Income Tax Department

Income Tax Department

Schedule appointments below. 



8 AM TO 4 PM

LUNCH is 11:30 AM to NOON



Did you know?

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 18,2023.

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

Registration closed for eFile. Must have filed a return in previous years to use eFile. If unable to efile, send in paper return or schedule an appointment to have the return done.

eFile available here!   Click this link to begin.

Extensions may be filed using the eFile website.

eFile Quarterly Payments can be made at eFile website! Standard convenience fee will be applied. 


Schedule appointments below.

Choose from in-person or video appointment. 


Videos calls will be done on Google Duo!


Video tax assistance via Google Duo

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

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

  1. The Google Duo app installed and active on your phone or access 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:

The City of Canal Fulton Income Tax Department uses your Federal Employer Identification Number as your account number. Please complete and submit the Business Registration by mail (155 Market St E, Suite C, Canal Fulton, OH 44614), fax (330-854-6260) or email ( 


Tax rate 2019 and previous years is 1.5% with a 50% credit up to 1.5% of taxes paid to another city. 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 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%.
The interest rate for tax year 2016 is 5%.


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


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


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. 


“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.