Free Tax Preparation
Regional Income Tax Agency provides free tax preparation once a year during the Month of March.
The Regional Income Tax Agency, “RITA”, will prepare your Centerburg Municipal Income Tax Return AT THEIR WORTHINGTON OFFICE ONLY which is located at 760 Lakeview Plaza Blvd., Suite 400, Worthington, Ohio 43085. Office hours at the Worthington location are Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5 pm, and Saturday March 15th & March 22nd from 8 am to noon. This is a free service and no appointment is required.
Centerburg Village can provide free assistance in preparing your Centerburg Municipal Income Tax Return at the town hall at 49 ½ East Main Street. Please call 625-7808 for additional information.
49 1/2 East Main Street
Centerburg, Ohio 43011
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the tax rate?
The tax rate for the Village of Centerburg is 1% based on your Medicare wages or net business profit.
Who is required to pay taxes?
Anyone who is a resident of, works in, or does business in the Village of Centerburg must pay taxes. If you are not sure if you are a resident, but you still have a 43011 zip code, you can call the office at 740-625-7808 to verify your status. Retired and disabled individuals are not required to pay municipal income taxes on their pensions or disability payments. An exemption form is required for this status.
What if I work in Centerburg but live somewhere else?
You are not required to file taxes with the Village of Centerburg, but your employer is required to withhold Centerburg Taxes from your paycheck. Check with the municipality in which you live to find out if you get a credit for those taxes.
What if I live in Centerburg but work somewhere else?
If you are a resident of Centerburg, you must pay taxes regardless of where you work. You are able to get a 50% credit on your taxes if you work in another municipality.
Why do I have to pay Centerburg taxes if I pay taxes to another municipality where I work?
Each municipality requires taxes in order to run its government. It is too complicated to have each municipality divide out what taxes are paid by residents of other areas, so most give a credit for working in another municipality. In the case of Centerburg, there is a 50% credit for taxes paid to another municipality.
When are taxes due?
All residents who work and all businesses within Centerburg Village are required to file a tax return by April 15th of each year. Returns filed late are subject to a penalty and interest.
How should I submit my taxes?
Taxes can be mailed to RITA, PO Box 477900, Broadview Heights, OH 44147-7900.
Am I required to pay estimated taxes?
If you owe $100 or more on your taxes, you are required to file estimated taxes for the following year. Estimated taxes that are not filed are subject to a penalty.
Where can I get answers to other questions?
You can call the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) at 1-800-860-7482 or visit their website at www.ritaohio.com. You can also call the tax office at 740-625-7808 or visit our offices.