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Income Tax FAQs

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The regular tax return filing deadline is April 15. However, due to the Washington D.C. Emancipation Day holiday being observed on April 16, 2018, Tax Day for 2017 return filings is on the following Tuesday April 17, 2018. This is also the deadline for City tax returns.

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  • When is the Centerville tax office open?

  • What is the Centerville income tax rate and who does the income tax apply to?

  • Who is required to file Centerville income tax returns?

  • What schedules or supporting documents should I attach to my return?

  • Are retired persons required to pay city tax?

  • Are students exempt from the tax?

  • Why doesn't the city tax interest income?

  • If I have W-2 income and a schedule, can I use a schedule loss against my W-2 wages?

  • I have a rental property that shows a loss each year after expenses. Should I include that in my return?

  • My W-2 has differing amounts in the federal income box, the local income box and the medicare box. Which amount should I show as taxable wages for my city income tax return?

  • I live in Centerville but work in another city and have tax withheld for that city. Do I get credit for that against my Centerville tax liability?

  • When are tax returns due?

  • How soon can I expect my refund?

  • My company will not withhold Centerville income taxes. What can I do?

  • When are estimate payments required?

  • If my tax preparer filed my tax returns electronically for me last year, why did I receive a letter stating that I had not filed with Centerville?

  • I work in Dayton and pay Dayton taxes. My spouse works in a township and doesn’t have any tax withheld. If Dayton’s tax rate is 2.5% why can’t we take credit for all of the 2.5% and offset my spouse’s tax liability to Centerville?

  • If I file an extension request, why am I charged a penalty and interest when I file and pay by the extended date?

  • What types of income are taxable and should be reported on the Centerville income tax return?

  • What types of income are non-taxable and should not be reported on the Centerville income tax return?