740-455-0601

Treasurer/Income Tax Office

Major Responsibilities

Treasurer
Receipt and disbursement of municipal funds; processing and disbursement of city payroll.

Income Tax Office
Administration and collection of city income tax.
The current tax rate is 1.9%

NEW TAX CHANGES

  • As of 2015 Tax year, the city has mandatory filing for all residents 16 years and older that had earned income, had a business or rental property and are not exempted.
  • There will be a late filing fee of $25.00 for returns not filed by April 18 even if no tax due
  • A copy of federal extensions must be files in City Tax Office before April 18 for extension to be granted
  • Loss carry forward is no longer permitted
  • No payment of tax under $5.00. No refund of tax under $5.00.
  • New penalty for employee withholding
  • New due dates for employee withholding

Tax Deadlines

  • Net Profit Returns & Payment due: April 18 or 4 months from fiscal year end
  • Employer’s Annual Reconciliation & W2 Copies due: February 28
  • 1099 Copies due: February 28
  • Monthly withholding payments must be RECEIVED before the 15th day of the following month
  • Quarterly withholding payments must be POSTMARKED before the 15th day of the following month

Extension Requests
Request must be filed by April 15 or 4 months from fiscal year and must include a copy of the federal extension request. No extension of time is granted for payment of taxes due. Per the Ohio Revised Code, Chapter 718, the city can deny an extension if request is not filed timely, if federal extension copy is not included, if payment of tax has not been made and/or taxpayer is delinquent with other tax filings or prior year tax payments.

Penalty & Interest
Penalty and interest is charged at the rate of 3.5% per month from the deadline of tax due on net profit accounts for 2015 and prior. 2016 employee withholding on late payments will be 50% of the amount not timely paid.

Tax Department Form Downloads

Contact Information

Scott Hillis, City Treasurer
401 Market Street
City Hall – First Floor – Room 118
Zanesville, OH 43701

740-455-0601, ext. 131
Business Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed holidays)
Email: treas@coz.org
Kathy Robinson, Income Tax Administrator
401 Market Street
City Hall – First Floor – Room 122
Zanesville, OH 43701

740-455-0601, ext. 137
Business Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (closed holidays)
Email: inctax1@coz.org


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