The City of Hillsboro, Ohio

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Income Tax Office

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The City of Hillsboro Income Tax Bureau was organized to collect tax on income for those that live, work or do business in the city.  

The service that we provide is individual Hillsboro tax preparation, collection and processing of taxes owed, and hotel motel tax collection, etc. The tax collected provides funds for general municipal operations, equipment, services, as well as capital improvements.

DON’T FORGET TO FILE YOUR 2018 TAXES!

In order to process your 2018 Hillsboro Income Tax Return, you must have a Copy of your Federal 1040, W-2's and all applicable Schedules.

The Hillsboro Income Tax Return for Tax Year 2018 is due April 15, 2019

Do I Need To Pay/File with the City of Hillsboro?

The City of Hillsboro has mandatory filing for all residents of Hillsboro.  If you live in Hillsboro, you must file a Hillsboro Income Tax return with us.  If you are unsure how to file, bring your supporting documentation to us, and we will complete the Hillsboro tax form for you at no charge.

If you live and/or work within the City of Hillsboro, you are subject to the 1.5% income tax on your earnings. This tax must be paid to the City of Hillsboro Income Tax Bureau regardless of your age or level of income.

Filing Requirements include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. All Hillsboro residents who receive taxable compensation are required to pay the City of Hillsboro Income Tax at the rate of 1.5%.
  2. Credit up to 1.5% will be allowed for taxes paid to another locality.  Credit permitted will be based on the tax rate in that locality.   
  3. If your taxes are fully withheld, and you live in the City of Hillsboro, you still need to file a tax return with our office.
  4. Each resident engaged in business whether or not tax is due must file a tax return. Business activity includes rental property, sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporations.  Additionally, if you are receiving unemployment benefits, no tax is due, but you must file a tax return.
  5. All nonresidents of Hillsboro who engage in business within the City of Hillsboro, or whose compensation was earned within the City of Hillsboro and did not have Hillsboro tax withheld from their earnings, must file a tax return whether or not tax is due.
  6. If you have moved into or out of the City of Hillsboro during the 2018 tax year, you must file a tax return with us.
  7. If you are in the process of filing for disability, you must file a tax return with the City of Hillsboro.  If you are now receiving disability benefits, these benefits are not taxable to the City of Hillsboro, but please bring a copy of your benefits letter to be placed in your file, and so that we can have the supporting documentation to show your reason for not filing in future years.
  8. If you have retired, these benefits are not taxable to the City of Hillsboro, but please bring a copy of your confirmation of retirement.  Should you return to work during your retirement, only those earnings are taxable to the City of Hillsboro.  We must have written documentation of your retirement.
  9. Please submit all address changes to our office, along with the effective date of those changes.  Please sign and date these changes.

If your question is not answered on this page, please contact our office at 937-393-3848.

Additionally, we now offer the ability to e-file, using Tax Connect, which is accessible on our webpage.  Just use any of the e-file links on our webpage. Please submit all supporting documentation to our office within 10 business days of filing.

Contact Us

Income Tax Office
130 N High St
Hillsboro, OH 45133
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