Income Tax


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Annual Interest Rate per (HB5)- Salem Ordinance 182.10(A)

  • 2016 Tax Year-   5.0% per annum   .42% per month
  • 2017 Tax Year-   6.0% per annum   .50% per month
  • 2018 Tax Year-   6.0% per annum   .50% per month
  • 2019 Tax Year-   7.0% per annum    .583% per month
  • 2020 tax year- 7.0% per annum .583% per month

History

  • 1/2% income tax enacted in 1960 ($139,857 collected first year).
  • Tax raised to 1% in 1968 ($651,502 collected in 1969).
  • Mandatory tax filing enacted in 1986 ($1,749,006 collected in 1987).
  • 6% Lodging Accommodations Tax (bed tax) enacted in 1994.
  • Mandatory Registration for individuals and businesses, enacted in 2000.
  • Voters approved a tax rate increase to 1.25% beginning January 1, 2016
    • .25% additional for 5 years used exclusively for street paving, curbs, sidewalks, alleys, and parking lots, effective January 1, 2016.
    • November, 2019 Voters approved to continue this .25% additional tax for an additional 5 years – beginning January 1, 2021.

Monthly Income Tax Receipts Report

click here for current report

Current Office Holder

Fred Pamer has served as the Deputy Treasurer / Income Tax Administrator for Salem since 1984.

Income Tax Administrator: Fred K. Pamer, 330-332-4241 ext 225

Clerk: Lori Wilson, 330-332-4241 ext 227