The most comprehensive answers to all your questions are on line at www.ritaohio.com. You can also call the around the clock self service representatives at RITA 1-800-860-7482. To call the local RITA office during work hours 8am to 5pm call 440-526-0900. You can also call the City of Tallmadge Finance Office at 330-633-5599 Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The City has a 2% income tax.
All Tallmadge residents age 18 or older, anyone who owns rental properties inside the City, and anyone who owns or operates a business inside the City.
You must file and pay year end taxes by April 15th unless extended by the IRS.
File estimated tax by April 15, and make estimated tax payments for the calendar year quarterly on or before April 15, July 31, October 31 and January 31.
Yes, Tallmadge has a JEDD with Brimfield Township. The area is off of East Avenue (Tallmadge Rd.) consisting of Cascades of Brimfield and other locations.
The Tax rate for JEDD is shown Below:
YEAR TAX RATE [%]
2004 - 2005 0.25 % - one fourth (1/4 )of one (1) %
2006 - 2008 0.50 %
2009 - 2011 0.75 %
2012 - 2014 1.00 %
2015 - 2018 1.25 %
2019 - 2021 1.50 %
2022 - 2024 1.75 %
2025 - 2028 2.00 %
Note: Or at current Municipal rate in effect, year 2029
You can pay on-line at www.ritaohio.com, or you can mail in a payment to RITA at
Regional Income Tax Agency, P.O. Box 6600, Cleveland, OH 44101-2004.
City of Tallmadge water and sewer bills can be paid on line at www.tallmadge-ohio.org. If you have questions on your utility bill or concerns regarding your consumption please call the Tallmadge Utilities Department at 330-633-0851.
Property taxes are paid to Summit County. Your property taxes should be made payable to the Summit County Fiscal Office. The office is located on the third floor of the Ohio Building in downtown Akron at 175 South Main Street. Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can call the Summit County Fiscal Office at 330-643-2588. For additional information their website is http://fiscaloffice.summitoh.net.
Property taxes are collected by Summit County. The City of Tallmadge receives only 6.15 mills. Below is a chart that reflects the total mills for tax year 2010 that Tallmadge citizens pay in 2011.
Yes, the City is audited every year by the Auditor of State office. We are proud that the city has received clean audits for decades. The City’s most recent audit report can be obtained on the Auditor of State’s website at www.auditor.state.oh.us.
The City has received The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for our Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the last 23 consecutive years (1192-2014). This is a prestigious national award from the Government Finance Officers Assoc. of U.S. and Canada for conformance to the highest standards for preparation of government financial reports.
In May of 2015, the City of Tallmadge received a bond rating of Aa2 by Moody’s Investor Service. The high rating reflects the City’s moderately sized tax base situated between Akron and Cleveland, solid financial operations supported by sound reserves, strong financial policies and low debt burden with future manageable levels of expected debt.
46 North Ave
Tallmadge, Ohio 44278
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