Solon has a municipal income tax which is collected and administered on behalf of the City by the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) The City of Solon chose RITA for its ability to offer residents and businesses services including free on-line filing; free e-payment capabilities and to maximize the City’s tax collection efforts.
All residents and businesses are required to file a tax return with RITA by April 15th for the previous tax year. The RITA website includes forms for payment of city income tax and filing tax returns online for individuals and businesses. Forms and information regarding income tax can be requested directly from the RITA at 800-860-7482.
After January 1, 2015, all City of Solon tax payments and tax forms, for current and prior tax years, are to be filed with RITA. For those taxpayers choosing to utilize mail, the remittance address for RITA’s secured lock box center is:
The City of Solon has in place a 2% municipal income tax pursuant to Chapter 891 of the City’s codified ordinances. All persons over 18 years of age earning income in the City of Solon, all business entities doing business in the City, and all residents over 18 years of age having taxable income are subject to the tax.
Solon residents are granted 100% credit, up to 2%, for municipal tax withheld or paid to another municipality on that particular income. Residents owing additional taxes must make quarterly estimated payments. All residents over 18 years of age must file an annual return whether tax is owed or not.
Taxpayers can access Individual and business tax forms, create an online account, e-file and utilize e-payment service by visiting the RITA website. For questions regarding City of Solon income tax, please contact RITA’s customer service representatives at (Brecksville Office) 800-860-7482, contact the City of Solon Finance Department at 440-349-6300 or visit the City of Solon’s webpage at RITA online here.