applicable to the next succeeding calendar year”. This rate does not apply to tax balances for any prior tax years, regardless of when they are filed, which are still subject to the interest rate of 1% per month as stated in 890.10(a) of the City of Middletown Income Tax Code covering tax years beginning prior to January 1, 2016.