The Finance Department is responsible for the receipt and disbursement of public monies received by the City of Worthington.

As part of the City of Worthington's commitment to transparency and open government, the City makes financial reports, annual budget documents, and presentations available online for public review. Residents are encouraged to review the information to more fully understand the financial health of the city, as well as the key objectives and goals behind the City's budget decisions. 

Popular and Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports

The 2018 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) provides residents and businesses with information pertinent to the City's fiscal operations in a user-friendly format. The PAFR can play an important role in making financial information accessible to the general public and other interested parties who don't have a background in public finance. Within this document you can find details about where the City's revenue comes from and what services are supported with those revenues. 2018 Popular Annual Financial Report

For a more detailed overview of the City's finances, view the 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report here.

2020 Budget

The 2020 Budget process is well underway. See the diagram below to learn more about the timeline and development of the annual budget for the City of Worthington. The draft documents of the proposed 2020 budget, as well as related City Council presentations, will be posted here when available. 

2020 proposed budget schedule

Budget process infograph - updated

Where do your Property Tax dollars go? 

2019 Budget

The Worthington City Council has approved the 2019 General Fund and Capital Improvements Program Budgets. Please see the budget documents and City Council presentations below.

View the city's financial documents, including budgets and financial reports.


Worthington tax is administered by the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA). All residents are required to file an annual city income tax return. The current income tax rate is 2.5%. Questions about income taxes should be directed to RITA at (866) 721-7482. Learn about filing your taxes online.