If you have questions, please contact RITA (Regional Income Tax Agency) at 1.800.860.7482 or visit www.ritaohio.com.
Regional Income Tax Agency
The Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) administers the City’s income tax collections. For questions about income taxes contact RITA at 800.860.7482. To file online, visit RITA's website.
The City of Sandusky's income tax rate is 1.25%.
If you are looking for information about property taxes for Erie County, they are administered through the Erie County Auditor's Office; or via telephone: 419.627.7746.
The City of Sandusky collects an 8% Parking Occupancy Tax (effective January 1, 2022). The Parking Tax is due on the 20th of each month for the previous month tax collection.
Parking Tax Return Form
Ordinance No. 21-174 – Parking Tax
For questions about the collection of the Parking Tax, call 419.627.5776.
The City of Sandusky collects an 8% Admissions Tax (effective January 1, 2022). The Admissions Tax is due on the 20th of each month for the previous month tax collection.
Admissions Tax Return Form
Ordinance No. 21-175 – Admissions Tax
For questions about the collection of the Admissions Tax, call 419.627.5776.
Transient Rental Tax
For your convenience, the City of Sandusky has partnered with Erie County to collect the City of Sandusky’s transient rental tax in conjunction with Erie County’s lodging tax which will allow the City’s transient rental owners to file one (1) online tax form and make payment for both the City and County lodging / transient occupancy taxes due.
PROPERTY OWNERS NEED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING:
- Register with the City of Sandusky
- Register with Erie County
- Submit monthly online tax returns through Erie County’s payment portal.
At the time the return is filed, the full amount of the tax collected shall be remitted. There is NO cost for registration with Erie County. Additional information is available at the Erie County Auditor’s Website or you may call their office at 419.627.7743.