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FINANCE DEPARTMENT
CITY OF NORTON

(Summit County, Ohio, District #7711)

The Finance Department is located in the City Administration Building at

4060 Columbia Woods Drive
Norton, OH  44203 

Our business hours are:
Monday through Friday,
7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

PHONE: 330-825-7815 ext. 317

Finance Director
Ronald B. Messner,
MS-NPOL
E-Mail

Deputy Director of Finance:  Vacant
Accounts Receivable / Payable / Taxes:  Amber Johnson
Payroll:  Pam Dixon

The Finance office is responsible for paying all the costs relative to operating the municipality, including long-term debt.  Currently the City of Norton has an "A+" rating from Fitch.


A Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is a formal financial statement,
or annual report, for the City.  Questions, comments or suggestions on the
CAFR can be sent to Mr. Messner.
 Click here to view the following year's CAFRs   
(
in format)
2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
2012 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
 

Previous years CAFR's are available by going to
https://ohioauditor.gov/


To all new businesses and residents…
WELCOME to the City of Norton. 
The City of Norton has contracted with
Central Collection Agency
(CCA)
to collect city taxes. 
ALL FORMS required to fulfill your City tax obligations are available through their website:

www.ccatax.ci.cleveland.oh.us 
                  1-800-223-6317


CENTRAL COLLECTION AGENCY (CCA)

Taxpayer Assistance

for 2016 CITY Income Tax Filing
Calendar Dates HERE


 

THIS PAGE UPDATED WITH TAX YEAR 2016 INFORMATION (UPDATED 2/2/2017)

Filing is mandatory whether tax is due or not,

 

THE DEADLINE FOR FILING 2016

CITY INCOME TAX RETURNS IS

April 18, 2017

The City of Norton is a MANDATORY TAX FILING CITY 
with a local tax rate of 2.0%. 
Residents with rental income or wage income,

the tax rate is 2.00% with a credit of up to 1.5%
for taxes paid to other cities. 

Starting at 18 years of age, it is mandatory that a tax return be filed, or a tax exemption submitted, even if there isn't any taxable income.  Failure to do so may result in a late filing fee, and penalty and interest charged on late filings and overdue balances.

IMPORTANT INCOME TAX NOTICE FROM CCA


Important notice
:

All Estimated Payments for 2016 are due
by December 15, 2016

Many Norton residents are required to pay estimated taxes.  Usually, these are persons who are self-employed, landlords, or people who work in a community that has a lower tax rate than Norton. If you are unsure as to whether you are required to make estimated payments, please contact CCA at 800-223-6317
Estimated payments for 2016 are due by December 15, 2016. 
The amount of the estimate must be 90% or more of the total tax due
or at least the amount of tax due for 2016.
Failure to make a sufficient estimated payment will result in a penalty and interest.

DEADLINE FOR BUSINESSES WITH "Fiscal Year End"
Due 4 months after year end date

DECLARATION OF ESTIMATED TAXES:
APRIL 18TH,
(1ST QTR IS ALSO DUE)

All Estimated payments for 2016 are due by December 15, 2016
Quarters Are Due:
(individual & business)
1st quarter: April 15th
2nd quarter: June 15th
3rd quarter: September 15th
4th quarter: December 15th

Employer Quarterly Remittance (withholding) Payments Due:
1st quarter: April 15th
2nd quarter: June 15th
3rd quarter: September 15th
4th quarter: December 15th


 ADDITIONAL TAX NOTES:
 

Lottery Winnings are taxable for purposes of Municipal Income Tax
and the Tax becomes due as the winnings are received.  This applies to all winnings regardless where they were won.


Property taxes are administered and billed by Summit County Auditors Office

Any questions you may have regarding your property tax bill
should be addressed to the County Auditor 330-643-2500.


Final returns are due and payable by April 18th


EXTENSIONS
Federal extensions of time to file the annual return will be honored provided that payment of at least 80% of the estimated tax, or payment of amount due the previous year, is made prior to April 18th


EMPLOYERS – Are required
to remit monthly or quarterly,
the withholding of
2.00%, on the total gross wages paid to employees,
whether or not the employer actually withheld the tax. 


COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL BUSINESSES
Are required to file a NET PROFIT return within 120 days after the close of their fiscal year. 


NON-RESIDENT WITH RENTAL PROPERTYRental property located in the City of Norton, owner must file on the income earned from the rental property by April 15th.