Hilliard’s Finance Department pays the city’s bills, issues debt, collects income tax through the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) and prepares both the budget and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. The finance director is the city’s fiscal officer, oversees the department and serves as a financial advisor on municipal affairs for Hilliard’s mayor and city council.
All Hilliard residents age 18 and older must file an income tax return every year by April 15. Hilliard residents must pay a 2% municipal income tax unless taxed within the district in which they work. Residents can file annual income tax forms electronically, or the income tax return forms can be found in the links below.
The income tax division of Hilliard’s Finance Department oversees the city’s income tax collection and provides information to residents to ensure they can file income tax correctly. RITA processes city income tax returns and collects the taxes that are due.