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Village of Malvern

PO Box 384, Malvern, OH 44644, US

(330) 863-1316




Taxes are due april 17

Tax Rules

Village Residents

The Village of Malvern Tax Ordinance requires that all Malvern residents (18 years or older) must file, whether or not their municipal income tax has been fully withheld by their employers. 

The Village Tax Rate is 1%

Non Residents Working in the Village

 All non-residents with income earned within Malvern or with income taxable to the Village of Malvern that is not fully withheld by an employer are required to file a Malvern Income Tax Return 

Businesses within the Village

 All non-residents engaged in a business within the Village of Malvern which has sales, services performed or rental property must file a tax return whether or not tax is due.  All entities operating a business within or doing business within the Village of Malvern must file an annual Malvern income tax return on net profits/losses. 

Withholding for Businesses

Employers must remit monthly if withholding in the previous calendar year exceeded $2,399 OR if the amount required to be withheld during any month of the previous calendar quarter exceeded $200. 

Estimated Payments

Estimated payments are required for businesses and individuals expecting to owe $200 or more in non-withheld tax. Estimated tax payment due dates: April 15, June 15, September 15, and December 15. See ORC section 718.08 

House Bill 5 Rules

Pursuant to the passage of Amended Substitute House Bill 5 in December 2014, new municipal income tax guidelines mandated by the State of Ohio have been established effective with Tax Years beginning January 1,2016 and after. 

Legislation can be found at

Additional Information

When to File

File as early as possible, but no later than April 17. If you were retired or unemployed for the entire tax year, you must supply this information to the tax office by April 17. 


An extension with the Village of Malvern is conditionally approved as long as a copy of the Federal extension is sent or faxed to the tax office by April 17 or you have completed a city extension form available at the tax office by April 17.  

Estimated Payments are still Due on April 17.

Interest and Penalties

Late-filing penalty – A penalty of $25.00 shall be imposed for filing a return after April 17 without an extension being on file.  This penalty applies regardless of the liability on the return.  Late filing penalty shall not exceed $150 for each failure to timely file.  

The interest rate to be applied each calendar year is the federal short-term rate, rounded to the nearest whole number percent.  The 2018 Annual Interest Rate is 6%

Tenant Registration form are due annually by july 1st

Income Tax Ordinances

Income Tax Effective 2011 (pdf)


Income Tax Revised and Effective 2014 (pdf)


Income Tax Revised and Effective 2016 (pdf)


RITA Transition

The Village utilizes the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) for Income Tax Collections.  The transition took effect  July 1, 2018.  Please visit their website below for payment information.