The Village of Swanton levies a tax of 1.25% (effective January 1, 2018 will increase to 1.5%) on all salaries, wages, commissions and other compensation, earned within the Village
Village residents receive a credit of up to ½ percent for municipal income tax paid to other municipalities. For example, a resident who works in a municipality where the tax is 1.25% or greater owes .75% income tax to the Village
Employers within the Village are required to withhold income tax on employee compensation and remit the tax to the Village either monthly or quarterly, as specified by ordinance.
The Village of Swanton contracts with the Regional Income Tax Authority (R.I.T.A) to collect income tax.