(a)   In accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the Administrator, each employer within or doing business within the City shall deduct, at the time of the payment of a salary, wage, commission or other compensation, the tax of three percent, effective January 1, 2005, per year of the gross salary, wage, commission or other compensation due by the employer to the employee, and shall, on or before the last day of the month following the close of each calendar quarter, make a return and pay to the Administrator the amount of taxes so deducted, subject to divisions (c), (d) and (e) of this section. Such return shall be on a form or forms prescribed by or acceptable to the Administrator and shall be subject to the rules and regulations prescribed therefor by the Administrator. Such employer shall be liable for the payment of the tax required to be deducted and withheld, whether or not such tax has in fact been withheld. The officer or employee having control or supervision or who is charged with the responsibility of filing the return, including the power of making the payment, shall be personally liable for the failure to file the return and pay the tax due as required herein. The dissolution, bankruptcy or reorganization of any such employer does not discharge an officer's or employee's liability, for a prior failure of such business, to file a return and pay taxes due.  An employee is not relieved from liability for a tax by the failure of the employer to withhold the tax as required by a municipal corporation or by the employer's exemption from the requirement to withhold the tax.
   (b)   Such employer, in collecting such tax, shall be deemed to hold the same, until payment is made by such employer to the City, as a trustee for the benefit of the City, and any such tax collected by such employer from his or her employees, shall, until the same is paid to the City, be deemed a trust fund in the hands of such employer.
   (c)   Such employer who deducts the tax in an amount of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) or more in the first or second month of a calendar quarter shall, on or before the twentieth day of the following month, pay to the Administrator the amount of taxes so deducted.
   (d)   Such employer who makes such payments on a monthly basis for the first two months of a calendar quarter shall pay such tax deducted for the third month of a calendar quarter at the regular time for filing the employer's quarterly return of income tax withheld.
   (e)   Such payments shall be on a form or forms furnished by or obtainable upon request from the Administrator, setting forth the amount of tax deducted for the month.
   (f)   No person shall be required to withhold the tax on wages or other compensation paid domestic servants employed by him or her exclusively in or about such person's residence, even though such residence is in the City, but such employee shall be subject to all of the requirements of this chapter.
(Ord. 1985-5. Passed 3-11-85; Ord. 2001-13. Passed 4-9-01; Ord. 2004-36. Passed 12-13-04.)