Pay Water/Utility bills online.
To reach Customer Service by phone, call 937-333-3500.
The Department of Finance provides financial management of taxpayer resources, receives and disburses all cash, and links the City with the banking community by managing City investments. The City of Dayton depends upon local property and income tax revenues to fund most of its public safety, general operations and capital improvement projects. These two taxes provide nearly 70 percent of the City's total annual revenue.
Through a proper mix of reasonable tax rates and efficient use of funds, the City of Dayton provides services, community enhancements and infrastructure repairs to maintain a viable environment for citizens and businesses.
The Department is composed of two Divisions:
Below is a quick look at some of the many projects the Department is involved in to serve the citizens of Dayton every day.
- Bill, collect, process, deposit and account for City revenues
- Use appropriate accounting standards and methods
- Identify and collect delinquent revenues
- Provide customer service
- Manage employee and vendor payments
The City of Dayton has contracted with Central Collection Agency of Cleveland to collect delinquent taxes. Read more.
The City of Dayton is engaged in discussions with other regional communities regarding the issue of Municipal Tax Uniformity. Read more about the issue here, or view a sample Resolution adopted by the Dayton City Commission.