Income Tax Department



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If you received a refund for municipality income tax withheld from another city, you may not use municipal tax withheld as a credit for Canal Fulton tax return.  If you had already filed using a credit, even if it is for previous years, please contact our office immediately to correct your return.

Final Returns and first quarter payments are due  April 15, 2024.

If you need to stop in and file a return for 2022 or prior years, please set up an appointment to the right.



Video tax assistance via Google MEET (Schedule an appointment)

Google MEET is an encrypted end-to-end app that runs on Android, Apple, and Windows devices. You must download the Google MEET app on your phone from the appropriate app store prior to your appointment to use this service. Google MEET provides the advantage of “see” your tax documents through the phone camera to help you file your 2022 and prior year taxes.

Before your appointment time, please make sure you have the following ready:

  1. The Google Duo app is installed and active on your phone or accessed from your computer.
  2. All of your tax information including W2(s) and Schedules.

If you have received a letter regarding your Northwest School District tax, please call the number on the letter. The State of Ohio processes school district tax, not the city. 

Attention Businesses and Payroll Companies:

 Click on "Request a new Tax Account to set up a new business or withholding account. Accounts will be verified and account numbers sent through email.

The tax rate 2019 and previous years is 1.5% with a 50% credit up to 1.5% of taxes paid to another city. The tax rate for 2020-2023 is 2% with 100% credit up to 2% of taxes paid to another city.

Interest Rate Notice: 

  • The interest rate for tax year 2024 is 8%.
  • The interest rate for tax year 2023 is 7%.
  • The interest rate for tax year 2022 is 5%
  • The interest rate for tax year 2021 is 5%
  • The interest rate for tax year 2020 is 7%
  • The interest rate for tax year 2019 is 7%
  • The interest rate for tax year 2018 is 6%
  • The interest rate for tax year 2017 is 6%


Ohio Revised Code 718.27 requires the interest rate for tax underpayments be the federal short-term rate (rounded to the nearest whole number percent) plus five percent (5%). Interest shall be imposed per annum, on all unpaid income tax, unpaid estimated income tax, and unpaid withholding tax. The rate shall apply for the calendar year next following the July of the year in which the federal short-term rate is determined.

Exempt Taxpayers:  Those taxpayers who are permanently retired, receiving only pension, social security, interest, dividends of other non-taxable income. Beginning tax year 2020, retired or disabled residents will no longer need to fill out the Declaration of Exemption as long as one or more has been completed in previous year(s). If retired or disabled taxpayer receives taxable income, a completed return will be required.

Bill Keltner

Income Tax Administrator 

Notary Public


City of Canal Fulton
Income Tax Department
155 East Market Street, Suite C
Canal Fulton, Ohio 4461


Phone: 330-854-9448
Fax: 330-854-6260


incometax [at]

Important: Please note that all email sent to the City of Canal Fulton is public record. Do not include your social security number or other personal information. 

Please Note: Northwest School (7612) District Tax Is Processed Through the Ohio Department Of Taxation. The Income Tax Is 1%.

“TAXPAYERS’ RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES” means the rights provided to taxpayers in sections 718.11, 718.12, 718.19, 718.23, 718.36, 718.37, 718.38, 5717.011, and 5717.03 of the Ohio Revised Code and any corresponding ordinances of the Municipality; and the responsibilities of taxpayers to file, report, withhold, remit, and pay municipal income tax and otherwise comply with Chapter 718 of the Ohio Revised Code and resolutions, ordinances, and rules adopted by a municipal corporation for the imposition and administration of a municipal income tax.