Local Tax Information
The Village of Mt. Orab has a local income tax on the wages earned by residents of Mt. Orab, non-residents working in Mt. Orab, and the net profits of businesses located inside Mt. Orab. Effective January 1, 2019 the tax rate is 1.35% of earned income, net profits, rental and miscellaneous income. The tax rate from January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2018 was 1% of earned income and net profits, rental and miscellaneous income. The Village of Mt. Orab allows a credit for residents who live inside the Village of Mt. Orab and have local tax withheld form their paycheck from another city or village. The Maximum credit is 1% per W-2. The Mt. Orab income tax does not apply to income received from social security, retirement, pensions, military pay, unemployment interests on savings and certificates of deposits, ADC, welfare and similar non-employee income.
All residents are required to register with the Mt. Orab Income Tax Bureau even if they have no taxable earnings. The regular office hours of the Income Tax Bureau are from 9:00 to 5:00 Monday and Friday. Forms and tax information can be obtained in the Printable PDF links below, from the Mt. Orab Income Tax Bureau at 211 South High Street or by phone at (937) 444-2945.
Real Estate tax is administered through the Brown County Auditor's Office in Georgetown, Ohio. Property tax is assessed for the county, village, school, district, police, fire protection, and other purposes. Questions regarding Real Estate tax should be directed to the Brown County Auditor's Office by calling (937) 378-6398 or their website at http://www.browncountyauditor.org.
Who Should File?
All Mt. Orab residents are required to file an annual tax return even if no tax is due. Residents who have earned income from W-2 employment and have paid another city or village local tax of 1% or more will receive credit up to 1% toward their Mt. Orab tax liability. When Filing your annual Mt. Orab tax return you will need to provide copies of W-2 or other tax documents indicating payment of taxes to another city or village. Residents who only have income from non-employment sources such as social security income, retirement income, interest and dividends and who are not the owners or part owners of a business or rental property need to notify the Mt. Orab Income Tax Bureau of their status and request that their account be placed on a non-filing status.
Residents who are the owners or part owners of a business or rental property regardless of where the business or rental property is located are required to file an annual tax return with the Village of Mt. Orab Income Tax Bureau.
Effective Janurary 1, 2020 the interest rate to be applied to all unpaid income and withholding tax balances is 7% per annum. This rate does not apply to any tax balances due for any prior years regardless of when the tax return is filed. Prior tax year’s interest rate is subject to Ordinance 847 Section 10 A.
|Calendar Year||Annual Rate||Monthly Rate|
|2020||7.0 %||0.583 %|
|2019||7.0 %||0.583 %|
|2017-2018||6.0 %||0.5 %|
|2016||5.0 %||0.42 %|
2019-2020 Important Dates
|October 31, 2019||Third Quarter 2019 Employee Withholding Tax Due|
|January 15, 2020||Fourth Quarter 2019 Estimated Tax Due|
|January 31, 2020||Fourth Quarter 2019 Employee Withholding Tax Due|
|April 15, 2020||2019 Individual and Business Tax Returns Due|
|April 15, 2020||First Quarter 2020 Estimated Tax Due|
|April 30, 2020||First Quarter 2020 Employee Withholding Tax Due|
|June 15, 2020||Second Quarter 2020 Estimated Tax Due|
|July 31, 2020||Second Quarter 2020 Employee Withholding Tax Due|
|September 15, 2020||Third Quarter 2019 Estimated Tax Due|
|October 15, 2020||2019 Tax Extension Return Due|
|October 31, 2020||Third Quarter 2020 Employee Withholding Tax Due|
|January 15, 2021||Fourth Quarter 2020 Estimated Tax Due|
|January 31, 2021||Fourth Quarter 2020 Employee Withholding Tax Due|
Tax Forms / Tax Facts / Tax Ordinance
2020 Tax Forms
Fill-In Tax Return Form and Instructions
This form can be used to calculate and print any tax year return.
|2019 Tax Forms||
Employer Tax Forms
2018 Tax Forms
Misc Tax Forms
2017 Tax Forms
2016 Tax Forms
Income Tax Ordinances
2015 Tax Forms