- BUSINESS & COMMUNITY
The Finance Department functions under the direction of Director, Heber W. Howard. Mr. Howard has been employed for the past eight years as the Senior Accountant with The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System and The Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund. Prior to the Senior Accountant roles, he served as a Controller for several organizations in Columbus, Ohio.
The Finance Department is responsible for the fiscal administration of the Village of Johnstown. The Finance Department’s mission is to uphold the financial stability of the Village of Johnstown. The Village is audited semi-annually in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code, by the Auditor of the State of Ohio, to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting practices.
The Village of Johnstown Finance Department:
The Village’s income tax rate is 1.00% on all earned income. In addition, the Village’s income tax credit is 0.50% for those residents who work outside Village limits where income tax is withheld. The Village of Johnstown’s collection agency for income tax is the Regional Income Tax Agency, also known as R.I.T.A.