The City of Oberlin is a member of the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA).
All Oberlin residents are required to file annual city income tax returns, even if no tax is due. This includes anyone temporarily living away from home such as college students, teachers, etc.
Non-resident taxpayers who have income derived within the City of Oberlin and for whom the tax is not withheld by their employer must file a Oberlin City income tax return.
Oberlin’s income tax rate is 2.5%, effective January 1, 2015.
Oberlin residents who receive income for work performed outside the City, and pay municipal tax on such income, shall be allowed a credit of 100% against the Oberlin income tax imposed, up to a limit of 2.5%.
If you lived in the City of Oberlin for any part of the year, you are required to file a tax return. Income, deductions and credits may be allocated on a pro-rata basis or by employer verification (i.e. payroll check stubs or letter detailing income earned during Oberlin residency.
Residents and employers can file and pay Municipal Income Taxes on-line through The Regional Income Tax Agency (R.I.T.A.) at www.ritaohio.com.
INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYERS ARE PROVIDED THE FOLLOWING FEATURES:
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO E-FILE:
EMPLOYERS FILING WITHHOLDING RETURNS ARE PROVIDED OPTIONS TO:
FAST – SIMPLE – SECURE – FREE!
For more information, log on to www.ritaohio.com or call the R.I.T.A. office at 440 526-0900 or 800 860-7482.
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