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Pre-Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Council Meeting @ Municipal Building
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Held on 1st floor of the Municipal Building, in Council Chambers.

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Income Tax

Finance Director: Dana Pinkert

Tax Specialist: Trisha L. Patton

Finance Clerk: Mariangeli Montalvo


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

Deadline for taxes: April 15, 2016

Hours:      Monday through Friday 8:30 am-4:00 pm


2015 Instructions Income Tax Rules and Regulations
2015 Write In Return Business Registration Application
Calculating Tax Form Federal W2 Reporting
Reconciliation – Form DW-3 Monthly Withholding Forms
Quarterly Estimated Payment Quarterly Withholding Forms


Attention Google Chrome Users:  Unfortunately, Chrome’s default PDF-viewing plugin is not supported. In order to use the calculating tax forms we’ve provided, you will need to right-click on the “Calculating Tax Form” link and save the file to your computer before opening it.

The City Tax Department is now located on the second floor of City Hall, 4717 Main Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio  44004 (Key Bank), at the end of the hall near the elevator.

Municipal Income Tax Filing is due April 15, 2016.  All Residents 18 years of age or older must file a tax return annually.  Every business located in or performing services within the City of  Ashtabula is required to file.  Non-residents are required to file only when they have income earned within the City of Ashtabula that is not fully withheld upon or have a business or rental property in Ashtabula City.  For City residents, filing of a tax return is required even if  there is no income received or if  losses were  incurred.

Retired residents, who receive only non-taxable income such as Social Security, pensions, dividends, or interest, must indicate this on a tax return to be removed from future filing requirements.

At the present time, Ashtabula does not have the capability to accept forms filed electronically.  It is up to you to file a paper return.  You may use the calculating form on our website to prepare your taxes.  Be sure to enter the proper year at  the top, then simply load the required information into the form and the form will do the rest for you. You must print, sign and date the form and return it to the Income Tax Office.

The current tax rate is 1.8%. The maximum credit allowed for taxes paid to other municipalities is 50% of tax paid up to our rate of 1.8%.

Tax returns can be dropped off  to the City of  Ashtabula,  4717 Main Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004 or mailed to City of Ashtabula, P.O. Box 601, Ashtabula, Ohio  44005-0601.  Please call (440)-992-7104 or (440) 992-7105  for assistance.