Income Tax Filing Deadline Extended to July 15, 2020
Municipal income tax returns and payments for tax year 2019 with a due date of April 15, 2020 have been extended to July 15, 2020. Estimated payments for the first and second quarters of tax year 2020 have also been extended to July 15, 2020.
No request for extension or other filing is required to receive these extensions.
No late filing or late payment penalties, or interest, will be imposed for the period of April 15, 2020 through July 15, 2020 for these extended filings and payments.
Resident Individuals who are 18 years and older must file an annual city tax return, even if no tax is due.
If you have no taxable income or only retirement income (social security, pension, dividends, etc.) then you are required to file an exemption form the first year.
If you will owe $200 or more in tax then you should make quarterly estimated payments. State of Ohio laws governing estimated payments can be found at ORC 718.08 Estimated Taxes.
Effective July 1, 2019, the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) began collecting municipal income tax for the City. RITA is a non-profit governmental agency established in 1971 under chapter 167 of the Ohio Revised Code and is the largest municipal income tax collection agency in the State of Ohio. The City of Columbiana chose the Regional Income Tax Agency for its ability to offer residents and businesses ePayment and free eFiling capabilities to maximize the City’s tax collection efforts. RITA will be responsible for the administration and collection of all income taxes and will serve as an Agent of the City of Columbiana in this capacity.
All City of Columbiana tax payments and tax forms, for current and prior tax years, are to be sent to RITA. We encourage you to utilized RITA’s electronic filing and payment system as it is fast, secure, and simple to use. The system will be available for your use beginning July 22, 2019. Visit RITA’s website or you may contact RITA’s customer service representatives at (800)860-7482 with any questions or concerns regarding your City of Columbiana income tax.
For those wishing to utilize mail, the remittance address for our secured lockbox center is:
P.O. Box 477900
Broadview Hts, OH 44147-7900
Checks or money orders should be payable to the Regional Income Tax Agency or RITA. Please include your Account Number on all payments and correspondence.
- The interest rate means the Federal Short-term rate, rounded to the nearest whole percent, plus 5% per annum…as determined under section 1274 of the Internal Revenue Code for July of the current year.
- Tax Interest Rate for Tax Year 2017 =6%
Annual Interest Rate per HB5 – Columbiana Ordinance 881.10(A)
- 2016 Tax Year – 5.0% per annum .42% per month
- 2017 Tax Year – 6.0% per annum .50% per month
- 2018 Tax Year – 6.0% per annum .50% per month
- 2019 Tax Year – 7.0% per annum .583% per month
- 2020 Tax Year – 7.0% per annum .583% per month
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