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Treasurer

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

The functions of the Treasurer's Office include the following:

  • The Office is responsible for the collection of real property, personal property and mobile home taxes for all units of government within Porter County.
  • The office is required by statute to collect delinquent taxes through the tax sale process.
  • The office is required to enter all personal property and mobile home judgments with the Clerk of the Circuit Court for unpaid personal property and mobile homes.
  • The office receives inheritance tax and is responsible for the remittance to the State of Indiana.
  • The office receives innkeeper's tax collected and remitted by local hotels.
  • The office is required annually to send a tax bill to each property owner annually.
  • The office is required to send notice of surplus tax payments in excess of $5.
  • The office is responsible for honoring requests from mortgage companies for listings of tax obligations for escrow payments.
  • The Treasurer is required to advise taxing units when government employees fail to pay their property taxes.
  • The Treasurer is required to track all bankruptcies filed for Porter County property owners.
  • The Treasurer is responsible for all investments for the county.
  • The Office issues all mobile home transfer/moving permits.
  • The Office issues all tax clearance for liquor licenses.
  • The Treasurer serves as Secretary of the County Board of Finance

The offices of the Assessor, Auditor and Treasurer must work closely together. Taxpayers are encouraged to use information provided by all offices on the county government website.

If you do not find the answers you are seeking or if you feel there is a problem with your tax bill, please feel free to call 219-465-3470 or stop in the Treasurer's Office located at 155 Indiana Avenue, Suite 209 Valparaiso, IN 46383. We will assist you if we can or direct you to the proper office. 


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Michelle Clancy

Porter County Treasurer
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Treasurer's Customer Service
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155 Indiana Ave.
Suite 209
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Ph: 219-465-3470

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