Tax & Accounting Administration


The Division of Tax and Accounting Administration installs and supervises the accounts of all Departments and offices of the City of Dayton government. This Division also receives and invests cash, collects receivables, disburses payables, administers payroll for City and Municipal court employees and manages external financial reporting for the City. Tax and Accounting Administration has been awarded the Government Finance Officers Association's Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFRs).


This Division has four (4) sections to serve the public:
  • Payroll and Disbursements administers payroll for all City and Municipal Court employees and disburses all payables.
  • Financial Analysis Team manages external financial reporting for the City.
  • Tax Compliance ensures that all citizens pay their fair share of income tax.
  • Treasury annually processes $360 million and invests all cash.
Read about Municipal Tax Uniformity Discussions (PDF). See sample Resolution (PDF) adopted by Dayton City Commission.