Income Tax

The mission of the City Income Tax Division is to collect the city's income tax efficiently and equitably within the limits of the city income tax ordinance. Click here for a copy of the City Income Tax Ordinance.


NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF 24 AT BLOOMFIELD APARTMENT COMPLEX AND ROSE BOULEVARD - 
Under section 2.5 Jurisdiction- Taxes, item B Income Taxing Jurisdiction, you are subject to the income taxes of the City of Pontiac as residents.
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2003taxesThe City Income Tax Division is part of the City's Finance Department and is comprised of two sections:
  • Income Tax Division.-
    Responsible for the collection and processing of income tax returns and issues refunds or assessments as required, and administration of the income tax ordinance.
  • Income Tax Audit & Compliance-Responsible for the development of compliance programs, enforcement of the income tax ordinance, and collection of past due and delinquent income tax due to the City of Pontiac.

E-FILING IS HERE! 

efilingElectronic filing of your 2023 city individual income tax returns will become available February 1, 2024

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TAX FORMS NO LONGER MAILED TO TAXPAYERS
Beginning with tax year 2024, the City of Pontiac Income Tax Division will no longer be mailing the P-1040-ES Estimated Tax Declaration form, instructions and payment vouchers. The Income Tax Division will also no longer be mailing the Quarterly/Monthly P-941 payment vouchers and PW-3 Reconciliation forms. These forms are available by clicking the "Tax Forms" shortcut on the left navigation menu on this page. Click on the form name and select the appropriate year. Please note that the 2024 Tax forms will not be available until January 15, 2024.
Free Tax Preparation Assistance
freetaxprep
IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) volunteers will be available to assist with tax preparation beginning Saturday, January 27th through Saturday, April 13th at the following locations. Please call, as an appointment is required:

AAS at Lighthouse
46156 Woodward Ave., Pontiac, MI 48342
248-716-3260
Volunteer Prepared Taxes

AAS OLHSA Pontiac
196 Cesar E. Chavez Ave, Pontiac, MI 48342
248-715-3260
Volunteer Prepared Taxes


Returns without Payments (refunds) Should Be Mailed To:

City of Pontiac Income Tax Division
P.O. Box 530
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827-0530

Returns with Payments (tax due) Should Be Mailed To:

City of Pontiac 1040 Payments
P O Box 530
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827-0530

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

ATTENTION EMPLOYERS AND BUSINESSES


BUSINESSES OR INDIVIDUALS WHO GENERATE 1099-MISC FORMS:

If you generate a form 1099-MISC or 1099-NEC for any party whose address on the form is within the City of Pontiac, then under Section 206.707 (3) of the Income Tax Act of 1967 (as amended), you are also required to file a copy of the form 1099-MISC or 1099-NEC with the City of Pontiac.

Please mail it to:

City of Pontiac
Income Tax Division
PO Box 530
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827-0530

Filing Date: Your return must be filed by April 30th following end of calendar year, or the end of the fourth month following the close of the fiscal year.

Remittance: Make remittance payable to :Treasurer City of Pontiac

Mailing Address:
Mail individual returns (P-1040(R) & P-1040(NR)) WITH PAYMENTS (include W2's and applicable Federal Forms/schedules) to:
City of Pontiac 1040 Payments
P. O. Box 530
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827-0530

Mail all other individual returns WITHOUT PAYMENTS (include ALL applicable Wage and Tax Statements i.e. W2’s, 1099’s, Federal Forms/Schedules) and Corporation (P-1120)/Partnership (P-1065) returns (include Federal 1120/1065) to:
City of Pontiac Income Tax Division
P. O. Box 530
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827-0530

Mailing Address for  941 Employer Withholding Tax Payments:    
City of Pontiac Withholding Payments
P. O. Box 530
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827-0530

Mailing Address for Estimated Tax Payments: 
City of Pontiac Estimated Tax Payments
P. O. Box 530
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827-0530

Office Location: City Hall, 47450 Woodward Ave, Pontiac MI, First Floor

Business Hours:  Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Telephone Number: (248) 758-3236

Income Tax Liaison: Ryan Grisdale

Income Tax Administrator: Larry Kosofsky