Six Counties Including Hendricks Change Local Income Tax Rates

INDIANAPOLIS (September 28, 2015) — Blackford, Greene, Hendricks, Howard, Putnam and Tipton counties have changed their county income tax rates. These changes take effect on Oct. 1, 2015.

The changes for Blackford, Greene, Hendricks, Howard, Putnam and Tipton counties are as follows:

  • Blackford – The resident rate has increased from .0136 to .015. The nonresident rate has decreased from .0061 to .005.
  • Greene – The resident rate has increased from .01 to .0125. The nonresident rate has increased from .0025 to .005.
  • Hendricks – The resident rate has increased from .014 to .015. The nonresident rate is unchanged.
  • Howard – The resident rate has increased from .016 to .0165. The nonresident rate has increased from .0055 to .005625.
  • Putnam – The resident rate has increased from .015 to .0175. The nonresident rate is unchanged.
  • Tipton – The resident rate has increased from .0158 to .0198. The nonresident rate is unchanged.

Local income tax rates are established or adjusted by county officials and reported to the Indiana Department of Revenue, where they are cross-referenced to ensure they are supported by Indiana law.

The list of rates for all Indiana counties is available on the department’s website at www.in.gov/dor/reference/files/dn01.pdf. These rates affect businesses with employees who live or work in any of these counties and have income tax withholdings.

Employers with questions about these county income tax rates can contact the department at (317) 233-4016.

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