The filing deadline is the same as your Federal and State returns, usually April 15. However, for tax year 2021 (returns due in 2022,) the filing deadline is April 18, 2022.
Waiting to file until the last couple of weeks or the due date may result in being closed out of available appointments if you need assistance at City Hall. You can file at the RITA website at any time, but their site may slow down near the due date. You can file your city tax return as soon as you have all of your tax information. Whether you have the City Tax Department provide assistance, or file at the RITA website, your return will be filed electronically, and you do not need to submit anything further unless you are contacted by RITA. You can pay when filing with a debit or credit card, or via direct debit ("ACH") from your bank account, or you can have RITA bill you for any balance due (penalty and interest charges may apply even if you pay the balance due when filing.) NOTE: As of October 1, 2018, there is a 2.75% fee charged when paying by debit or credit card. This fee is charged to RITA by a third party vendor and is not retained by RITA or the City of Wadsworth. This fee does not apply when paying by ACH. When paying by ACH, you must provide your bank routing and account number.
You can also e-file or obtain the tax forms you need at the RITA website. All completed paper returns, as well as returns prepared by your tax professional, must be postmarked by the due date if mailed to RITA.
PLEASE NOTE: We no longer accept completed tax forms or estimated tax payments in the Tax Office. All documents must be mailed to RITA.