City Income Tax


If you need help preparing your North Canton City tax return please visit City Hall on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 between 1 and 7 p.m.Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) auditors will be here that day to assist you in filing returns. Assistance will be on a first come, first served basis, so there may be a short wait at times. Please bring tax documents, such as W-2’s, with you. 

Tax Collection Changes

As of July 1, 2016, the City changed the way our municipal income tax is collected, by partnering with the RITA. All tax returns, quarterly estimates, withholdings, and any other forms or payments should be sent to RITA. Visit the RITA website  to print forms, find instructions, or to file online. Call RITA at 800-860-7482. An automated system is available 24/7, or you can speak to an agent in their Brecksville office during business hours.

Tax Ordinance

The City has a 1.5% income tax for residents of North Canton and for those employees working within the City limits. Tax returns must be filed by April 15 for individuals and businesses reporting on a calendar year or 105 days from the end of the fiscal year.

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Mandatory Filing

The City of North Canton has a mandatory tax filing for all city residents (living in city full year, partial year, or multi residence), 18 and older (individual and businesses). The due date is April 15th. The tax rate is 1.5%. 

Taxable income includes: 

  • Commissions
  • Earned income for work done or services performed or rendered from all sources of income, earned inside and outside the city. 
  • Salaries
  • Sub-Pay
  • Wages

Credit is allowed for income tax paid other cities not to exceed 1.5% of income taxed in that city.

Regional Income Tax Authority (RITA)

The Regional Income Tax Authority (RITA) will on July 1, 2016 be collecting the income tax for the City of North Canton. You can contact them at 800-860-7482 or visit the RITA website for additional information.

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