Are retired persons required to file and pay City of Monroe taxes?

Effective October 28, 2021, local municipal income tax filing requirements for retirees has changed to the following: Any resident individual taxpayer who is fully retired (no taxable income as defined in Section 887.041(a)) shall not be required to file an annual return with this municipality after they have notified the municipality of their retirement in writing.

If a resident individual taxpayer who is fully retired earns taxable income, as defined in Section 887.041(a), in any particular fiscal year and the amount of the income meets the federal filing guidelines, the taxpayer shall file an annual municipal income tax return with the municipality. 

For questions or to complete a Retiree Notification Form, contact us at 513.539.7374 option 3 or

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1. What is the current tax rate?
2. How do I submit my tax documents?
3. Are high-school / college students required to file a City tax return?
4. When are estimated payments required?
5. When are the quarterly estimates due?
6. Are retired persons required to file and pay City of Monroe taxes?
7. If I only lived in Monroe for part of the year, do I still need to file a return?
8. What is the due date of the year-end withholding reconciliation (W-3)?
9. What determines my withholding due date?
10. What are the due dates for withholding payments?
11. What are the business hours of the tax office?
12. Do I need an appointment to come in to see someone in the tax office?
13. I need to make a tax payment. Do I need to see someone in the tax office to do this?
14. I am married, do my spouse and I have to file a joint return with Monroe?
15. Do I need to file a City tax return?
16. How can I obtain a City of Monroe income tax return form?
17. What documents do I need to bring with me to file a tax return?
18. What is the Monroe Local School District number?
19. If I work in a City with a tax rate lower than Monroe's tax rate, do I get credit for the other City taxes paid?
20. My W-2 shows differing amounts in the Federal income box, local wage box, and Medicare wage box. Which amount should I use as my taxable wage for Monroe?
21. Does Monroe give credit for county or school taxes paid?
22. What is the filing due date for the City individual and business tax returns?
23. How do I request a refund for income taxes paid to the city of Monroe if I am not a resident?
24. What income is taxable and non-taxable?