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Tax Facts

  • The Newark Tax rate is 1.75%
  • The Newark School District Income Tax is collected by the State of Ohio - see Guide to Links for more information.
  • The Newark Income Tax Office has a dropbox on the 4th Street side of the City Municipal Building.
  • Estimated taxes are required if the prior year's tax due was $200 or more.
  • You can schedule an appointment to have a member of our staff prepare your Newark City Tax Return for you free of charge - walk-in service is also available.
  • Newark has mandatory registration.  All Newark residents age 18 or older are required to register with the Newark Tax Office.  Registration forms are available on the Tax Forms page.  You may also register by calling our office.
  • Newark has mandatory filing requirements.  All Newark residents age 18 or older are required to file an annual Newark City Tax Return by April 15th each year regardless of their income.  Click here to access forms.
  • If you are a Newark Resident age 18 or older and did not work during the year, please file an EZ form by April 15th.

 

Interest Rates by the Years:

The interest rate on unpaid taxes for tax year beginning January 1, 2020, will be 7% per annum (.583% per month).
The interest rate on unpaid taxes for tax year beginning January 1, 2019, will be 7% per annum (.583% per month).
The interest rate on unpaid taxes for tax year beginning January 1, 2018, will be 6% per annum (0.50% per month).  The interest rate on unpaid taxes for tax year 2015 and prior is still 18% per annum (1.5% per month).

 

NEW!!! Starting 1/1/2020 - Penalty for Late Withholding Payments

*Note:  Any portion of a month counts as one month. For example, if your payment was due May 15th, on May 16th your payment is considered 1 month late. If the payment is sent in June 1st, your payment is 2 months late.