Income Tax

New Franklin Income Tax

The Current New Franklin Income Tax Rate Is 2%

Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA)

New Franklin's Income taxes are collected and administered by RITA.

Access the RITA contact information and forms.

All New Franklin Residents & Businesses Must File

All New Franklin residents and businesses must file an income tax return on or before April 15th of each year even if no tax is due. If your New Franklin income taxes are not deducted from your pay, you may be required to pay quarterly estimated taxes. If you are unsure as to whether you are required to make estimated payments, please contact RITA at 800-860-7482. New Franklin Income Tax first became effective on September 1, 2005. View the current Ordinance 15-O-05 (PDF) (Enacted due to HB 5).

Credits & Exemptions

Residents of New Franklin receive a tax credit of up to 1% (2% beginning in 2017) of income taxes paid to another municipality or JEDD. You must still file your annual return, even if no tax is due.

Exemptions exist for retirees' pension and interest on savings accounts, military pay and allowance, unemployment and welfare benefits, etc. You must file an Exemption Form for the first year this applies. You are required to resume regular filing if your status changes or you receive reportable income.

The income of Individuals under 18 years of age is exempt.

If you have questions regarding eligibility for exemptions, please contact RITA at 800-860-7482.

Delinquent Filing

Residents and businesses failing to file and/or pay income taxes when due will be assessed penalties and interest and could be summoned to Court. If you have received a letter regarding delinquent filing or income taxes owed, please contact the New Franklin Finance Director at 330-882-4324 for assistance. The Finance Director and RITA will work with individuals/businesses to bring their accounts current.

Am I Subject to New Franklin Income Tax?

New Franklin residents have various mailing addresses and zip codes, including Akron 44319, Clinton 44216, Canal Fulton 44614, Barberton 44203 and Norton 44203. If you are unsure of your local tax responsibility, please use the following link to enter your address for verification: Ohio Tax Finder.

Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) Information

Brecksville Office
10107 Brecksville Road
Brecksville, OH 44141
Phone: 800-860-7482
Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) Website


Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm.

No appointment necessary

For your convenience, RITA has introduced two online payment services, eFile and ePayment. These services are fast, simple, secure and free. No more need for paper returns. However, you are still able to file paper returns if you desire. For more information visit the RITA website or call 800-860-7482.

RITA Forms

Individual Income Tax

Individual Declaration of Estimated Income Tax or Time Extension

Individual Municipal Income Tax Exemption

Application for Income Tax Refund

For business and other specific individual forms visit the RITA website.