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Auditor's Office
Duties of the County Auditor's Office
The county auditor maintains the official financial ledger of the county, including:
  • Appropriations
  • Claims payment
  • Receipts
  • Reimbursements

The auditor assures the accuracy of the county’s financial and operating data, as well as compliance with federal, state, and county laws, ordinances, and statutes. The county auditor also administers county personnel payroll.

Additional Responsibilities
Other duties include:
  • Calculates and distributes tax revenue to taxing units in the county
  • Certify property ownership
  • Compile the budget which is submitted for County Council approval, including advertising the proposed and approved rates
  • Maintain exemptions and deductions
  • Prepare and delivers to the Auditor of State and County Treasurer a certified copy of the property, assessments, taxes, deductions, and exemptions for taxes payable in the current year
  • Record the official minutes, contracts, bonds, and indebtedness for the County Council and commissioners
  • Transfer all property deeds

We provide the above services through our office located at:
County Administration Building
155 Indiana Ave.
Suite 204
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Contact Us
Robert Wichlinski

Robert J. Wichlinski

County Auditor

155 Indiana Ave.
Suite 204
Valparaiso, IN 46383

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

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