Who needs to file a Walker Non-Resident income tax return?

Every nonresident who had income subject to Walker City income tax in a tax year must file a return by April 30 of the following tax year. See Taxable Income-Non-Residents paragraph below.

  • Married persons may file either a joint return or separate returns. The following examples may be used to assist you in determining if a return is required:
  • Filing as a single person-if your income is $600 or more you must file a return.
  • Married, filing jointly-if your income is $1,200 or more you must file a return.
  • Filing as a single person and you are age 65 or older-if your income is $1,200 or more you must file a return.
  • Married, filing jointly and both you and your spouse are age 65 or older-if your income is $2,400 or more you must file a return.

Taxable Income-Non-Residents

The following income is subject to tax:

  • Compensation received for work done or services performed in Walker-compensation includes, but is not limited to; salary, bonus, wages, commissions, vacation pay, holiday pay, sick pay, incentive pay to leave employment, incentive pay for "early retirement", lump-sum distribution of vacation pay, lump-sum distribution of sick pay, employee savings plans, retirement stock purchase plans and profit-sharing plans. (Please note that these examples do not cover every possible filing situation. If you have any questions, please contact the Walker City Income Tax Department at 616-791-6880.)
  • The net profits from the operation of a business or profession are attributable to the business activity conducted in Walker whether or not such business is located in Walker.
  • Net profits from the rental of real and tangible property located in Walker.
  • Gain from the sale or exchange of real and tangible personal property located in Walker.
  • Premature distribution of an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) when a deduction(s) has been taken on a Walker income tax return in the previous year(s).

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1. Am I a Walker resident subject to the tax?
2. Who needs to file a Walker Resident income tax return?
3. Who needs to file a Walker Non-Resident income tax return?
4. My employer is not located in Walker and will not withhold Walker income tax. What do I need to do to avoid penalty and interest?
5. I only lived in Walker for part of the year--how do I file?
6. I am having trouble preparing my Walker return. How do I get help?
7. My mailing address is Grand Rapids. How do I know if I live in Walker?
8. I can’t pay my Walker income tax on time. What interest rate do you charge?
9. I received a distribution from a pension plan and/or an IRA that was reported to me on Form 1099-R. How do I know if it is taxable?
10. How do I obtain a Walker withholding booklet?
11. What are the withholding rates?
12. I made a deductible IRA contribution for federal purposes. How do I calculate my Walker IRA deduction?
13. What mailing address should I send my completed Walker income tax return to?
14. I am a non-resident who worked for a Walker employer in 2021. Does the COVID-related stay at home order have an impact on my 2021 Walker tax return?