The Income Tax Department is under the direction of the Tax Commissioner who is responsible for the collection and administration of the City’s 1 ½ % earnings tax and the 3% hotel excise tax. The Income Tax Department offers direct tax assistance via e-mail, telephone, and walk-in service to all residents and businesses. A web hosted on-line tax program is also available to Heath residents for self- preparation of their annual city tax returns.
The Income Tax Department is currently staffed by 4 full-time employees who are responsible for registering all new residents and businesses that move into or locate in the City. They also process more than 6,000 annual tax returns and numerous monthly and quarterly payments from both residents and businesses.
The Income Tax Department is located in the Heath Municipal Building at 1287 Hebron Road. The office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. During peak tax season, the Department is open the last Saturday in March and the first three Saturdays in April between the hours of 8:00 AM and 12:00 Noon.
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Heath City Tax Ordinance Chapter 181 - tax year 2015 and prior
Heath City Tax Ordinance Chapter 183 - tax year 2016 and later
Ohio Revised Code Section 718
Internal Revenue Service
Ohio Department of Taxation
Interest rate on unpaid taxes for tax year beginning January 1, 2016 will be 5% per annum (0.417% per month).
Interest rate on unpaid taxes for the prior tax years is still 18% per annum (1.5% per month).