Income Tax Division

The City of Flint, by ordinance, collects a local income tax of 1% from residents and 0.5% for non-residents who work within the City. The Income Tax Division is responsible for administering the City’s Income Tax. Services provided by this division include collection of income tax, payment plans and enforcement of the Income Tax ordinances.

The Tax Enforcement Unit (810-766-7015) concentrates on identifying and contacting non-filers and under-reporters and pursues collection through civil and criminal investigation and prosecution of tax fraud cases. Working in conjunction with the District Court and the City Attorney, the unit also collects other debts due the City through a variety of collection procedures.

Please Note:

When printing out your tax forms, please make sure that you are printing “ACTUAL SIZE”; this will ensure there is no delay in processing. 

Click Here to access prior year Income Tax Forms.

Acceptable W3 W2 Format

The due date for 2020 income tax returns has been extended until June 1st, 2021. Original due date is 4/30/21.

City of Flint Forms

City of Flint Corporate Forms

City of Flint Partnership Forms

City of Flint Employer Tax Forms

Frequently Asked Downloading and Printing Questions

Warning From the IRS Tax Rebate Scam

The IRS has issued a warning to be aware of e-mail and phone scams attempting to obtain personal information by claiming to be from the IRS.

Click here to visit the IRS website for the full warning.

State of Michigan Income Tax Forms

Internal Revenue Service Forms

City of Flint Income Tax Ordinances

Online Employer Withholding Tax Payments

Michigan 1099-MISC LAW 

Filing Instructions

Filing Deadlines
If the last day of the month falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the next business day shall be considered the final filing date.


 10. Failure to sign return or attach check.

 9. Failure to file estimate.

 8. Failure to advise of address changes.

 7. Failure to file return for the year taxpayer moves in or out.

 6. Failure to allocate taxes paid when allocating income for move-in/move-out year.

 5. Failure to pay 2nd, 3rd and 4th quarter estimated tax payments.

 4. Failure to mail return.

 3. Failure to attach Schedules/Forms and statements.

 2. Failure to attach W-2.

 1. Failure to use gross compensation.

Tax Tips
  • Keep All Tax Records for a Minimum of Five Years.
  • To Get Your Refund Faster, File Early.
  • Have Questions? Our Trained Staff Can Assist You.
  • Mail Tax Return Two Days Before Tax Deadline to Assure Postmarking Prior to Filing Deadline.

Important Dates

Calendar Year Filers: May 2nd 2016

Fiscal Year Filers: Last Day of 4th Month from End of Fiscal Year

Tax Rate

1% – Residents

1/2% – Non-Residents

1% – Corporation

Phone: (810) 766-7015
Fax: (517) 441-9700
Basement Level: City Hall
Email: [email protected]

Hours of Operations:

M 8:00am to 5:00pm
T 8:00am to 5:00pm
W 8:00am to 4:00pm
Th 8:00am to 4:00pm
F 8:00am to 5:00pm