Tax Department



7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. MONDAY-FRIDAY

In order to process your 2019 City Income Tax Return

you must have a Copy of your Federal 1040,

W-2's and all applicable Schedules.

By October 31 of each year, the interest rate that will apply to overdue municipal income taxes during the next calendar year will be posted herein, as required by Ohio Revised Code Section 718.27(F).

The interest rate is calculated by adding five percentage points to the federal short-term rate (rounded to the nearest whole number percent) that was in effect during July of the current year, in accordance with Ohio Revised Code Section 718.27(A)(5).

Based on these requirements, the applicable interest rate is as follows:

Calendar Year Annual Rate

2020                       7.0%

2019                        7.0%

2018                        6.0%

2017                        6.0%

2016                        5.0%

2015 and prior    12.00

  For 2019 Tax Year

    • The City of Washington's 2019 tax rate is 1.95%.
    • The City of Washington’s interest rate for the tax year 2019 will be 7% annum.
    • The rates are based on the federal short term rate plus 5% per the passing of H.B. 5 by the state legislature and will be subject to change each year.
    • This rate applies only to the 2019 tax year, all previous years are applicable to past rates.
    • City income taxes are due July 15.