Income Tax Division

The Income Tax Division is responsible for the administration of the municipal income taxes for the City of Vandalia, City of Brookville, Butler Township JEDD, and Butler Township JEDZ.

Hotel / Motel Tax

The Tax Division also administers the collection of the Hotel/Motel Tax (or Transient Guest Tax) for the City of Vandalia. 

Filing & Payment Options

  • Drop off: Depository located just past the utility payment window.
  • File Online: File individual and withholding tax returns electronically through the Online Filing Tool. 
  • In-Person: Cash, check, or money order accepted.
  • Pay Online: Credit card, debit card, or e-check accepted. Convenience fees apply.

Penalty & Interest Rates

Effective January 1, 2016, for taxable years 2016 and the future, the interest rate will be the federal short-term rate plus 5% per annum. The rates are as follows:

  • Calendar Year 2016: 5% per year or 0.42% per month
  • Calendar Year 2017: 6% per year or 0.50% per month
  • Calendar Year 2018: 6% per year or 0.50% per month
  • Calendar Year 2019: 7% per year or 0.58% per month
  • Calendar Year 2020: 7% per year or 0.58% per month
  • Calendar Year 2021: 5% per year or 0.42% per month

The penalty for unpaid income tax is 15%. The penalty for unpaid withholding tax is 10% for the first month or fraction thereof, plus an additional 3% for each month late thereafter, not to exceed 50%.