Village of West Salem, Ohio
West Salem Village Income Tax
The Ohio Department of Taxation has extended the deadline to file and pay Ohio individual income tax for tax year 2020, from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021. As a result, the municipal income tax filing deadline for individual taxpayers has been automatically extended to May 17, 2021 as well.
As per ORD 10-15, all West Salem residents who reside or work within the Village city limits are required to file and pay the West Salem Village 1%income tax each year. The village does not allow a reciprocity credit for other municipality taxes withheld. *As of October 2020, the Village has joined the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) for the collection of the income taxes. Forms and information as well as online filing can be found on their site at www.ritaohio.com.*
To view the Ordinance click the following link:
Need help filing your West Salem income tax return? RITA will help! Click the following link: https://www.ritaohio.com/Forms/Home/IndividualFormDownloads for the form required for RITA to prepare your taxes for you free of charge.
INTEREST RATE NOTICE
The interest rate for tax year 2021 is 6%
The interest rate for tax year 2020 is 7%
The interest rate for tax year 2019 is 7%
The interest rate for tax year 2018 is 6%
The interest rate for tax year 2017 is 6%
The interest rate for tax year 2016 is 5%
**If you have exclusively received Social Security or disability benefits for more than a year, you are NOT required to file the Village income tax, however if you work in addition to receiving Social Security or disability benefits, you ARE required to pay the income tax on the amount received from your job.**
Income Tax Forms
~ Cinnamon Lake is not within the Village of West Salem's limits. Residents of Cinnamon Lake are not required to file a return ~