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The mission of the City of Lebanon Tax Department is to provide exceptional customer service while enforcing the City Income Tax Ordinances by collecting the earnings tax, assisting taxpayers in the preparation of tax returns, administering tax refunds in a timely manner, and maintaining accurate taxpayer records.
We have developed this web site to better serve you, the taxpayer. On this website you will find the City’s Income Tax Ordinances, individual and business tax returns and instructions, estimated income tax payment coupons, and a variety of other resources. We hope that you will find what you need here, please let us know if you need assistance.
You can visit the Income Tax Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; contact us by telephone at (513) 933-7205; or contact us by email at
City Auditor / Tax Commissioner
Income Tax Filing Requirements
There is no minimum age requirement for filing on earned income. Individuals must file their tax return no later than April 15 of each year, or the Federal filing deadline, and businesses must file no later than four months after the calendar or fiscal year end.
All Lebanon residents must file a tax return annually, even if taxes are not owed.*
All businesses located within the City limits must file a return.
All non-resident businesses, individuals and landlords who have sales income, perform work or services in the City, or own rental property within the City limits must file.
All tax returns prepared by a third-party must be filed by the resident or business.
*Residents with only retirement income or disability payments who have previously notified the tax department are exempt from filing.
Quarterly Estimated Payments
If your estimated annual tax due exceeds $200, and your employer does not withhold City of Lebanon income tax from your wages, you are required to make estimated quarterly income tax payments on April 15 (1st Quarter), June 15 (2nd Quarter), September 15 (3rd Quarter), and January 15 (4th Quarter) annually. Failure to remit the required estimated quarterly payments will result in penalty and interest charges.
Taxable / Non-Taxable Income
The City of Lebanon tax rate is 1.00 percent. The work city credit given is 1/2 percent. The following document contains a listing of taxable and non-taxable income:
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