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Mansfield City Income Tax
PO Box 577
Mansfield, OH 44901
(Mansfield Municipal Building - 7th Floor)

Hours: 7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Monday - Friday

Phone: 419-755-9711

Fax: 419-755-9751
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Estimated tax payments:

Filing due dates and the threshold for having to make estimated payments, have changed to be in compliance with recent changes enacted by the State of Ohio.

The threshold for filing a declaration has been raised to $200.00.  “… every taxpayer shall make a declaration of estimated taxes for the current taxable year, on the form prescribed by the tax administrator, if the amount payable as estimated taxes is at least two hundred dollars.”   

The 4 due dates are, “the 18th day of the 4th month after the beginning of the tax year, the 15th day of the 6th month after the beginning of the tax year, the 15th day of the 9th month after the beginning of the tax year and lastly the 15th day of the 12th month after the beginning of the tax year.

 

 

 

Important Changes

The Interest Rate that will be applied to all unpaid income tax, unpaid estimated income tax and unpaid withholding tax will be:

  • 2018 - 6% per annum
  • 2017 - 6% per annum
  • 2016 - 5% per annum

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.