Our Tax Department’s mission is to help you file your annual return and make the process as hassle-free as possible. Use the links at left to get answers to frequently asked questions, access forms, schedule appointments, make payments, or upload documents to us. If you have questions or need additional information, call us at 937-748-9701.
City Tax filing deadline is June 4, 2021
The City of Springboro has extended its filing season until June 4. Our relaxed filing deadline allows you to focus on getting your Federal return filed on the May 17 due date. Remember, you’ll need to give us a copy of the first page of your Federal Form 1040 when you do file your City return.
Multiple ways to access help
We pulled out all the stops to help residents file their returns during COVID—and found new ways for people to complete the task remotely. We’re keeping those options in place for 2021. If you need assistance with your return, here’s how we can help:
Ask us to prepare your return remotely: If you want our staff to prepare your return, but don’t want to come to the City Building for assistance, submit your tax documents and we’ll prepare the return for you. Most taxpayers will just need to provide us with their W-2s and the first page of their Federal Form 1040. But, for those who filed any of the following forms/schedules with their Federal return, we’ll need to see them as well: Schedule 1, Schedule C, Schedule E, Form 4797, Schedule F.
You can mail your documents, upload them to the electronic dropbox, or put them in the physical drop box at the municipal building. (Be sure to include contact information with your submission in case we have questions.)
Schedule a Zoom appointment: We will be happy to chat with you virtually over Zoom and answer your tax questions. If you get us your tax documents at least 24 hours in advance of your appointment we’ll even prepare your return and discuss the results during the Zoom call.
Schedule an appointment with staff and we’ll prepare your return in person: If you prefer to have a staff member prepare your return while you wait, schedule an appointment online or by calling 937-748-9701. No walk-in service is available; due to COVID restrictions, all taxpayers who seek in-person assistance will be required to wear masks.
Online tax preparation tool suspended, new program on the way
The City is developing an exciting new electronic filing option called LIME (Local Income-tax Made Easy.) This innovative new web application will allow users to upload a few documents and sit back while the system prepares their city return for them. We expect LIME to be available later this year. In the meantime, we have suspended use of the prior online tax preparation tool. If you previously relied on that tool to prepare your return and need help with this year's task, please take advantage of one of the filing options outlined above.