106 E. Spring Street
St. Marys, Ohio 45885
Telephone: 419-394-3303, ext. 3107
It is required that all St. Marys residents, age 18 years and older, file a tax return with the City of St. Marys each year whether or not tax is due. Certain retirees can apply for an exemption from the filing requirement. Contact our office for more information.
All residents receiving only non-taxable income must complete Section A of the return. All residents receiving taxable income, or a combination of taxable and nontaxable income, must complete Section B.
FAILURE TO FILE by April 15th will result in a late filing fee for all residents, even if you have no tax due or do not have taxable income. The late filing fee is in addition to the penalty and interest assessed on late tax payments.
Extensions must be filed with this office on or before April 15th. If you receive a federal extension, you must send a copy of the extension to our office. If you are on a federal extension and if you do not send a copy to this office, your return will be considered late and a late filing fee will be assessed.
Late filing fees are assessed as follows:
$25.00 on any and all tax returns received on April 16th through July 15th.
$50.00 on any and all tax returns received after July 15th.
We will honor the IRS filing deadline.
Our office administers and collects the city income tax for the City of St. Marys and the Villages of Anna, Botkins, Minster, New Bremen, New Knoxville, North Star, Osgood, and Russia. The Tax Office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. We will be happy to assist you with the filing of your city tax returns during these hours. Please note that we do not have on-line filing and your city return cannot be filed using software for this purpose. We also do not accept faxed tax returns. Returns can be filed by mail, in our office, and they also can be placed in the night drop box located just inside our front doors. Your city tax dollars stay in our communities maintaining our roads, supporting our police and fire departments, snow removal, brush pick up, spring clean-up, and keeping our hometowns great places to live today and for future generations.
Tax payments can be made with cash, check, money order, or on-line.
The City of St. Marys offers secured Online Tax Payments at https://www.paybill.com/stmaryscitytax. A new account can be created in four easy steps. All you need is your account number and information for the payment method you want to use. A fee of 2.95% of the transaction amount is charged for credit and debit transactions and $2.50 for electronic checks. The toll free number is 1-855-598-5596.
Tax forms are located under the Forms section and can be downloaded. Form EZ is for individuals. Form B is for reporting net profits from businesses. Forms W1 and W3 are for reporting employee withholding tax.
New employers are able to apply for a withholding account number by completing the application also located under the forms tab.