Income Tax

 

MONROE TAX RATE IS 1.5%

EFFECTIVE 1/1/2017 THE INTEREST RATE ON DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS WILL BE 6%.

TO BE CONSIDERED COMPLETELY FILED, YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR SIGNED RETURN AS WELL AS PAGE 1 (ONE) OF YOUR FEDERAL 1040 ALONG WITH ANY/ALL W-2'S AND ANY SCHEDULES YOU MAY HAVE (C OR E). 

Monroe Tax Office

233 South Main Street

P. O. Box 629 (Mailing Address)

Monroe, Ohio  45050

Phone: (513) 539-7374 Option 3  Fax: (513) 539-6209

Kristina Mayes, Tax Commissioner

Vicky Burton, Tax Auditor

Debbie Huling, Tax Auditor

 

Contact via email is preferred and will result in a quicker response than calling in. You can contact the Tax office by email by clicking This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The tax auditors are often unable to answer the phone due to the high volume of walk-in residents requesting City tax preparation assistance.  When leaving a voicemail, please include:  your name, phone number, address and a brief explanation of your issue/question.  They will return your call as soon as possible in the order it was received. Please allow 48-72 hours for your voicemail to be returned.

Office Hours

8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday
No Appointment Necessary


Filing Due Dates

Individual Returns: On or before April 15*
Business Returns: On or before April 15* or the 15* day of the 4th month following the end of the fiscal year
Withholding Reconciliations: On or before February 28*
*If the due date falls on a weekend or a federal holiday, the due date will be the following business day.
According to the Better Business Bureau, 80% of Americans hire a professional to help them complete their taxes. If you are a Monroe resident and want to save some money on having your CITY tax return completed, you can bring your paperwork in to the Tax Department and they will assist you free of charge. The best way to take advantage of this free service offered to our residents without waiting in a long line is to file early. There is rarely a line before the April crunch.

The City of Monroe has a mandatory filing requirement, if you are unsure if you need to file please don’t hesitate to contact the tax department to check. The Earnings Tax of 1.5% applies to all who live, work, operate a business within or do business within the City of Monroe. This tax must be paid to the City of Monroe regardless of age or level of income. Residents that are fully retired only need to file once every three years. The next mandatory filing year for retired residents is tax year 2018 (April 2019).

In an effort to enhance communication between the Tax office and our residents/businesses, in 2017, we are implementing a new Tax Alert system. This system will help you stay up-to-date with changes to our Tax Ordinance, due dates for estimated...

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State Mandated changes to Penalty, Interest, Fees and Charges.Below is the breakdown of changes made to the City of Monroe’s Tax Ordinance in regards to Penalty, Interest, Fees and Charges in accordance with House Bill 5. This change affects Tax...

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