Tax Information (R.I.T.A.)

The Regional Income Tax Agency (also known as R.I.T.A.) provides services to collect income tax for municipalities in the State of Ohio, including the Village of Johnstown.

The Regional Income Tax Agency provides member communities with high quality, cost effective municipal tax collection and administrative services.

Residents and businesses paying income tax in the Village of Johnstown should contact RITA for all income tax payment and administrative services.

RITA can be contacted locally at:
Regional Income Tax Agency
760 Lakeview Drive Suite 400
Worthington, Ohio 43085
Hours: 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday (No appointment necessary)

Around-the-Clock Phone Self-service & any R.I.T.A. office:
Toll Free   800.860.7482
TDD           440.526.5332
Central Ohio Office
(Upper Arlington)
Toll Free         866.721.7482
Fax                 614.538.0012

RITA is also available online: http://www.ritaohio.com/individual/formsandinstructions.htm
Click here to download income tax forms from the Regional Income Tax Agency.
Click here for details of RITA’s e-FILE and e-PAYMENTS services.

  • A one percent (1%) municipal income tax is imposed upon anyone who earns income in the Village of Johnstown, as well as residents who earn income elsewhere but are not taxed within the district in which they work.
  • An offsetting credit up to one-half percent (0.5%) is available when income tax has been paid to another municipality.
  • Estimated quarterly payments are required when local income tax is not automatically withheld from income.
  • All residents aged 18 years or over must file an income tax return with the Village of Johnstown regardless of whether any tax is due. The deadline for returns each year is April 15.