Income Tax

FILING 2019 CITY OF HARRISON INCOME TAX


Residents can file City of Harrison income tax in one of the following manners:
1. Online: www.ritaohio.com
2. Phone: 1 (800) 860-7482
3. Mail: Regional Income Tax Agency, PO Box 94801, Cleveland, OH 44101

The City will provide assistance on a first-come, first-serve basis in the former tax office at the Community Center from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on these dates: 
March 17
March 31
April 7 

If you need assistance, please bring these items:
  • All W-2s
  • Page 1 of your Federal Return
  • Any schedules with earned income taxable by the City of Harrison (for example, Schedule E - Rental Property)


City of Harrison Income Tax


The City of Harrison collects a 1 percent earnings tax from all residents, employees, and businesses living, working and/or located within the City limits. As per Codified Ordinances Chapter 183, the 1 percent earnings tax applies to:
  • Qualifying wages
  • Commissions and other compensation earned by residents
  • Net profits from business and corporations
  • Payments on rental properties
The City of Harrison extends a tax credit up to 1 percent to those residents that pay an income tax to another municipality.

Filing Taxes


Filing is mandatory and is administered through the Regional Income Tax Authority (RITA). All resident individuals and businesses are required to file a return whether or not any tax is due, regardless if one rents or owns. Annual returns are due April 15. Payment of the prior year's balance as well as the first quarter's estimated tax (if applicable) is due at this time. A $25 penalty is charged for failing to file. An additional 5 percent penalty and 8 percent interest is applied monthly on any outstanding taxes due.

Click here to file online with RITA or call (800) 860-7482.

Taxes may also be filed by mail: 
Regional Income Tax Agency 
P.O. Box 94801
Cleveland, OH 44101

Tax Withholding


If an employer does not withhold the City's income tax from a resident's paycheck, he/she is required to file an annual declaration of estimated tax and make quarterly payments.

Landlords & Property Owners


Landlords and property owners with rentals in the City's limits are required to furnish a list of all tenants that have moved in or out by January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31 every year.