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Do I need to fill out the Ohio City Taxes section?

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Do I need to fill out the Ohio City Taxes section?

To find out if you live in a school district or city with an income tax enter your address at:

Direct to ZIP + 4: 

You normally only have to file a return in the city you live in. It is not necessary to file one in the city you work in, if different. Your employer will remit withholding to the city you work in, but you do not file a return unless you're claiming a refund or your employer didn't withhold enough ( both highly unusual). The city you live in will allow a credit or partial credit for the withheld tax you paid to the work location city. 

TurboTax can only handle RITA & CCA member cities. For a complete listing of C.C.A member communities, click here. For the R.I.T.A. list, click here.

I actually find it easier to fill out a city return by hand or at the city, CCA or RITA web site, than to use TT. Things don't happen automatically and you need to know what you’re doing. The actual  RITA/city forms are easier to follow than the TT interview.

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