Income Tax

Taxation

All residents of Monroe with earned income are required to file an income tax return with the City. *Retired residents are required to file a return every 3 years. The local income tax rate is 2 percent and applies to gross wages, salaries and other personal service compensation, and net profits of Monroe businesses.

The City provides 100 percent credit up to 2 percent for taxes paid to the workplace municipality.

Homeowner’s and their dependents are exempt from the .5 percent increase. To qualify for the exemption, a copy of the property tax statement must be included with the return. The City provides 100 percent credit up to 1.5 percent for taxes paid to the workplace municipality if the taxpayer qualifies for the Homeowner exemption.

If you have any questions or need assistance on your Federal Return, you may call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 or visit the IRS website.

If you have any questions or need assistance on your State Return you may call the State at 1-800-282-1780 or visit the Ohio Department of Taxation website.

If you have any questions regarding your property tax/real estate tax you may call Butler County Auditor at 513-887-3154 or visit the Auditor’s website or Warren County Auditor at 513-695-1300 or visit the Auditor’s website.