Local Taxes

The West Central Ohio Industrial Center provides you with all the advantages of Ohio’s tax reform plus Wapakoneta and Auglaize County have some of the lowest tax rates in the U.S.  That’s one more reason why your company can succeed in Ohio.

Total Tax rates for business operations in the City of Wapakoneta, Ohio

Sales and Use Tax - 7.0% (state and county)

Sales and Use Tax – 7.0% (state and county)

Income Tax – 2.25% (1.5% city and .75% school district)

Real Estate Tax - $44.90 per $1000 of tax value with 35% assessment (combined city, county, school & township)

Personal Property Tax – None

County Taxes

Sales and Use Tax: 1.5% on taxable purchases
Personal Income Tax: None

Personal Property Tax:  None

 City of Wapakoneta Taxes

City Sales Tax: None
City Income Tax: 1.0% for residents and individuals working in Wapakoneta

Wapakoneta City School District Taxes

Personal Income Tax: 0.75% (applies to school district residents only)
Personal Property Tax - None

Township Tax Rate

Personal Income Tax: None

Personal Property Tax -None



Being Beyond Shovel Ready Saves Your Company Time & Money!

The phrase “Shovel Ready” is a widely used term in economic development circles. While it might have many different definitions, here’s what makes our location Beyond Shovel Ready:


Available Acres

Price per Acre

Highway Access

Rail Access






Natural Gas



Sanitary Sewer

Up to 200 Acres


I-75 @ US 33


350,000 within 50 mi.

All on Site


Fiber on Site

69KV Substation on Site

4" Lines on Site

10" - 15" Lines on Site

Max. Incentives Avail.

10" & 12" Lines on Site