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New Innkeepers tax form - now required (LINK)

List of Tax Bills NOT DELIVERABLE
by US Post Office in 2018

---> Link to Address Change Form

Treasurer is now collecting Property Taxes
for 2018 PAY 2019

  - Tax rate is not yet known
  - Taxes are not yet certified
  - Yes, you may prepay
  - Fall 2018 late penalties not yet posted to accounts

 

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BILL DETAIL
HISTORY
PAY ON-LINE

 Review complete account details and history. 
Also links to payment site.
- Fall 2018 late penalties not yet added


Pay On-line PAY ON-LINE
eNotice Subscribers 
 
 Go directly to payment site with account balance only
 or log-in to eNotices 
- Fall 2018 late penalties not yet added

 Phone.jpg PAY-BY-PHONE
(877) 690-3729
-Jurisdiction Code:
2416
-Requires 
your Duplicate #
-Automated phone system
 
 
           


For Mortgage/Title Company, Use GovTech
(For account detail & history inquiries please use link above)
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OTHER IMPORTANT INFORAMTION

$10 Fee for all Mobile Home Transfers & Moving Permits - Same day permits require Cash or Money Order payments of ALL delinquent and current year Taxes, Penalties and Fees. 

$1 fee for bill reprints


If your delinquent personal property or mobile taxes have been sent to collections, you MUST pay AFCS (888) 317-2327 directly for any amounts in collections.   

Change of address is handled by the Auditor - see form  - Click Here
or email:



TAX SALE INFORMATION


2019 Tax Sale - Date not Set
  

All redemptions occur at the Auditors Office only. Interest accrues daily.  Be aware that the Treasures website will show payments made by the lien holder and will not reflect the balance due to the Auditor for Redemption

Redemption deadlines for Properties offered at Tax Sale on Oct 16, 2018

  • If Sold at Tax Sale, deadline is Oct 16, 2019 (1 year)
  • If not sold & if county intends to pursue title, deadline is Feb 13, 2019
  • If not sold & available for Certificate Sale, deadline is 120 days from Certificate sale if commissioners choose to hold one

   
Auditor's Office 219-465-3445


Property Taxes Due in 2019
Spring Installment Due - May 10, 2019
Fall Installment Due - November 12, 2019

 All Taxpayers receive a bill mailed out in April, even if you have a mortgage company or escrow service.  You may pay your tax in two installments.  Each tax bill has 3 sections:

  • 1 Summary of your tax bill for your record
  • 1 Coupon for the spring installment
  • 1 Coupon for the fall installment
   
   

   
Sign-up for eNotices (Paperless Billing)
      Why sign up?
  •    eNotices help the environment
  •     You won't need to rely on the US mail, faster access
  •     You have 24/7 on-line access, you cannot misplace your bill
  •     You can link and store all your tax bills under one user name
  •     You can pay multiple accounts with one payment  
  •      Reduces costs to all taxpayers 

For those who choose to receive paper bills, please put your bill in a safe place so that you can find it for the Fall Installment and for your Income Tax Filing next year.

Before you dial, what is your question concerning?
Every year along with your tax bill there is a Comparison Statement (TS-1A) which compares your Assessments, Deductions, Additional Fees, and the Tax Rates from this year to last.  Please review this BEFORE CALLING.  Identify what has changed.  This will direct you to the office that can help you with that change.  This Comparison Statement may not answer all of your questions, but it will most likely direct you to the correct office to call.

How are tax bills calculated? 
Click Here

Incorrect or missing tax payments? Penalties for late payments?
       Treasurer: 219-465-3470 

    
Incorrect or missing exemptions/deductions on your tax bill?
       Auditor: 219-465-3445 

    
Questions about the assessment of your property?
     County Assessor:  219-465-3460
     Portage Assessor: 219-759-822 

Recycling District or Solid Waste Fees
     Solid Waste: 219-465-3694

Storm Water System User Fee
      Planning Commission: 219-465-3530

Functions of the Treasurer's Office: 

  • Mailing and Collection of Property Taxes
  • Annual Tax Sale for unpaid real property
  • Unpaid personal property and mobile home tax certification
  • Surplus Claim forms in excess of $5 
  • Collection of Innkeepers Tax
  • Delinquent Government Employee employer notification
  • Investments for the county
  • Mobile Home transfer/moving permits
  • Liquor License tax clearance forms

The Treasurer serves as Secretary of the County Board of Finance
The Treasurer serves as Treasurer of the Porter County Charitable Foundation.   

The Porter County Treasurer position is limited to two terms in 12 years.


Contact Us
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Michelle Clancy

Porter County Treasurer
Email

Treasurer's Customer Service
Email

155 Indiana Ave.
Suite 209
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Ph: 219-465-3470

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.