Today: November 19, 2019

Upcoming Events

Nov
25
Mon
8:00 am Safety Forces Committee Meeting @ Municipal Building
Safety Forces Committee Meeting @ Municipal Building
Nov 25 @ 8:00 am
Held on 2nd floor of the Municipal Building, in the Council Meeting Room.
Dec
2
Mon
6:00 pm Pre-Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Pre-Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Held on 1st floor of the Municipal Building, in Pre-Council Chambers.
7:00 pm Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm
Held on 1st floor of the Municipal Building, in Council Chambers.

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Tax Department

Finance Director: Traci R. Welch

Tax Specialist: Trisha L. Patton

Finance Clerk: Tre’loren O. Scruggs

Phone: (440) 992-7104
FAX: (440) 992-7556

Email: incometax@cityofashtabula.com

 Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm  – Closed on Federal Holidays
Our office will close at Noon on December 24, 2019 and December 31, 2019

LOCATION
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

 

BED TAX  INCOME TAX
Bed Tax Forms  Income Tax Forms
Bed Tax Registration 2018 Instructions
Bed Tax Quarterly Return 2018 Tax Return
Bed Tax Exempt Report 2018 Calculating Tax Form
    2019 Quarterly Estimates
  Business Registration
    2019 Calculating Monthly/Quarterly Withholding
Calculating ReconciliationNon-Resident Refund Request Form

PLEASE NOTE: Some web browsers (Google Chrome, Firefox, etc.) attempt to open PDFs using their own reader plug-ins, which may impair functionality within PDF fill-in forms. So that the fill-in form will function properly, we recommend that you first download the interactive form (by right-clicking on its link and choosing “Save As…”), and then open the downloaded form in the newest version of Adobe Reader.

 

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:

 Calendar Year

Annual Rate

Monthly Rate

2015 and prior

18.0%

1.5%

2016

5.0%

0.42%

2017 -2018

6.0%

0.5%

2019

7.0%

0.5833%

2020

7.0%

0.5833%

 

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.

Please access the Ohio State Fact Sheet or the Ohio Revised Code  for more information.

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.