Tax Information

City Income Tax

Warrensville Heights has a 2.6% income tax, which is collected by and paid to the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA). All residents are required to file a tax return with RITA by April 15th for the previous year. A 50% credit is granted for income tax paid to a community outside of Warrensville Heights to the extent that the taxes paid equal or exceed the taxes calculated as due to Warrensville Heights.

File Warrensville Heights City Tax online

Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA)

Effective January 1, 2021, the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) began collecting municipal income tax for the City of Warrensville Heights. RITA is a non-profit governmental agency established in 1971 under chapter 167 of the Ohio Revised Code and is the largest municipal income tax collection agency in the State of Ohio. The City of Warrensville Heights chose the Regional Income Tax Agency for its ability to offer residents and businesses ePayment, free eFiling capabilities, and its ability to maximize the City’s tax collection efforts. RITA will be responsible for the administration and collection of all income taxes and will serve as an Agent of the City of Warrensville Heights in this capacity.

After January 1, 2021 all City of Warrensville Heights tax payments and tax forms, for current and prior tax years, are to be sent to RITA. We encourage you to utilize RITA’s electronic filing and payment system as it is fast, secure, and simple to use. The system will be available for your use beginning January 23, 2021.

For those wishing to utilize mail, the remittance address for our secured lockbox center is:


P.O. Box 477900

Broadview Hts., OH 44147

Checks or money orders should be payable to the Regional Income Tax Agency or RITA. Please include your Account Number as indicated above on all payments and correspondence.

If you have an existing account with RITA and are already remitting withholding taxes for another RITA municipality, simply add the Warrensville Heights withholding tax payment to the RITA Form 11.

For individual and business forms, plus eFile and ePayment services, visit the RITA website at

If you have any questions regarding your City of Warrensville Heights income tax, please contact RITA’s customer service representatives at 800-860-7482 or you may also contact the City of Warrensville Heights Income Tax Dept. at (216) 587-6500.

Property Taxes

Property taxes are collected by Cuyahoga County. Warrensville Heights residents will pay approximately $2,270 per $100,000 in market value for residential properties for the 2006 tax year (collected in 2007). For business and commercial properties, the rate is approximately $3,410 per $100,000 in market value. For real property information, contact the Cuyahoga County Auditor's office at 216-443-7010.

City of Warrensville Heights Municipal Tax Ordinances

View the tax ordinances online.