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Finance Department

The Finance Department manages the City's financial resources and is responsible for the financial affairs of the City including the accounting, budgeting, purchasing, taxation, debt, and treasury functions. The department accomplishes these functions with a commitment to accuracy, innovation and excellent customer service. The Finance Department also issues invitations to bid on the provision of goods and services to the City and maintains an updated list of current invitations to bid and requests for proposals.

Shaker Heights has a long tradition of prudent fiscal management that includes timely and accurate financial reporting. The department has been recognized since 1996 by the Government Finance Officers Association for achieving the highest standards in government accounting and financial reporting and has received the Auditor of State Award with Distinction for its most recent annual financial audit report.

View the following financial and budget reports:

2018 Documents
2018 Proposed Operating Budget
2018 Budget Presentation, Part 1
2018 Budget Presentation, Part 2
2018 Capital Budget
2018 Capital Budget Presentation

Prior Year Documents
Transfer Station Agreed Upon Procedures 
2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
2017 Capital Budget

2017 Proposed Operating Budget
2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
Mayor's Financial Task Force Report 8/29/16
2016 Operating Budget Ordinance
2016 Capital Budget

Municipal Income Tax
Shaker Heights has a municipal income tax which is collected and administered on behalf of the City by the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA). All residents and businesses are required to file a tax return with RITA by April 15 for the previous year. The RITA website includes forms for payment of city income tax and filing tax returns online for individuals and businesses. Forms and information regarding income tax can be requested directly from the RITA at 440-526-0900.

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3400 Lee Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44120-3493
Office hours: Monday-Friday
8:30 AM-5 PM

Monday, January 21, 2019


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