Income Taxes

Income Taxes

Thank you for visiting the office of the City Treasurer. We strive to deliver taxpayers an optimal service experience in every interaction with our office. We will make fiscally responsible decisions in the best interest of our city and continuously look for ways to improve efficiency. We look forward to serving and assisting you. 
What do taxpayers of Newark deserve from their Income Tax Office – easy preparation and filing of taxes, easy access to forms and information, and easy methods of payment.  We are working hard to meet these expectations.  Our website, forms and online services have been redesigned to simplify your tax filing needs.

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 per the Ohio Revised Code, Section 718.08.
  • 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 EX form by April 15th.

Paymentus processes online payments for the Newark Tax Office.  They accept electronic checks, Visa, MasterCard and Discover Card.  Note:  There is a processing fee to use this service.

Mandatory Filing and Registration

The Newark Tax Ordinance has a Mandatory Registration Section that requires all residents age 18 or older to register with the Newark Tax Office. Registration is easy. Click here to access our Registration Form.

Newark’s Ordinance also has a mandatory filing requirement. All residents who are 18 or older are required to file an annual Newark City Tax Return regardless of their income. There are three forms to simplify meeting your filing requirement.

EX – The EX annual return is for all residents who have no income or whose income is not subject to Newark Tax.

SF – The SF annual return is for all residents who have only W-2 income.

LF – The LF annual return is for all other residents.

Click on the underlined name of the form to access the return that best fits your needs. Both fillable PDF and Excel versions are available. 

Due Dates for Tax Year 2022:

2021 Individual Returns Due – April 18th, 2022

2021 Net Profit Returns Due – April 18th, 2022

2022 Individual Estimated Tax Due:

  • 1st Quarter – April 18th
  • 2nd Quarter – June 15th
  • 3rd Quarter – September 15th
  • 4th Quarter – January 17th, 2023

2022 Business Estimated Tax Due:

  • 1st Quarter – April 18th
  • 2nd Quarter – June 15th
  • 3rd Quarter – September 15th
  • 4th Quarter – December 15th

2022 Withholding:

ACH Credit Program

The Newark Income Tax Office offers a program that allows employers to submit payments through an ACH credit file.  To participate in this program, your bank m ust be able to process an adenda record in a .ctx format – please verify with your bank before applying.

Interest Rates by the Years:

The interest rate on unpaid taxes for tax year beginning January 1, 2022, will be 5% per annum (.417% per month).

The interest rate on unpaid taxes for tax year beginning January 1, 2021, will be 5% per annum (.417% per month).

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 (.500% per month).

The interest rate on unpaid taxes for tax year 2015 and prior is still 18% per annum (1.5% per month).

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions for our office, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

City Treasurer, Brad Feightner, Jr.

40 W Main St

Newark, Ohio 43055

Mailing Addresses

Newark Income Tax Office

PO Box 4577

Newark, OH  43058-4577

Etna JEDZ1 or Pataskala JEDD

PO Box 327

Newark, OH  43058-0327

Etna JEDZ2

PO Box 582

Newark, OH  43058-0582