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(a) The provisions of this Chapter shall not be construed as levying a tax upon the following:
(1) Proceeds from welfare benefits, unemployment insurance benefits, social security benefits, and qualified retirement plans as defined by the Internal Revenue Service.
(2) Proceeds of insurance, annuities, Workers' Compensation insurance, permanent disability benefits, compensation for damages for personal injury and like reimbursements, not including damages for loss of profits and wages.
(3) Dues, contributions and similar payments received by charitable, religious, educational organizations, or labor unions, trade or professional associations, lodges and similar organizations.
(4) Gains from involuntary conversion, cancellation of indebtedness, interest on Federal obligations and income of a decedent's estate during the period of administration (except such income from the operation of a business).
(5) Alimony paid or received.
(6) Compensation for damage to property by way of insurance or otherwise.
(7) Interest and dividends from intangible property.
(8) Military pay or allowances of members of the Armed Forces of the United States and of members of their reserve components, including the Ohio National Guard (ORC 718.01 ).
(9) Income of any charitable, educational, fraternal or other type of nonprofit association or organization enumerated in Ohio R.C. 718.01 to the extent that such income is derived from tax-exempt real estate, tax-exempt tangible or intangible property or tax-exempt activities.
(10) Any association or organization falling in the category listed in the preceding paragraph receiving income from non-exempt real estate, tangible or intangible personal property, or business activities of a type ordinarily conducted for profit by taxpayers operating for profit shall not be excluded hereunder.
(11) In the event any association or organization receives taxable income as provided in the preceding paragraph from real or personal property ownership or income producing business located both within and without the corporate limits of the Municipality, it shall calculate its income apportioned to the Municipality under the method or methods provided above.
(12) If exempt for federal income tax purposes, fellowship and scholarship grants are excluded from Municipal income tax.
(13) The rental value of a home furnished to a minister of the gospel as part of his compensation, or the rental allowance paid to a minister of the gospel as part of his compensation, to the extent used by him to rent or provide a home pursuant to Section 107 of the Internal Revenue Code.
(14) Compensation paid under Section 3501.28 or 3501.36 of the Ohio Revised Code to a person serving as a' precinct official, to the extent that such compensation does not exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) annually. Such compensation in excess of one thousand dollars ($1,000) may be subject to taxation. The payer of such compensation is not required to withhold Municipal tax from that compensation.
(15) Compensation paid to an employee of a transit authority, regional transit authority, or a regional transit commission created under Chapter 306 of the Ohio Revised Code for operating a transit bus or other motor vehicle for the authority or commission in or through the Municipality, unless the bus or vehicle is operated on a regularly scheduled route, the operator is subject to such tax by reason of residence or domicile in the municipality, or the headquarters of the authority or commission is located within the Municipality.
(16) Personal earnings of any natural person under eighteen years or age.
(17) Mentally retarded and developmentally disabled employees earning less than the minimum hours wage while employed at government sponsored sheltered workshops shall be exempt from the levy of the tax provided herein with approval of the Tax Administrator.
(18) The Municipality shall not tax the compensation paid to a nonresident individual for personal services performed by the individual in the Municipality on twelve (12) or fewer days in a calendar year unless one of the following applies:
A. The individual is an employee of another person, the principal place of business of the individual's employer is located in another municipality in Ohio that imposes a tax applying to compensation paid to the individual for services paid on those days; and the individual is not liable to that other municipality for tax on the compensation paid for such services.
B. The individual is a professional entertainer or professional athlete, the promoter of a professional entertainment or sports event, or an employee of such promoter, all as may be reasonably defined by the Municipality.
(19) The income of a public utility, when that public utility is subject to the tax levied under Section 5727.24 or 5727.30 of the Ohio Revised Code, except a municipal corporation may tax the following, subject to Chapter 5745 of the Ohio Revised Code:
A. The income of an electric company or combined company;
B. The income of a telephone company.
• As used in subsection (a)(19) hereof, "combined company", "electric company" , and "telephone company" have the same meaning as in Section 5727.01 of the Ohio Revised Code.
(20) An S corporation shareholder's distributive share of net profits of the S corporation, other than any part of the distributive share of net profits that represents wages as defined in Section 3121 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code or net earnings from self-employment as defined in Section 1402(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, to the extent such distributive share would not be allocated or apportioned to this State under Division (8)(1) and (2) of Section 5733.05 of the Ohio Revised Code if the S corporation were a corporation subject to the taxes imposed under Chapter 5733 of the Ohio Revised Code.
(21) Generally, the above noted items in this section are the only forms of income not subject to the tax. Any other income, benefits, or other forms of compensation shall be taxable.
(22) Income, salaries, wages, commissions and other compensations and net profits, the taxation of which is prohibited by the Constitution of the State of Ohio or any act of the Ohio general assembly limiting the power of a municipality to impose net income taxes.
(23) Income, salaries, wages, commissions and other compensation and net profits, the taxation of which is prohibited by the United States Constitution or any act of Congress limiting the power of the states or their political subdivisions to impose net income taxes on income derived from interstate commerce. (Ord. 60-2012. Passed 11-19-12.)