Some of the
information on this website was current as of calendar year 2012, but
some dates back to 2008 or earlier. I no longer keep it up to date, but
to my knowledge everything written here was accurate and current when I
City of Beavercreek
collects revenue from property tax levies to fund police, streets, and
general city obligations. City tax levies on residential and
agricultural taxpayers currently total 10.94 mills, with each mill
equaling about $30.63 in annual taxes for each $100,000 of appraised
property value. (That total millage number and
the effective millage spreadsheets below are current as of calendar year
(tax year 2011).
You can look up the
current effective tax rates for your property or any other property on
the Greene County
Click on "Auditor - Real Estate Information," look up the
property you want, and click on "Tax Dispersal/Levies."
more information, contact the Greene
County Auditor's Office.
relies exclusively on property taxes to fund city operations, instead
of using a combination of property taxes and local income taxes as
nearly all surrounding cities do. Since many Beavercreek
residents work in surrounding cities, and many residents of surrounding
cities work in Beavercreek, the differing tax procedures create some
comparisons, prepared by the City of Fairborn in April 2008, illustrate
one effect of those imbalances. Of 24 area cities and villages,
Beavercreek's total property tax rate is the 13th highest, solidly in
the middle. But because Beavercreek has no local income tax,
Beavercreek's total cost of local government is the lowest of all 24
cities--for taxpayers who both live and work in Beavercreek. For
taxpayers who live in Beavercreek but work in (and therefore pay income
tax to) some other city, the total cost is much higher.
Beavercreek residents pay local income taxes to surrounding cities,
which lowers the amount of revenue those cities need to collect via
property taxes. No residents of surrounding cities pay income tax
to Beavercreek, since there isn't one, which raises the amount of
revenue Beavercreek needs to collect via property taxes. All
Beavercreek residents pay a share of that increase.
concept of a local income tax has been proposed in recent years to address those
Click here for a discussion of how a local earned income tax in
Beavercreek could work, if one is implemented in the future.