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Taxes & Licenses


All persons owning property within the city limits of Oakwood are subject to pay an Ad Valorem Tax each year. The millage rate is set by the elected officials. The 2023 Property tax bills are available and is due November 15, 2023. The  millage rate for 2023 is 4.174 and taxes are based on 40% of the assessed value.


Payments for 2023 property taxes by credit card can be made via our online payment portal This is available for property taxes and a processing or convenience fee of 3.53% is also charged. Please have your tax bill and credit card readily available before accessing the portal. You may register an account OR do the "Try QuickPay".  The "Try QuickPay" lets you search by putting in the address of your property OR your map parcel number (ID). The map parcel number MUST have exactly the appropriate number of digits. If you register an account, you will have to create a profile that you can sign in and view your account(s).

If you are paying with a check, you may look it up online using the "Try QuickPay" and then mail the payment in or drop it off at City Hall. To see the details, click on the line itself and NOT "Pay Now".

Click here for Property Tax Payment Portal & Search



All businesses in the city limits of Oakwood are required to have a business license. Businesses that sell and serve beer, wine, distilled spirits and/or alcoholic beverages are required to obtain a City of Oakwood alcohol license. City of Oakwood staff will assist you in making sure that your business complies with all applicable city ordinances.

NEW: You can now renew your business license ONLINE!  You must have your business physical address and account number to renew online. Please call City Hall to get your account # if you don't have it. Follow the "Help" guide to create a account here.  

Click here to renew. Renewals are due by January 1st of every year to avoid penalty.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING ALCOHOL LICENSE RENEWALS: Please send/bring completed application to City Hall by November 15, 2023 and make sure all fees and City Ad Valorem Taxes are paid at the  time the application is submitted. Not meeting these requirements will result in lapse of your license  and the next possible time for Council renewal consideration will be at the City Council's regularly schedule meeting in January.



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  • New Business Guide
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  • Business License Application
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  • Business License Renewal Application
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  • Distilled Spirits/Beer/Wine Renewal Application 
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  • Distilled Spirits/Beer/Wine New Application
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  • Peddler Application
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  • Consumption Licensee's Business Volume Report for Malt Beverages, Beer & Wine
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  • Hotel Motel Excise Tax Reporting Form
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  • Credit Card Authorization Form
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  • Fee Schedule 2023
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  • Fee Schedule 2024
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