- Income Tax
Frequently Asked Questions
Have you ever asked who, what, when, where, why and how regarding local income taxes? Well, here’s your answer regarding Fairfield income taxes:
Who has to file?
All residents of the City of Fairfield (including retirees) who are 18 years or older (regardless of income) and those 16 years and older (if working) must file an income tax return.
What has to be filed?
A valid individual return includes any W-2s and/or schedules and original signature(s).
When should it be filed?
The City tax return must be received in the Fairfield Tax Office by April 15, except 2010 tax returns which must be received by April 18 unless a taxpayer requests an extension, which also must be filed by the applicable due date. Extensions to file will only be granted to accounts in good standing.
Where is the Income Tax Office located?
The Income Tax Division will be located in the newly renovated Municipal Building Annex at 701 Wessel Drive.
Why does a return have to be filed?
Fairfield’s mandatory filing ensures that all earnings, if any, are reported and any tax due is remitted to the City.
How can I get help?
The Income Tax Division can be reached at 867-5327 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and they will prepare your Fairfield return free of charge.