Tax Information & Forms

Planning To E-File your 2023 Income Tax Return?

Our e-file system makes it easy for you to file your local return.


New residents who have not registered with our office must do so prior to e-filing.


  • If you have mailed your completed registration form, please allow one to two weeks before attempting to set up a PIN
  • If you have faxed your completed registration, please allow 24 – 48 business hours before attempting to set up a PIN

Our office is available to receive registration forms Monday – Friday from 8am – 4pm.

Please note: If you’ve previously filed a return, paper or e-file, with our office or have received a delinquent filing notice or bill from us, you are already registered and will only need to set up your PIN.

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Attention Wooster Citizens!
The City of Wooster has the ability to accept eFile!
Income Tax Changes
Income Tax Changes

Tax Rate: Effective January 1, 2014 the income tax rate is 1.5% 

Important Income Tax Changes for Filing Your 2023 City of Wooster income tax return:

  • 2023 City of Wooster income tax return is due April 15, 2024
  • Page 1 of your Federal 1040 must be attached to your return
  • Penalty is 15% of tax due
  • Interest is 0.583% per month
  • Late filing fee of $25.00 
  • Refund or tax due of $10.00 or less is not payable
Interest Rates
Interest Rates
  • Interest rate for 2024 is 10%
  • Interest rate for 2023 is 7%
  • Interest rate for 2022 is 5%
  • Interest rate for 2021 is 5%
  • Interest rate for 2020 is 7%
  • Interest rate for 2019 is 7%
  • Interest rate for 2018 is 6%
  • Interest rate for 2017 is 6%

Ohio Revised Code 718.27 requires that municipalities set the interest rate for delinquent unpaid tax liabilities at the federal short-term rate (rounded to the nearest whole number percent) plus 5 percent (5%). Interest shall be imposed per annum on all unpaid income tax, unpaid estimated income tax, and unpaid withholding tax. The interest rate shall apply to the calendar year following the July of the year in which the federal short-term rate is determined.

Correspondence and Remittance
Contact Information

Office hours: M-F 8am-4pm

Please mail all correspondence and remittance to:

     City of Wooster
     Income Tax Department
     PO Box 1088
     Wooster, OH 44691

*Please do not fax or email returns as they will not be accepted. 

For more information, call (330) 263-5226 or email

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