Tax Data Series

INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX: 2017 IT-1040 Tax Returns, by County

Table Y-3 contains data compiled from 2017 Ohio individual income tax returns categorized by county as indicated by taxpayers on these returns. The table shows number of tax returns filed, total federal adjusted gross income (FAGI), and total Ohio income tax liability for each county. Each of these figures is also shown as a percentage of the 88-county total.

Of the 5,358,005 tax returns which indicated county of residence, Franklin County had the highest number of returns filed, 11.27 percent or 603,770; Vinton County had the least at 0.08 percent or 4,499.

Residents of Ohio's eight most populous counties filed 48.62 percent of the returns with a county of residence, reported 51.06 percent of the total FAGI, and owed 53.21 percent of the total income tax liability. These counties (largest city in parentheses) in descending order of total returns filed are: Franklin (Columbus), Cuyahoga (Cleveland), Hamilton (Cincinnati), Summit (Akron), Montgomery (Dayton), Lucas (Toledo), Stark (Canton), and Butler (Hamilton).

All figures shown in table Y-3 were compiled from returns filed for taxable year 2017 with the Ohio Department of Taxation as reflected in the system of record on the date the data was extracted from the system.