Do I need to fill out a tax return even if I don’t owe money?
All Hilliard residents who are 18 and older must file a tax return with the City of Hilliard every year, regardless of whether they owe money or pay local income taxes to another municipality.
How do I file my taxes?
Residents can file taxes electronically or use the income tax return form available through the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA), which processes City income tax returns and collects the taxes that are due.
When are my taxes due?
The deadline to submit your tax return in 2021 is April 18.
What common sources of income are taxable for Hilliard?
Any earned income is taxable. More info can be found at www.ritaohio.com.
What common sources of income are NOT taxable for Hilliard?
Retirement income, unemployment income and certain disabilities are not considered taxable incomes. More information can be found at www.ritaohio.com.
What if Hilliard resident earns income and pays tax in another community?
Hilliard gives credit to taxes paid in other cities up to 2% (2.5% in 2022). So, if you work in another municipality where income taxes are 2 (or 2.5%) percent or higher, you will pay no income taxes to the City of Hilliard. However, you still must file a local income tax form, even if you pay taxes to another municipality.
Where is the Hilliard tax division located?
City Hall (3800 Municipal Way)
Where should I mail my Hilliard tax returns, payments and other correspondence?
All mail correspondences and payments go to the Regional Income Tax Agency.
Who should I make my checks payable to?
For income tax, Regional Income Tax Agency.
What is the City of Hilliard income tax rate?
As of January 1, 2022 the tax rate is 2.5%.
How can I obtain copies of my W2s from past years?
Please contact either your employer or the IRS.
How can I tell if my property is within the Hilliard city limits?
To determine if you are within the Hilliard City Limits for income taxes:
- Contact the tax office to verify at (614) 334-2369
- Do a FCA property search
- City of Hilliard streets have blue street signs. City of Columbus signs are green and City of Dublin signs are brown.
Whom should I contact about real estate taxes?
Contact the Franklin County Auditor’s Office at (614) 525-4663 or access their website at www.franklincountyauditor.com.
How do I report suspected financial fraud in city government?
Please contact the City of Hilliard Finance, Law or Police departments.
What federal forms should I include with my tax return when I file?
This can vary from person to person. Please visit www.ritaohio.com.
How are trusts taxed?
Trusts are not taxed by the City of Hilliard.
I have additional questions. Whom should I contact?
For more information or if you have additional questions, call the City of Hilliard at (614) 876-7361 ext 778 or the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) at www.ritaohio.com.