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. Please see the welcome letter below. Anyone with questions may call the City of North Canton Income Tax Department at 330-499-3467.

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 Occurring Starting 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.

Payments Must Be “Received” By The Due Date.

Also changing per House Bill 5 are the due dates for individual (businesses stay the same) estimated payments for tax year 2016: The new due dates are April 15, June 15, September 15, and December 15.

Important Changes To Your Income Tax Form For 2016!

Going Green! 2016 tax returns are no longer being mailed. You may fill out the form online and print out your return for mailing, e-mailing or drop off at City Hall. You may also bring your supporting documents to our office and we can prepare your return for you free of charge.  Your quarterly statements for your 2016 Declaration of Estimated Tax may be printed from the web site. The City of North Canton will no longer be mailing out quarterly statements.  The due dates for individuals are the following: April 15, June 15, September 15 and December 15. Quarterly estimates for businesses are due March 15, June 15, September 15, and December 15th.

The City of North Canton’s Income Tax Ordinance has been updated, effective December 24, 2004. It will make finding answers to your tax questions faster and easier. Just click on one of the following links:

Important Notice Regarding Income Tax Withholding – Change in Withholding Base

Download and Print these City of North Canton Annual Tax Return 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

2015 Tax Form

2015 Tax Form Instructions

2015 Reconciliation Form

2015 Tax Information Mailer

2014 Tax Form

Tax Form Instructions

2013 Tax Form w/ Exemption Form

Quarterly Payment Form

Payroll Reconciliation Form

Withholding Form Pre 2016

Community Disaster Relief Fund Donation Form

Letter to Contractors/Subcontractors

Letter Regarding Tax Roll Questionnaire

Tax Roll Questionnaire for Individuals

Tax Roll Questionnaire for Business

Tenant Update for Landlords/Property Managers

2012 Tax Form with Exemption Form

2011 Tax Form

2010 Tax Form

2009 Tax Form

2008 Tax Form

2007 Tax Form

The North Canton Tax Department can be reached through the contact form or by calling (330) 499-3467 Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm EST.