The deadline to file the 2016 Individual Akron Income Tax return is April 18, 2017. For Information on how to file your 2016 taxes click here.
For information on the City of Akron's Contractor Registration Program click here.
The City of Akron Income Tax Division collects and administers the Akron City Income Tax as well as the Income Tax for the following four Joint Economic Development Districts:
- Bath – Fairlawn – Akron JEDD
- Copley – Akron JEDD
- Coventry – Akron JEDD
- Springfield – Akron JEDD
The tax rate for the City of Akron as well as the four JEDDs is 2.25%. All residents and partial year residents 18 years of age and older are required to file a tax return regardless of whether or not any tax is due. The only filing exception is if an individual qualifies to file an Exemption Certificate. All businesses within or doing business within the City or any of the JEDDs are required to file an annual Net Profit Return. Employers are required to withhold, file and remit tax on a monthly or quarterly basis. Income Tax assistance is available by contacting our office at 330-375-2290 (Individuals) or 330-375-2539 (Businesses) or by visiting our office.
NEW MUNICIPAL INCOME TAX GUIDELINES TO BE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2016.
Pursuant to Amended Substitute House Bill 5, new State of Ohio mandated municipal income tax guidelines have been established for tax returns due for the tax years beginning January 1, 2016 and after.
City of Akron and JEDD income tax quarterly withholding due dates have changed as a result of Ohio Senate Bill 172. Effective with the third quarter of 2016, the due date for Quarterly filers is the last day of the month following the end of the quarter.
Please use the links below for information detailed by type of filer:
- Online Estimated Payments
- Withholding Payments
- Individual Return (Fillable Form IR) for tax years beginning before 1-1-16
- Rules And Regulations
- Taxable and Non Taxable Income
- Old Tax Ordinance for tax years beginning before 1/1/16
- New Tax Ordinance for tax years beginning on or after 1/1/16