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Taxes

Amberley Village has a 2% Income Tax which applies to all who live, work or operate a business within Amberley Village.  Any non-residents who have income taxable to Amberley Village that was not fully withheld by an employer are required to file an Amberley Village tax return.   For your reference, the Village Income Tax Ordinance can be found in Section 93 of the Code of Ordinances. View the most recent tax codeEffective for tax year 2016, in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code 718.07 and 718.27, the tax interest rate for 2016 is 5% per year on any unpaid income tax due.

If you are a new resident or business to Amberley Village, please complete the corresponding New Resident Questionnaire or New Business Questionnaire and return to the Income Tax Department.

For additional information, please select below based upon your type of filing:

 Individual Taxpayers

 Business Taxpayers

Please see our Tax Forms page for any of our tax forms.

The Income Tax Department is located in Village Hall at 7149 Ridge Road, on the Administration side of the building.  Department Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.  For questions or appointments, please call 531-0130. A Review Board is available if a taxpayer wishes to appeal a decision of the Income Tax Administrator.

 Payment of taxes is available online.  Click here to learn more and make a payment.    

 
Individual Taxpayers
Tax returns are due on April 15th of the subsequent year.  Returns are calculated based on qualifying wages, commissions, compensation and other taxable income earned or received by a resident or by a non-resident for work done, services performed or rendered in Amberley Village.  Taxable income also includes gambling winnings, rents from property and/or any other profit from businesses.  Social security, pensions, interest and dividends are not taxable.  Credit for taxes withheld/paid to other municipalities is available to residents of Amberley Village and is limited to 2% of the amount of income on which tax was withheld/paid.   Please refer to our Income Tax Ordinance.

Also, 90% of your tax liability is required to be paid by January 31st of the year following the tax year in question.  If you anticipate that you will owe tax, you MUST file and pay a quarterly estimate in order to avoid penalty and interest.  Estimate payments are due in (4) quarterly installments, due on April 15th, July 31st,  October 31st and January 31st. 

An extension for filing the annual Amberley Village income tax return may be requested by an individual by submitting a written request or providing a copy of the Federal extension to the Tax Department prior to the due date of the return.  However, the extension, if granted, for filing the annual Amberley Village income tax return does not extend the date for payment of the tax.  Penalty and interest are assessed for late filing and payment.


Business Taxpayers
Tax returns are due on April 15th of the subsequent year for calendar year businesses and within four (4) months of the fiscal year-end for fiscal year businesses.  Please refer to our Income Tax Ordinance.

Also, 90% of the tax liability is required to be paid by January 31st of the year following the tax year in question (or 30 days past the year-end for fiscal year filers).  If it anticipated that tax will be owed, a quarterly estimate must be filed and paid in order to avoid penalty and interest.  Estimate payments are due in (4) quarterly installments, due 30 days past the end of each quarter. 

An extension for filing the annual Amberley Village income tax return may be requested by businesses by submitting a written request or providing a copy of the Federal extension to the Tax Department prior to the due date of the return.  However, the extension, if granted, for filing the annual Amberley Village income tax return does not extend the date for payment of the tax.  Penalty and interest are assessed for late filing and payment.


Business Withholdings
The Amberley Village Tax Ordinance requires the withholding of the 2% earnings tax from the gross wages paid to any employee who works in Amberley Village.  Employers are liable for this tax whether or not it has been withheld.  The amounts withheld are considered held in trust for Amberley Village and must be remitted on a quarterly basis, due one month after the end of the quarter.  Failure to withhold and remit local tax for employees will result in interest and penalty assessments on the tax owed.

An Annual Reconciliation form that reconciles all the withholding payments made to Amberley Village with the withholding on the W-2's is due by January 31st of the following year.  Copies of all W-2's involved with Amberley Village must be attached to the reconciliation.