Public Notice: 2021 Tax Filing Deadline Extended Three Days
2021 Tax Year Due Date: April 18, 2022
The City Auditor's Office is open to the public, and ready to help with your local income tax questions. Community members may continue to file taxes, make payments and find current City of Whitehall tax forms here on the City website. Paper forms may be submitted via the drop-box outside the front doors to City Hall (360 S. Yearling Road). Questions? Contact the Income Tax Division at (614) 237-9803.
Tax Filing Assistance
Looking for help with your local income tax filings for Whitehall? The City Auditor's Office is hosting in-person tax filing assistance Saturdays, March 26 and April 2 from 8 a.m.-Noon at City Hall for anyone interested.
Electronic Filing for Whitehall Residents
The City of Whitehall is excited to offer electronic filing. We want residents to take advantage of our electronic filing program. It’s free, it’s fast, and it’s environmentally friendly!
Electronic Filing Requirements
Full year Whitehall residents may e-file their local 2021 income tax returns if they meet the following conditions:
- They had W-2 only income and lived and worked within Whitehall corporate limits
- If they had W-2 only income and worked outside of the City, they may file electronic, but they must send in a copy of their W-2(s)
Note: Some residents and individuals with Schedule C, E, F, or K-1’s may electronically file. They may also use the webtool to prepare their return. They must then print and mail their return to the City of Whitehall postmarked by April 15, 2022.
Whitehall residents and individuals who are required to file local income tax returns, but do not meet the above criteria may use our fill-in return option or our online tax preparation tool. All active accounts were mailed a letter with your account number and website information in late January. All they need to do is log onto this website and choose the electronic filing option found above, or navigate to the fill-in form, type in the necessary information, print, and mail it along with the appropriate attachments to the City of Whitehall Income Tax Division at:
City of Whitehall
Income Tax Division
360 S. Yearling Road
Whitehall, OH 43213
Overdue Taxes: Annual Interest Rate
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 the Ohio Revised Code Section 718.27(F). The interest rate is calculated by adding 5 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||Monthly Rate|
|2015 and prior||18.0%||1.50%|
|2015 and prior (withholding liabilities)||36.0%||3.00%|
Withholding accounts will no longer be mailed withholding booklets. We are providing online filing for 2022 employer withholding of Whitehall income tax.
The tax tool will provide: