Taxpayers who file a return timely but do not include payment with the return will be assessed penalty and interest up to the time the payment is made.
Any taxes withheld by an employer are held in trust. Consequently it is illegal to withhold any sum and not subsequently forward it to the Division of Taxation as required by law. Businesses must deposit withheld taxes monthly or quarterly, depending upon the amount withhold.
You may request more
time to file your return by sending payment of your
estimated annual liability to the City of Flint with a
written request for an extension (up to 6 months) on or
before the due date of your return.
The IncomeTax rate is one percent (1%) for residents and 1/2% for non-residents. Generally, gross income (including income which is deferred) and business net profits are taxable. A list of taxable and non-taxable income is available from our IncomeTax Office and on our instruction sheet.
If the amount of your interest and dividend income exceeds your personal exemption then you are required to file a City of Flint tax return. However, your social security and company pension are not taxable to the City of Flint.
Yes, The penalty rate is 1% per month up to 25%. Also, interest is charged for late payments.
Unfortunately, we do not have the staffing to assist in preparing tax returns. However, IncomeTax Division personnel can assist you with questions regarding the tax forms.
Click on Ordinances Link on the main page to view the tax ordinances online or click here now. (Uses Adobe Acrobat Reader)
It is a requirement of the Income Tax Division that copies of 1099's (for other than interest or dividend payments) be submitted by both the payer and the recipient of a 1099.