|Gail L. Friedenberger - Income Tax Clerk
Welcome to the City of
Canfield Tax Department’s web site.
We want to insure that you are provided
with the information and forms you need.
Therefore, it is important that you read
this information and follow the instructions prior to sending
payments or forms to the tax department.
1. STREETS IN THE CITY OF
CANFIELD - The City and
Township of Canfield
have the same zip code.
To determine if you reside in the city
limits, if your business is located in the city limits, if you are
working in the city limits, or if an employee for whom you are
withholding the City of Canfield income tax resides in the city
limits check the list of “Streets in the City of Canfield”.
You will find the list on this site.
You may also contact the Income Tax
Office by phone or e-mail.
You can also go
the Mahoning County Auditor’s website
www.mahoningcountyoh.gov or The
2. RESIDENTS - This is not a
property tax, therefore, the tax applies to all residents 18 years
of age and older.
If you reside in
the City of Canfield and are 18 years of age or older you
must file and pay taxes.
It does not matter if you own the
property at which you reside, rent or lease the property at which
you reside, or live with family or friends.
You are required to file and pay the
Even if your City
of Canfield income tax is withheld by your
employer you must file a tax return.
3. NON RESIDENTS – If you
work in the City of Canfield
your employer is required to withhold the City of Canfield income tax at the rate of 1%.
Non residents who
have their tax properly withheld are not required to file a City of Canfield tax return.
4. TAX RATE & CREDIT FOR TAXES
PAID ANOTHER MUNICIPALITY - The income tax rate is 1%.
Residents of the
City of Canfield who pay another
municipal income tax may take a credit of ½ of 1% of the wage on
which the other municipal tax is paid. Do not take credit for taxes
paid to the other municipality if you are applying for a full or
partial refund from that municipality.
You will only get credit for the tax you
paid, not the tax which was refunded to you!
5. TAXABLE INCOME - The City
income tax is levied on salaries, wages, commissions, other
compensation, and on net profits.
The Income Tax Ordinance and tax forms
are available through this site.
6. ESTABLISHING AN ACCOUNT -
Prior to sending any type of payments to the City of Canfield Income Tax Department
it is imperative that you establish an account with us.
You will find questionnaires on this
site for individuals, businesses, courtesy withholding accounts,
contractors, sub contractors, landlords, and landlord occupancy
Please complete the appropriate form and
send or fax it to the Income Tax Department so we can properly set
up your account.
Make sure you type or print the complete
name and address of the account you are setting up.
7. PAYMENTS - When you file
returns or send any type of payment it is important that you send
your statement or form along with your check.
If you don’t have a pre-printed form to
send you can use one from this site.
Make sure you put your account number on
the form & your complete name & address and advise us what type of
payment you are making.
If you are not using a form you must put
your account number on your check and make a note of what type of
payment you are sending.
This will enable us to make sure your
payment and/or return are posted to the proper account.
8. ONLINE BANKING SERVICES -
When making payments through online banking services, you must make
the check out to the City of Canfield Income Tax Department.
You must also advise us of your entire
name, address, and account number.
If you do not do this we cannot
guarantee that your payment will be posted properly.
9. ONLINE FINAL RETURN
PREPARATION – You are now able to prepare your form on line.
However, you cannot submit it
Please make sure you put your account
number and complete name and address on the form.
Upon completion you must print the form,
sign the form, and send it to us along with all required
10. OHIO BUSINESS GATEWAY –
FOR BUSINESS USE ONLY -
If you are using the OBG to send us forms and/or payments you must
have an account number.
Therefore, you must have established an
account prior to making a payment.
Do not make up a number as your payment
will not be properly posted.
11. USE OF PAYROLL SERVICE -
If you are using a payroll service for your withholding taxes you
are required to establish an account and give your payroll service
your account number so they can put it on the forms they send to us.
They are not permitted to send us
payments without an account number.
- If you have any questions please contact the City of Canfield Income Tax Department directly to
make sure you are provided with the correct information.
You can contact us
by phone at 330-533-1101, by sending a fax to 330-533-2668, or send
an e-mail to
TAX ASSOCIATION – INFORMATION FOR ACCOUNTANTS AND TAX PREPARERS
– Information and forms are also available on this site for our
income tax organization, TRICOTA (Tri County Tax Association).
Included is a letter to the tax
preparers, a list of our member municipalities and their contact
information, the preparer information sheet, an extension form (only
some TRICOTA members will accept this form), and a refund form.
If you have any questions concerning
another municipality’s taxes it is best that you contact that