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Council to conclude work on 2016 budgets

  The Porter County Council has conducted second readings on most of the proposed 2016 county budgets, with three more budget sessions scheduled before the Nov. 1 statewide deadline for adoption. 

  • Oct. 22: CEDIT budgets
  • Oct. 26: Budgets including the Animal Shelter, Voter Registration, Election Board, Plan Commission, Highway
  • Oct. 29: Final budget adoption and adoption of 2016 salary ordinance

All meetings are set for 5 p.m. in Room 205 of the County Administration Center. All are open to the public.

State certifies 2016 CEDIT distributions

  The State Budget Agency recently certified the 2016 income tax distributions for counties throughout Indiana. In Porter County, CEDIT revenues are expected to total $23,339,008. This year, CEDIT totaled just under $22.7 million.

  One-half of the revenues are distributed to the county and municipalities, as shown in the following table.

  2015   2016
 County government  $4,722,841  $4,863,057
 Valparaiso  $2,188,090  $2,253,052
 Portage   $2,539,647   $2,615,046
 Chesterton  $901,165  $927,920
 Beverly Shores  $42,272  $43,527
 Burns Harbor  $79,717  $82,084
 Dune Acres  $12,552  $12,923
 Hebron  $256,806  $264,430
 Kouts  $129,575  $133,422
 Ogden Dunes  $76,545  $78,818
 Pines  $48,823  $50,273
 Porter  $335,006  $344,952
                                                                             Source: DLGF

Did You Know?

  Indiana now offers a Heritage Barn tax deduction, which grants a 100% deduction from the assessed value of qualifying barns. The barns must have been constructed before 1950 and must no longer be used in the operation of an agricultural enterprise. To learn more about Indiana's tax deductions, see the "Property Tax" link to the left.

Upcoming Events

Oct. 16: Sheriff Sale. For the legal notice, click here
Oct. 27: Tax Sale. For the legal notice, click here
Nov. 10: Second installment of property taxes due.

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Vicki Urbanik
Porter County Auditor

155 Indiana Avenue
Suite 204
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Ph: 219-465-3445
Fx: 219-465-3806

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