Income & Property Taxes

Income Taxes

The current income tax rate for City of Avon residents is 1.75%. Residents working outside the City of Avon receive a tax credit of 1.50%. The .25% rate paid by all residents is used exclusively for safety forces in the city.

The City uses the Regional Income Tax Agency (R.I.T.A.) for tax collection and administration. R.I.T.A. has help available for residents.

If you have recently received a non-filing letter from RITA, you may e-file returns at: Regional Income Tax Agency , or you may mail returns to: 

Attention: Compliance Department 198

Regional Income Tax Agency

PO BOX 470538

Broadview Heights, OH 44147-0538

Or Fax to: 440-922-3510

Property Taxes

The current property tax rate for Avon residents is 86.832 mills. The current effective tax rate is 64.313 mills. A mill is equal to one tenth of one percent. The property tax calculation for a residential value of $100,000 is a follows:

  • $100,000 X 35% = $35,000 (Assessed value)
  • $35,000 X .064313 = $2,250.93 (Tax before credits)
  • After the state Non-business credit and the Owner Occupancy credit, the amount of property tax is $2005.82

City of Avon residents

Where our property taxes go:


                                                      % of Total       Mills       

Lorain County                              17.4%               15.082
Avon Schools                               68.7%               59.650
Joint Vocational School                  2.8%                2.450
County Health District                     0.6%                  .500
City of Avon                                   10.5%                9.150        
                                                      100.0%             86.832Graph - 2020 property tax collections For further information, visit the Lorain County Auditor website.

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