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.
The 2020 Budget process is underway. See the diagram below to learn more about the timeline and development of the annual budget for the City of Worthington.
City Council Presentations:
10/21/2019 - Operating Budget Overview Presentation
10/21/2019 - CIP Overview Presentation
11/4/2019 - Administration, Law, Finance, Planning & Building, Police, Fire, Other Funds
11/12/2019 - Parks & Recreation, Service & Engineering, and Community Groups
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.
Where do your Property Tax dollars go?
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.