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Published: Wednesday, 4/16/2014

Regional taxing agency extends filing deadline for Ohio local taxes after system overwhelmed

ASSOCIATED PRESS

BRECKSVILLE, Ohio — An agency that coordinates the filing of municipal taxes around Ohio has extended the deadline to file until Monday after unprecedented demand.

The Regional Income Tax Agency in Brecksville in northeast Ohio said its website and phone system have been overwhelmed with hits and calls from last-minute filers.

The Northeast Ohio Media Group reported Tuesday that several suburban Cleveland leaders expressed concern with the problems and said extending the deadline was the right thing to do.

The tax agency said it experienced an “unprecedented demand” for online services, including the electronic filing of municipal income taxes in dozens of communities across Ohio.

Steven Presley, treasurer of the tax agency’s board, says the problem is so many people waited until the last minute to file.



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