Patricia Auer This page will provide you with a quick overview of Village of Fairfax Earnings Tax Requirements.
Not all regulations/policies can be covered here, see Tax Ordinance and Rules and Regulations on this Website.
Please contact the Tax Department directly with any questions.
Tax Returns are due April 15th of each year
Who Must File
Residents: All residents, 18 years or older must file a tax return with the Village of Fairfax, even if no tax is due. This includes those who rent. Taxes are based on an individual's earned income.
Employers must withhold Fairfax tax on all employees, including those employees under 18 years of age. Residents under 18 years of age will no longer get a refund.
Businesses: Must file an annual tax return even if no tax is due. If your business has employees working in the Village of Fairfax, you must also file an annual "Reconciliation of Withholdings" form and provide all employee W-2’s.
Tax Rate: Currently 1.75% effective April 1, 2004.
For 2004 Returns on a Clandar Year, use an average rate of 1.625%.
F.Y.E. 2003 and 2004 use 1.25% through 3-31-04 and 1.75% rate for any months after 3-31-04.
Forms are on this website and available in the lobby of the Municipal Building 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. You may e-mail us requesting a tax form.
In January of each year, tax forms are mailed to registered residents and businesses of the Village.
IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A FORM BY MAIL, IT IS STILL YOUR RESPONSIBILITY, WHETHER RESIDENT OR BUSINESS, TO FILE A TAX RETURN.