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**The Income Tax Deadline is extended to July 15, 2020**

The deadline for filing and paying the 2019 Individual Tax Return, with a regular due date of April 15, and the 2019 Business Net Profit Tax Return, with a regular due date of April 15, has been extended to July 15, 2020.  No extension request is necessary for these extended due dates.  There will be no penalties or interest charged on payments made for these extensions during the period April 15, 2020 through July 15, 2020.

The deadlines to pay first and second quarter 2020 Quarterly Estimate payments, normally due by April 15, 2020 and June 15, 2020, have been extended to July 15, 2020.

To make an “Online Payment (other than e-file)”, click here.  

We are taking precautions to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Therefore, the City of Akron Income Tax Division is closed to the public until further notice.  Walk-in service has been temporarily suspended. 

The due dates for Employer deposits of withholding tax are not extended.

If you need your 2019 Tax form prepared for you, click here.

For Information on how to file your 2019 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

Prior to January 1, 2018 the tax rate for the City of Akron as well as the four JEDDs is 2.25%.  The new tax rate of 2.5% is effective January 1, 2018 for the city of Akron as well as the four JEDDs.  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.


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:

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