DIVISION OF TAXATION
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE
CITY OF CLEVELAND
CENTRAL COLLECTION AGENCY
May 29, 2016
Employer's Withholding Tax Questions
CCA mails preprinted forms to all registred withholders.
If you do not have a preprinted withholding form click here for substitution.
A withholding remittance can be made with the following information:
Federal Identification Number
Period End Date
Wages reported for the Period
Amount of Tax Due
Breakdown of Tax according to Work City(s)
Mail substitute forms with remittance to:
Central Collection Agency
205 W Saint Clair Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113-1503
Telephone No. (216) 664-2070
Should I report for a period in which I have no payroll? Yes
Should I include employee wages for persons under the age of 18? No
(See specific city ordinance for exemption age)
Is an employer required to withhold local tax on domestic employees? No
Should the employer withhold tax for an employee based on where he works or based on where he lives?
The work city has priority over the residence city. All employers are required to withhold tax when an employee works in a city which has a local tax. Some employers may be required to withhold tax for the city that the employee lives in when the employer performs work in more than one city.
(For more specific information please telephone our office.)
Should I file monthly or quarterly return?
All Employers who withhold city income tax in excess of $200.00 a month or $2,399 in the full calendar year must file monthly.
What are the fees for late filing of withholding tax reports?
Most communities assess a 50% per month penalty and interest as stipulated in the municipalities ordinance for a return received after the due date.
(See specific city ordinance for late fee charges.)
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