Tax Information & Forms

The City of Wooster Income Tax Department has extended the filing deadline for Wooster City income tax returns. This also includes extending the time to pay. The new filing deadline is: JULY 15, 2020

Income Tax Changes
Income Tax Changes

Important Income Tax Changes for Filing Your 2019 Return:

  • EXTENDED - Due date JULY 15, 2020
  • Page 1 of your Federal 1040 must be attached to your return
  • Penalty is 15% of tax due
  • Interest is 0.58% per month
  • Late filing fee of $25.00 per month up to $150.00
  • Refund or tax due of $10.00 or less is not payable
Interest Rates
Interest Rates
  • Interest rate for 2020 is 7%
  • Interest rate for 2019 is 7%
  • Interest rate for 2018 is 6%
  • Interest rate for 2017 is 6%
  • Interest rate for 2016 is 5%

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.

Tax Rate: Effective January 1, 2014 the income tax rate is 1.5% 
Correspondence and Remittance
Contact Information

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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