Frequently asked tax questionsIncome Tax
Finance and Income Tax
4095 Center Road
Brunswick Ohio 44212
Chief Income Tax Clerk
Who’s required to file a Brunswick return?
* Exception is for any person who has submitted proof of retirement to the Tax Department and has no other taxable income.
When is the tax filing due date?
What is the City of Brunswick’s Income Tax rate?
Effective January 1, 2018, Brunswick’s tax rate increased from 1.85% to 2.0% and is based on taxable income and business net profits.
What is taxable income?
What income is not taxable?
Does Brunswick give a credit?
This credit is given to residents who paid municipal income taxes to other municipalities. This amount can not exceed 1% of their taxed earnings.
Can I get an extension to file?
If you file a Federal extension, you will automatically receive a 6-month extension for filing. Please forward a copy of the extension to our office. An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay any tax due.
Are estimated payments required?
Is it possible to amend my estimate during the year?
What if I reside in Brunswick and work in an area with no municipal tax?
What if I already have local taxes taken out of my check?
If the local tax was withheld for the City of Brunswick, a 100% credit of that amount will be given. If the local tax was withheld for another municipality, then the 1% credit of the wages earned will be given (as long as the total tax rate for the city it was earned in was withheld).
When are penalty and interest assessed?
The top 10 mistakes people make in filing a tax return:
Failure to sign return.
Failure to attach check.
Failure to advise Tax Department of address changes, divorces, marriages or retirement.
Failure to file return for the year taxpayer moves in or out.
Failure to report gaming/lottery winnings.
Failure to mail return.
Failure to attach schedules/forms and statements.
Failure to attach W-2.
Failure to calculate credit properly.
Failure to use gross compensation.