Village Of Mantua Income Tax
On May 3, 2022, the Mantua Village voters approved an increase in the municipal income tax rate from 1.5% to 2.0% effective July 1, 2022. The additional 0.5% shall be used for law enforcement and public safety purposes.
Effective January 1, 2020, the Village of Mantua will partner with other Ohio municipalities and participate in a shared income tax service. In doing so, the Regional Income Tax Agency (also known as RITA) will administer and collect the income taxes on behalf of the Village of Mantua. All residents are required to file a tax return (or a valid exemption certificate) with RITA by April 15th (excluding holidays).
After January 23, 2020, you will be able to use the RITA website www.ritaohio.com to register, obtain forms, file a return, make payments, and view Frequently Asked Questions. RITA Customer Service Agents are available to help answer questions and provide assistance Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm by calling toll-free at 1-800-860-7482.
Per Village of Mantua Codified Ordinances Section 173.012(b),
the local income tax rate is one and one-half per cent (1.5%) per annum for tax due before July 1, 2022 and two per cent (2.0%) for tax due on or after July 1, 2022.
TAXPAYERS' RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
"TAXPAYERS' RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES" means the rights provided to taxpayers in sections 718.11, 718.12 , 718.19, 718.23, 718.36, 718.37, 718.38, 5717.011 , and 5717.03 of the Ohio Revised Code and any corresponding ordinances of the Municipality, and the responsibilities of taxpayers to file, report, withhold, remit, and pay municipal income tax and otherwise comply with Chapter 718. of the Ohio Revised Code and resolutions, ordinances, and rules adopted by a municipal corporation for the imposition and administration of a municipal income tax.
These rights and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- The municipal corporation shall maintain a Local Board of Tax Review to hear appeals of the taxpayer on assessments issued by the Tax Administrator. The Taxpayer or the Tax Administrator may appeal the Final Determination of the Local Board of Tax Review.
- Civil actions to recover municipal income tax, penalties and interest have time limits.
- Taxpayer has a prescribed manner in which to request a refund from the Tax Administrator.
- Taxpayer has a required responsibility to timely and accurately file annual returns, reports, documents, and to timely remit all taxes due on such annual returns, reports, documents and filings.
- At or before the commencement of an audit (where the tax administrator has ordered the appearance of the taxpayer), the Tax Administrator shall inform and provide the Taxpayer with certain information regarding the audit.
- Taxpayer has a required responsibility to allow examination of their books, papers, records, and federal and state income tax returns by the tax administrator.
- Taxpayer has certain recourse if aggrieved by an action or omission of the Tax Administrator, their employee or an employee of the municipal corporation.
For Tax Years through 2015, the Village of Mantua Income Tax Code is contained in
Chapter 171 of the Codified Ordinances.
For tax years beginning January 1, 2016 and later,
Chapter 173 of the Codified Ordinances will apply.