Effective March 14, 2020, RITA suspended all personal tax assistance at the Mentor Municipal Centre. Please contact RITA at www.ritaohio.com for more information or assistance. If you dial a toll-free number, be sure to dial “1” or you will not be able to connect to RITA. Self-service phone options such as payment, refund verification, and quotes are available around the clock, or you can speak to an agent during business hours Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. RITA offices are closed and agents are not available during certain vacations and office closures. Directory of Local Organizations Directory of Local Organizations Head Office10107 Brecksville Road44141 Resident mentors receive a 100% credit for municipal income tax paid to other municipalities, up to a maximum of 2%. Residents who owe taxes other than the withheld tax must make quarterly tax payments and file an annual municipal income tax return. In 2008, Mentor City Council passed an ordinance requiring anyone with earned income to file a municipal income tax return. Those who are exempt from the mandatory deposit must submit an exemption form.
These include seniors who are retired and receive only a pension. You must file an exemption to prove that there is no salary earned; This is a unique submission requirement. Other reasons to file an exemption: You are receiving social benefits, you are in the armed forces or you are under 18 years of age and you are waiting for a refund. ➜ Lake County Mentor Office Phone: (800) 860-7482 ➜ Lake County Mentor Office Fax: (440) 922-3516 ☎ ░ Our website is designed to make your local tax authority more accessible and navigable online. With new forms, tools and communication strategies that simplify and increase transparency, we help individuals, businesses and tax professionals manage local tax obligations in their RITA member community. ➜ Worthington Office Phone: (866) 721-7482 ☎ ➜ Worthington Office Fax: (888) 329-0265 ░. All people earning income in the city, as well as businesses and residents with taxable income, must pay a municipal income tax of 2%. Tax revenues represent more than 66% of the City`s annual operating budget. Income tax is essential to the pursuit of any service to community members. These essential services include: emergency and fire medical assistance, police, road and bridge maintenance, snow and ice removal, building safety inspections, rental unit inspections and many support services.
➜ Cleveland Heights Office Phone: (440) 526-0900 ➜ Cleveland Heights Office Fax: (216) 382-5003 ░ To discuss a tax issue or request assistance with your municipal tax return, call the Regional Income Tax Office (RITA) at 800-860-RITA ☎ (7482). If you have general questions, you can also call Mentor`s finance department on weekdays from 8 a.m. before 5 p.m. at (440) 974-5770; ask for Gina Aliberti.