RITA (Regional Income Tax Agency) will collect and handle all accounts as of July 1, 2022. Please call them at 800-860-7482 for all income tax questions relating to 2019 and up tax years. If you have an older account that has been turned over to the Attorney General of Ohio for collections, please contact the Attorney General’s office for assistance.

Minerva Welcome Letter – FINAL

The Village of Minerva Income Tax conversion to the Regional Income Tax Agency is complete. Taxpayers may now log in to the RITA website to create an account. An account is not mandatory, but it will help you view your account and make online payments. Payments may also be made through RITA’s FastFile without having to set up an account.
RITA will begin sending billing statements in the next few weeks to those customers with a balance.
If you have any questions please call 330-868-7705 ext 151.

 

All forms are available for download (on the right of this page). Please see “Tax Forms”.  

Taxpayers’ Rights and Responsibilities

Taxpayers’ Rights and Responsibilities” means the rights provided to taxpayers in sections 718.11, 718.12, 718.19, 718.36, 718.37, 5717.011, and 5717.03 of the Ohio Revised Code and any corresponding ordinances of the Municipality, and the responsibilities of taxpayers to file, report, withhold, remit, and pay municipal income tax and otherwise comply with Chapter 718 of the Ohio Revised Code and resolutions, ordinances, and rules adopted by a municipal corporation for the imposition and administration of a municipal income tax.

 

VILLAGE OF MINERVA INCOME TAX DEPARTMENT – GENERAL TAX INFORMATION

The Village of Minerva Income Tax Department administrates the village’s income tax law. Income tax revenues are the village’s largest source of revenue for financing the operations of the village.

WHO NEEDS TO FILE:

  • Residents 18 years of age or older, mandatory filing is required for all qualifying income.
  • Non residents 18 years of age or older and have qualifying income within the Village of Minerva and Minerva income taxes have not been paid or withheld.
  • If you own and/or operate a business in Minerva.
  • If you earn qualifying income from a business or pass-through entity for work done or services performed within Minerva.
  • If you own rental property within Minerva

-2021 Income Tax Rate: 1.5%

-Tax Credit:  2021 1.5% credit to Minerva residents who work outside the village and pay taxes to other municipalities.

-Estimated Tax Payments:  Every taxpayer shall make a declaration of estimated taxes for the current year if the amount payable as estimated taxes is at least $200.00.

PENALTY AND INTEREST:

Interest will be calculated at the July federal short-term interest rate of 0.18% plus 5%

Calendar Year                              Monthly Interest Rate                                      Yearly Interest rate

2022                                                0.42%                                                                 5.00%

2021                                                0.42%                                                                 5.00%

2020                                                0.58%                                                                 7.00%

2019                                                0.58%                                                                 7.00%

2018                                                0.50%                                                                 6.00%

2017                                                0.50%                                                                 6.00%

2016                                                0.42%                                                                 5.00%

  • LATE FILING PENALTY FOR INDIVIDUAL, BUSINESS & WITHHOLDING ACCOUNTS:  $25.00 per month (or fraction thereof) capped at $150.00
  • LATE PAYMENT PENALTY FOR INDIVIDUAL AND BUSINESS ACCOUNTS:  15% Of the amount not timely paid
  • LATE PAYMENT PENALTY FOR WITHHOLDING TAX:  50% of the amount not timely paid
  • NSF CHECK FEE:  $30.00