Duties of the County Assessor - Overseas the general reassessment process. - Serves as secretary of the County Property Tax Assessment Board of Appeals. -Insures countrywide uniform property tax equalization -Acts as the Inheritance Tax Appraiser and represents the Inheritance Tax Division. -Discovers and identifies omitted property. -Reviews sales disclosures for validity of selling price. -Recommends the selection of assessment software and computer systems to the County Executive. -Applications for property Tax exemptions (Form 136) are filed in the county assessor office.
Primary Function The Primary Function of our office is to assess the value of real and personal property. Property taxes in Indiana are collected by the local county treasurers, based on assessments that are provided by the county assessors. These assessments are based on the guidelines and regulations set forth by the state legislators and adopted by the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance.