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SUMMIT COUNTY FISCAL OFFICE OPEN TO TAXPAYERS, DESPITE DOWNTOWN CONSTRUCTION

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Contact: Sarah Hegnauer

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(330) 643-8472

Akron, Ohio, February 13, 2020 – The Summit County Fiscal Office’s main branch, located in the Ohio Building at 175 S. Main St. in Akron, is open to taxpayers despite the downtown construction. Payments for first half 2019 real estate tax bills can be made in-person at the Treasurer Division (3rd floor) during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

As part of the Main Street Corridor Construction Project, the Ohio Building is undergoing extensive work on its underground vaults. The sidewalk along Main St. will have limited access as the demolition and construction continues through February; however, the Main St. entrance to the Ohio Building will remain open for the duration of the work. An alternative entrance is also available through the Summit County Parking Deck, 200 S. High St., Akron.

First half 2019 real estate taxes are due on Friday, February 21, 2020. Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE offers several convenient ways to make payment, including online, in-person, by mail, by phone, at participating banks, and at MoneyGram locations. For more information visit https://FiscalOffice.summitoh.net

Taxpayers who have questions about accessibility or their tax bill may contact the Treasurer Division’s Customer Service Department at 330-643-2588 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

FIRST HALF 2019 REAL ESTATE TAX BILLS DUE FEBRUARY 21st

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Akron, Ohio, February 11, 2020 – Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE would like to remind property owners that first half 2019 real estate taxes are due on Friday, February 21, 2020, with the exception of military personnel. Property taxes are deferred for military reservists who are on active duty. Applications can be obtained by calling 330-643-2641 or visiting our website at https://FiscalOffice.summitoh.net

There are several convenient ways for taxpayers to make payment:

  1. In person: Payments can be made in-person at the Summit County Fiscal Office, Treasurers Division, 3rd floor of the Ohio Building, 175 S. Main St., Akron 44308. Our office hours are 7:30am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday.
  2. By mail: Mailed payments must be U.S. postmarked by February 21, 2020 to avoid the statutory 10% penalty for late payment. A private meter is not valid for establishing the date of payment.
  3. At banks that participate in the Regional Tax Collection System: A list of participating banks is included on your tax bill.
  4. Online or by phone: Tax bills can be paid online or by phone through a secure payment service provided by Official Payments Corporation. Taxpayers will need their parcel number on-hand. A nominal service fee will be charged by Official Payments Corporation. To pay taxes online or by phone, go to https://fiscaloffice.summitoh.net/index.php/on-line-tax-payments.
  5. At a MoneyGram location: In person cash payments can be made through MoneyGram, a payment service offered at 35,000 locations nationwide. MoneyGram provides guaranteed same-day transactions. A nominal service fee will be charged by Official Payments Corporation. To locate a MoneyGram center, visit www.OfficialPayments.com/locate or call 1-800-MoneyGram.

The Tax Installment Program (TIP) will be available again this year. Homeowners who pay their real estate taxes directly to the Fiscal Office, but cannot pay the full first half amount due, can avoid late payment penalties by enrolling in the TIP. To be eligible, all taxes and assessments must be current. The deadline to sign up is Friday, February 21, 2020, also the last day to pay first half 2019 real estate taxes. Call 330-643-2869 for more information.

The Fiscal Office continues to offer various plans to assist in the payment of delinquent taxes. Any taxpayer who is delinquent should call 330-643-2600.

We remind taxpayers that Ohio law states it is their responsibility to obtain and pay their tax bill on time. To get a copy of your tax bill, please call 330-643-2588 or use our toll-free number at 1-888-388-5613. Tax bills can also be downloaded from our website at https://FiscalOffice.summitoh.net. Click on the “Property” box in the top menu, search for your property and then click on the link in the left side menu titled “Tax Bill (PDF)”.

   

FIRST HALF 2019 REAL ESTATE TAX BILLS IN THE MAIL, DUE FEBRUARY 21, 2020

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Akron, Ohio, January 17, 2020 – Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE has announced that first half 2019 real estate tax bills will be mailed beginning Friday, January 17, 2020. The closing date for payment will be Friday, February 21, 2020, with the exception of military personnel. Property taxes are deferred for military reservists who are on active duty. Applications can be obtained by calling 330-643-2641 or visiting our website at http://fiscaloffice.summitoh.net.
     

FRAUD ALERT: FISCAL OFFICER SCALISE WARNS OF DOG LICENSING SCAM

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Akron, Ohio, December 11, 2019 – Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE warns dog owners about a potential dog licensing scam. The website ohdog-license.com is fraudulently selling dog tags online and claims to be an intermediate between users and the State of Ohio. Consumers are advised to purchase their county dog tag directly from the Summit County Fiscal Office, online at the Fiscal Office’s website https://FiscalOffice.summitoh.net, or at one of the following community locations:

     

STATE OF OHIO TO INCREASE RECORDING FEES

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Akron, Ohio, September 13, 2019 – Effective October 17, 2019, statewide recording fees for most documents will increase by $6.00 due to the enactment of HB 166 state budget legislation. The new recording fee for the first two pages will be $34.00 (previously $28.00). Each additional page remains the same as current law at $8.00. Half of all recording fees collected are required to be submitted to the state to the credit of the Ohio Housing Trust Fund.
 

REAL ESTATE TAX RELIEF AVAILABLE TO VICTIMS OF RECENT STORM

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Akron, Ohio, August 19, 2019 – Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE has announced that real estate tax relief will be available to residents who have sustained damage to their property in the wake of the recent storm. The Fiscal Office is taking the necessary steps to provide property owners the ability to file an Application for Valuation Deduction for Destroyed or Damaged Property (Form DTE 26), pursuant to Ohio Revised Code §319.38.
   

REAL ESTATE TAX RELIEF AVAILABLE TO VICTIMS OF RECENT STORM

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Akron, Ohio, June 18, 2019 – Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE has announced that real estate tax relief will be available to residents who have sustained damage to their property in the wake of the recent storm. The Fiscal Office is taking the necessary steps to provide property owners the ability to file an Application for Valuation Deduction for Destroyed or Damaged Property (Form DTE 26), pursuant to Ohio Revised Code §319.38.
 

SECOND HALF 2018 REAL ESTATE TAX BILLS IN THE MAIL, DUE ON JULY 19

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Akron, Ohio, June 11, 2019 – Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE has announced that second half 2018 real estate tax bills are in the mail. The closing date for payment is Friday, July 19, 2019, with the exception of military personnel. Real estate taxes are deferred for military reservists who are on active duty. Applications can be obtained by calling 330-643-8088 or visiting our website at http://fiscaloffice.summitoh.net
 

REAL ESTATE TAX RELIEF AVAILABLE TO VICTIMS OF RECENT STORM

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Akron, Ohio, April 15, 2019 – Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE has announced that real estate tax relief will be available to residents who have sustained damage to their property in the wake of the recent storm. The Fiscal Office is taking the necessary steps to provide property owners the ability to file an Application for Valuation Deduction for Destroyed or Damaged Property (Form DTE 26), pursuant to Ohio Revised Code §319.38.
   

FREE HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS WHO ARE BEHIND ON PROPERTY TAXES, DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAX CLINIC ON MARCH 21

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Akron, Ohio, March 6, 2019 – Free help will be available to Summit County homeowners who have fallen behind on the payment of property taxes during a Delinquent Property Tax Clinic on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the OhioMeansJobs Center, 1040 E. Tallmadge Ave., Akron, Ohio 44310. The clinic will be hosted by Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE, HFLA of Northeast Ohio, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro’s Department of Job and Family Services, Fair Housing Contact Service, Inc., Akron Financial Empowerment Center, Mustard Seed Development Center, and Community Legal Aid.
 

REAL ESTATE TAX RELIEF AVAILABLE TO VICTIMS OF RECENT STORM

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Akron, Ohio, February 25, 2019 – Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE has announced that real estate tax relief will be available to residents who have sustained damage to their property in the wake of the recent storm. The Fiscal Office is taking the necessary steps to provide property owners the ability to file an Application for Valuation Deduction for Destroyed or Damaged Property (Form DTE 26), pursuant to Ohio Revised Code §319.38.
   

FISCAL OFFICER TO OFFER PROPERTY TAX DEFERRAL FOR FEDERAL WORKERS FURLOUGHED BY THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

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Akron, Ohio, January 23, 2019 – Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE has announced that she will offer federal workers affected by the government shutdown an extension to pay their first half 2018 real estate tax bill. Furloughed federal workers can request deferral of property taxes until they return to work. The request must be made by the closing date of payment for first half tax collection on February 15, 2019.
 
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Community Relations

COMMUNITY RELATIONS
330-643-8472

Monday thru Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

OFFICE LOCATION
Ohio Building
Community Relations
175 S. Main St., 4th Floor
Akron, OH 44308