Income Tax

Tax Ordinance

The City has a 1-½% 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.

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 salaries, wages, sub-pay, commissions, and other earned income for work done or services performed or rendered from all sources of income, earned inside and outside the city. Credit is allowed for income tax paid other cities not to exceed 1.5% of income taxed in that city.

The Regional Income Tax Authority (RITA) will on July 1, 2016 be collecting the income tax for the City of North Canton.

The New Tax Ordinance Effective January 1, 2016 for 2016 Taxable Income is Below:

North Canton Tax Ordinance Effective for 2016 Taxable Income

Important Changes That Occurred January 1, 2016

City income tax withholding changes to take effect 01/01/2016. Withholding changes are required per Chapter 718 of the Ohio Revised Code as amended by House Bill 5. Changes from HB5 can be found at House Bill 5 ORC

Withholdings of $200.00 per month or more will be required to be remitted monthly, due dates will be 15 days after the last day of each month.  Withholdings of less than $200.00 per month may be remitted quarterly due on the 15th day of the month following quarter end.


Download and Print these City of North Canton Forms and Instructions:

2016 Regional Income Tax Agency Welcome Letter

Regional Income Tax Agency Web Site

Regional Income Tax Agency Business Registration Form 48

Regional Income Tax Agency Individual Registration Form 75

Community Disaster Relief Fund Donation Form

Letter to Contractors/Subcontractors

Tenant Update for Landlords/Property Managers