Income Tax Division

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Cheryl Hedric, Income Tax Clerk
Ext. 1211

April Newell, Income Tax Clerk
Ext. 1212

1 Benjamin Franklin Way
Franklin, Ohio 45005
(937) 746-9921
(937) 746-1136 fax


Monday - Friday (Excluding City Recognized Holidays)                                      8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Income Tax Division Information

Franklin’s Income Tax Rate is 2% effective July 1, 2011.

New Individual and Employer Tax Preparation Tool: The City of Franklin offers an on-line tax calculation tool. Employers will be able to complete their withholding forms and pay electronically. Individuals may complete their City of Franklin tax form on line and some may qualify to file on-line too. Click here to access the Tax Preparation Tool.

General Blank Tax Forms

If you have any questions or need assistance with your city taxes, please call the Franklin Income Tax Division at 937-746-9921.

Annual Interest Rate

By October 31 of each year, the interest rate that will apply to overdue municipal income taxes during the next calendar year will be posted herein, as required by Ohio Revised Code Section 718.27(F).

The interest rate is calculated by adding five percentage points to the federal short-term rate (rounded to the nearest whole number percent) that was in effect during July of the current year, in accordance with ORC Section 718.27(A)(5), and it applicable to tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2016.

Based on these requirements, the applicable interest rate is as follows:

Calendar Year
Annual Rate
 Monthly Rate
  2019 7.0%
 2018 6.0%
 2016 5.0%
 Tax Year 2015 and prior


If you have any questions or need assistance on your Federal Return, you may call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 or visit the IRS website.

If you have any questions or need assistance on your State Return you may call the State at 1-800-282-1780 or visit the Ohio Department of Taxation website.

If you have any questions regarding your property tax/real estate tax you may call Warren County Auditor at 513-695-1300 or visit the Auditor’s website.

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