Filing Season Information

2023 Filing Season Information

CRISP now available: Our state of the art Columbus Revenue Information Service Portal (CRISP) is now live! CRISP will be your launch pad for Columbus taxes. You will be able to register to file and pay local income taxes (Individual/Business/Withholding) and check your refund status, estimated payments made, etc. via this safe and user-friendly portal. Tax preparers with multiple clients and bulk withholding filers will be able to utilize the enhanced features of this portal as well. Visit CRISP at

Note that MeF will be available in early 2023. Filings for Admissions Tax and Hotel/Motel/Short Term Rental Excise Tax will follow in early June 2023.

Filing Deadlines: The filing due date for 2022 individual returns is April 18, 2023 and for business returns it is April 18, 2023.

Penalty and Interest Rates: Effective January 1st, 2023, the penalty rate for late payment of taxes is 15%. Employer withholding payments not received timely will be subject to a penalty rate of 50%. The interest rate for tax year 2023 is 7%.

Where's My Refund?: The quickest way to check your refund status is to access your account directly by logging into CRISP ( Please have your filed tax return in front of you for verification purposes.

Forms Available: If not using CRISP, individual, corporate, and employer filing forms and instructions are available in the Forms section of the Income Tax Division website. The City of Columbus Income Tax Division uses Adobe fillable PDF forms. Most browsers can display the PDF, but the fillable features will be disabled. To use the forms provided by the City of Columbus Income Tax Division, we recommend you download the forms and open them using the newest version of Acrobat Reader.

Payment Information: If you are not paying on CRISP and need to pay by check or money order, please make check or money order payable to the City Treasurer.

Mailing Information: The Division is no longer accepting tax returns or payments in person and if you are unable to file and pay online, please use the mailing addresses below:

Payment Enclosed (Business & Individual)
Columbus Income Tax Division
PO Box 182158
Columbus, OH 43218-2158

No Payment Enclosed (Business & Individual)
Columbus Income Tax Division
PO Box 182437
Columbus, OH 43218-2437

Withholding (Payments & No Payments)
Employer Withholding Tax
PO Box 182489
Columbus, OH 43218-2489

Columbus Income Tax Division
PO Box 183190
Columbus, OH 43218-3190