Income Tax

Worthington municipal income tax is administered by the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA). All residents are required to file an annual city income tax return. Visit to access RITA tax forms for Worthington. Questions about finance and taxes should be directed to RITA at (866) 721-7482. 

2021 tax filing deadline extended to May 17, 2021

The filing deadline for federal, state and municipal income tax returns this year has been extended to May 17, 2021. Due to COVID-19 precautions, RITA cannot offer walk-in assistance. However, you still have four easy ways to file your municipal taxes this year. Visit for more information on all of your filing options.

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Residents' Guide to Understanding Taxes

As a Worthington resident, you may have questions about the sources of the City's revenue and how your tax dollars are spent.  We hope these brochures will provide you with a better understanding of:

  • Income Taxes
  • Property Taxes
  • City funding sources
  • How your tax dollars are spent
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