The Department of Finance provides financial management of taxpayer resources, receives and disburses all cash, and links the City with the banking community by managing City investments. The City of Dayton depends upon local property and income tax revenues to fund most of its public safety, general operations and capital improvement projects. These two taxes provide nearly 70% of the City's total annual revenue.
Through a proper mix of reasonable tax rates and efficient use of funds, the City of Dayton provides services, community enhancements and infrastructure repairs to maintain a viable environment for citizens and businesses.
The Department is composed of two Divisions:
Division of Revenue Administration
Division of Tax and Accounting Administration
Below is a quick look at some of the many projects the Department is involved in to serve the citizens of Dayton every day.
Bill, collect, process, deposit and account for City revenues
Use appropriate accounting standards and methods
Identify and collect delinquent revenues
Provide customer service
Manage employee and vendor payments
Mailing addresses for Business/Individual/Joint Taxpayer
City of Dayton
P.O. Box 643700
Cincinnati, OH 45264-3700