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Jstraus7205
Level 1

Rita Tax Ohio

My wife works from home and does not get any city tax withheld from her paychecks. The city we live in taxes at a rate of 1.5 percent and we made those quarterly payments and I was just wondering if we are required to pay that 1.5 percent? Company is based in georgia but she mainly works from home and travels all around ohio. 

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Hal_Al
Level 15

Rita Tax Ohio

Yes, you are required to pay city tax on her net self employment income, since she lives in a RITA city.  You will file a RITA return*, and apply those quarterly payments against any calculated tax. 

 

*To verify that your city is a RITA member, see https://www.ritaohio.com/Municipalities .  If not, a city tax return may be still due, you'll  have to contact the city for forms.  TurboTax can only do RITA & CCA cities. CCA list: http://ccatax.ci.cleveland.oh.us/?p=ccamap

Jstraus7205
Level 1

Rita Tax Ohio

Thank you for your reply! I knew that we should have been paying and she has been telling me her job said she's not required 

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