Regional Income Tax Agency (R.I.T.A.)
The City's income tax rate is the lowest in the area at 1.5%. The City levies an income tax on the earned income of all residents, the net profits of all businesses located in the City, and the wages of all individuals working here. Residents who anticipate an annual income tax liability of $50 or more after withholding are required to make quarterly estimated payments. Estimated payments are due by April 30, July 31, October 31, and January 1, following the end of the tax year.
The Regional Income Tax Agency (R.I.T.A.) collects the tax for the City. Details about the City's tax code can be accessed online on the R.I.T.A. website by entering Mayfield Heights in the Search bar and then clicking Mayfield Heights. Forms and rates for all R.I.T.A. member municipalities are also available.
Cuyahoga County Fiscal Office - Property Tax
Property tax is administered and collected by Cuyahoga County. The estimated property taxes due in 2023 can be calculated by multiplying the market value of the residential property by 2.47%. For example, a home valued at $100,000 would pay approximately $2,470 annually. To obtain information on the assessed valuation of your property, how to pay your taxes, and answers to any other property tax questions, contact the Cuyahoga County Fiscal Office.
Property taxes paid by a Mayfield Heights homeowner are distributed as follows:
The County Fiscal Officer and Treasurer are responsible for determining the property value, maintaining all property records, billing, and collecting property taxes for all governments in the County. Property taxes are billed by the County semi-annually and are generally due in January and July each year.
Admissions Tax-The City levies a 5% admissions tax upon every person who pays an admissions charge. An admissions charge may include a charge for season tickets or subscriptions, a cover charge, or a charge for using seats or tables. Additional information can be found in the City's Codified Ordinances Chapter 791.
Motor Vehicle Tax- A $5 annual tax per motor vehicle is registered in the City. The tax is collected as part of the annual vehicle registration at the State of Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles—the revenues from this tax help fund road maintenance in the City.
Transient Guest Tax- There is a 3% tax levied on the amount paid for lodging in a hotel in the City by a person considered a transient guest in that hotel. Additional information can be found in the City's Codified Ordinances Chapter 795