Author Archive | RossAdmin

Income Tax Reminder

Tax Day For 2018 Income Tax is Monday, April 15, 2019.

Filing is mandatory for all Rossford residents and businesses located within the City, as well as for Rental Property owners, and lottery winners. Check out the City Tax Department website page for details.

The Regional Income Tax Agency/RITA maintains City of Rossford income tax collections. To obtain information for filing purposes including specific account information and estimates, please call RITA at 1-800-860-7482 ext. 5002 or visit their website at Income tax forms are available at the RITA website also by clicking on the link.   RITA offers e-filing and e-payment options for individuals and businesses, including prior year returns.   File online at .

Taxpayers receiving notification letters from RITA need to respond to RITA in order to avoid receiving additional penalties and interest, or receiving a subpoena.  To assure speedy processing and to avoid the subpoena process, responses should be sent to:

Attn: Compliance Department 198
Regional Income Tax Agency
PO Box 470538
Broadview Heights, OH 44147-0538
or by Fax to 1-440-922-3510


Regional Income Tax Agency Phone System Offers Better Service

The Regional Income Tax Agency/RITA installed their new phone system on January 19, 2018. The added features are able to better service our taxpayers, offering assistance with enhanced self-service features. The new system offers the following enhancements:

• Automated speech recognition so that callers can press telephone keys or make their choices using their voice.
• Tax Preparer shortcut menu allowing access to multiple accounts without needing to log in and out multiple times.
• Check real time account balance.
• Check payment history and estimated payments including pending payments.
• Check refund status and whether or not the IRS has levied a portion of the refund.
• Ability to make payments by credit card (Individual Accounts only) or ACH for all account types.
• Request a payment plan.
• Request tax forms.
• Variable seasonal menus based on time of year and most popular choices.

Call RITA at 1-800-860-7482.



Yard waste and building materials are not permitted in regular trash carts. Please use yard waste carts for grass, brush and branch, and garden waste. Residents can contract with private haulers to dispose of building materials or can take these items to area landfills for a charge.



Waste Management will pick up bulk items on Wednesday, our regular trash day. Please set out on Tuesday night for Wednesday pick-up. Residents will no longer need to call City offices or Waste Management to schedule a pick-up.


City to Issue Refunds for 2016 as a Result of Reduced Tax Credit

The City of Rossford passed Ordinance No. 2015-62 to reduce the income tax credit for taxes paid by residents to other municipalities effective January 1, 2016. This ordinance is subject to a referendum that will appear on the ballot in the November election. In the interim, the City, through its tax collection agent RITA, is preparing to issue refunds to those taxpayers who have made tax payments for tax year 2016 as a result of the reduced tax credit.

Click here to read full letter and instructions on how to obtain refund.

Powered by Digital Ability