Finance Department

200 South Hamilton
Gahanna, OH 43230

(614) 342-4060

Hours of Operation
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Income Tax

Class Action Lawsuit Information

For questions regarding the pending class action, LaBorde v. Gahanna, and corresponding Class Notice, please click the following link: 

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Understanding Your Taxes

Gahanna’s primary source of General Fund revenue is our local income tax. It makes up two-thirds of total General Fund revenue. Gahanna’s income tax rate is 1.5%, with an 83.33% credit for the first 1.5% in taxes residents pay to another municipality.


Real Estate Taxes

Real Estate taxes are based on the tax rate where the property is located and the taxable value of your property as determined by the County Auditor ( The total tax rate in Gahanna tax district 025 (Gahanna Jefferson Schools & Mifflin Township) is 82.42 mills per $1,000 in Assessed Value.

Processing Your Taxes

The Regional Income Tax Authority (RITA) manages the City's income tax collection. The links below are intended to assist taxpayers with finding information and forms related to the municipal income tax. Further questions should be directed to RITA at 866-721-7482. The remittance address for RITA's secured lockbox center is: RITA, P.O. Box 477900, Broadview Heights, OH 44147-7900.

Local RITA office information:

Worthington Office
Regional Income Tax Agency
760 Lakeview Plaza Blvd, Suite 400
Worthington, Ohio 43085

Telephone:  1.866.721.7482
Fax:  888.329.0265

Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Income Tax Forms

RITA Individual Tax Forms
This will take you to the RITA individual tax forms website. This website includes income tax return, instruction, exemption and other forms.

RITA Business Tax Forms
This will take you to the RITA business tax forms website. This website includes income tax withholding, instruction, reconciliation and other forms.

Gahanna Tax Ordinance
Effective January 6, 2015