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How Can I File & Pay

Your 2023 City of Lakewood Tax Return is Due by April 15, 2024!

 Who must file? Per Lakewood’s Tax Ordinance, all resident individuals 18 years of age or older, all entities doing business within Lakewood, and all those who own property in Lakewood MUST file a tax return or exemption, regardless of income.

How can I file and pay?

  • The City of Lakewood offers an e-File service with e-Pay. This service and instructions for use may be found by clicking here.
  • If you would like us to prepare your return and send a bill to you before the April deadline, you may mail or bring your supporting documentation to our office at 12805 Detroit Ave., Suite 1 in Lakewood, OH 44107 as soon as you receive it.
  • If you wish to calculate and prepare your return on your own, blank copies of our 2023 City of Lakewood L-1 Individual Tax Form can be found on our website—to be completed and mailed in with all supporting documentation and any payment to our office by the April 15th due date.

Supporting Documentation: W-2s, 1099s, pgs. 1 and 2 of the Federal 1040, and (if applicable) Schedules 1, C, E, F, & K-1.

Our office is open from 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday—no appointment is necessary. 

If you have any additional questions, concerns, or would like a paper return mailed to you, please call us at (216) 529-6620.