NOTICE TO EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES REGARDING NEW WITHHOLDING REQUIREMENTS PER HOUSE BILL #5, ESTIMATED PAYMENTS, PENALTIES, AND INTEREST. (click to read notice)

WHAT WE DO
The New Philadelphia Income Tax Department administrates the city's income tax law. It collects the tax dollars used to provide fire and police protection and other city services. New Philadelphia's income tax rate is 1.5%.
 
INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT
150 East High Avenue Suite 041
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
Telephone: 330-364-4491
Fax: 330-364-9851
HOURS
8:00AM-4:30PM Monday-Friday
Closed on Holidays
 
WHEN TO FILE
You must make and file a return with the Income Tax Department on or before April 15th of each year if:
     *   You are a resident or non-resident 18 years of age or older, who engages in business or other activity or whose qualifying wages, commissions or other compensation are subject to the 1.5% tax, whether or not a tax is due.
     *   You own and/or operate a business within New Philadelphia or you earn income from a business or pass-through entity for work done or services performed in the city. Ownership of rental property is considered a business.
If your return is made for a fiscal year or other period different from the calendar year, the return must be filed within four months from the end of such fiscal year or other period.
 
 
INCOME TAX LAWS
Ordinance 3-2005 effective January 1, 2005 thru December 31, 2015
Ordinance 17-2015 effective starting January 1, 2016
EXTENSIONS
For an explanation of the Extension of Time to File, see Section 197.094 of Ordinance 17-2015.
Failure to file and pay by April 18th is a criminal violation of New Philadelphia's income tax law.
BUSINESS WITHHOLDING
Each employer within or doing business within the city is required to withhold the 1.5% tax. Download Business Questionnaire/Withholding
Account Application Forms here.
ESTIMATED TAX PAYMENTS
Every taxpayer shall make a declaration of estimated taxes for the current tax year if the amount payable as estimated taxes is at least $200.00. Estimated tax payment forms are available here.
TAX CREDIT
All New Philadelphia residents who work outside the city receive a 1.5% credit on taxes paid to other municipalities.
PENALTY AND INTEREST
Interest Rate-the federal short-term rate (rounded) plus five percent (5%).

Calendar Year

Monthly Interest Rate

Yearly Interest Rate

2016

0.42%

5.00%

Late Filing - 25.00 per month (or fraction thereof) up to $150.00*
     *includes all but estimated payment returns.
Late Payment - 15% of the amount not timely paid.
Late Withholding Payment - 50% of the amount not timely paid.
NSF Check Fee - $25.00
HARDSHIP PAYMENT AGREEMENTS
Individuals who cannot pay their taxes when due must provide proof of their hardship to the Tax Administrator. Taxpayers are eligible for hardship payment agreements once every five years.

Businesses are not eligible for payment agreements.

PAY ONLINE *
Click the button above. The first time you will register; after that, payments are an easy 3-step process.
       
PAY BY SMART PHONE OR TABLET * 
Scan above QR Code with smart phone, Download "PSN Payments" from the App Store or Google Play. Tip: Go online to create your payer profile before you use the app.
* By paying online or by mobile device:
A $1.00 fee is charged for checking/savings payments; 2.75% (+$.50 if payment is less than $100.00) is applied to credit/debit card payment.

You can pay immediately, schedule a payment or set up Auto-Pay for the amount of your bill.( Auto-Pays must be set up online.)

You can print receipts, view past payments, see status of payments, stop Auto-Pay by going online.

HELP! 
If you need assistance with paying online, call PSN at 1-866-917-7368. If you have questions on your Tax form, call us at 330-364-4491.
We use Payment Service Network to process our payments. PSN has been certified as maintaining the highest level of security as required by the credit card industry.

 

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Business Questionnaire/Withholding Account Application

Income Tax Laws
Ordinance 3-2005 effective January 1, 2005 thru December 31, 2015
Ordinance 17-2015 effective starting January 1, 2016

Instruction on how to use the NEW Screen Fillable PDF Forms

Current Year Forms - 2015

Previous Year Forms - 2014

2013

2015 General Income Tax Form
(file before April 18, 2016)
2014 General Income Tax Form

Download

2016 Estimated Payment Vouchers

 

 

2016 Employer's Monthly Form
 

 

2016 Employer's Quarterly Form
2015 Employer's Quarterly Form

Download

 

 

 

LINK TO FEDERAL TAX FORMS

LINK TO STATE OF OHIO TAX FORMS

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