Finance Director: Traci R. Welch
Tax Specialist: Trisha L. Patton
Finance Clerk: Tre’loren O. Scruggs
Phone: (440) 992-7104
FAX: (440) 992-7556
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm
The City Tax Department is located on the second floor of City Hall, 4717 Main Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004 (Key Bank building).
We Accept the following payment methods:
MASTERCARD, VISA, DISCOVER, AMERICAN EXPRESS & CHECKS ACCEPTED
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INCOME TAX PENALTY AND INTEREST
By October 31 of each year, the interest rate that will apply to overdue municipal income taxes during the next calendar year will be posted herein, as required by ORC Sec. 718.27 (F).
The interest rate is calculated by adding five percentage points to the federal short-term rate (rounded to the nearest whole number percent) that was in effect during July of the current year, in accordance with ORC Sec. 718.27 (A)(5).
Based on these requirements, the applicable interest rate is as follows:
Late Payment – 15% of the amount not timely paid. Late Filing – 25.00 per month (or fraction thereof) up to $150.00
Late Withholding Payment – 50% of the amount not timely paid.
Joint Economic Development Districts
A joint economic development district (JEDD) is an agreement between a Township and a city (or multiple cities) provided for under the Ohio Revised Code, section 715.69 through 715.90. A JEDD contract between the parties is agreed to which provides Townships with certain City authorities such as setting speed limits, the ability to levy an income tax, and protection from annexation. A JEDD is meant to create a partnership between local jurisdictions and provide economic development to both (or all parties) in the form of revenue sharing.
City of Ashtabula/Saybrook Township-Depot Road JEDD
The Depot Road JEDD was created in April 2013. The JEDD levies a 1.8% income tax on all businesses within the boundaries.
City of Ashtabula/Saybrook Township-Route 20 JEDD
The Route 20 JEDD was created in May 2015. The JEDD levies a 1.8% income tax on all businesses within the boundaries.
City of Ashtabula/Ashtabula Township JEDD
The City of Ashtabula/Ashtabula Township JEDD was created in April 2013. The JEDD levies a 1.8% income tax on all businesses within the boundaries.