Tax Information & Payments During COVID-19 Closure

Employees of the Porter County Treasurer’s Office will continue to be available answer questions by phone (219-465-3470) or EMAILand will continue to process all payments.

SPECIAL NOTICE FOR SPRING INSTALLMENT PAYMENTS

Penalties on the Spring Installment of taxes will be waived if the total amount due by May 11, 2020 is paid on or before July 10, 2020. Escrowed accounts do not qualify for this special penalty waiver.

Property Tax Payments

Tax bills have been mailed. If you have not received your tax bill, it is AVAILABLE ONLINE where you can search for your property.  You may print bills from the online site and do not need to wait for your mailed version.  Here are some search tips:

  • If you have a prior bill, the easiest search is by entering the Duplicate # found on your bill.
  • Only use one (1) of the search options.
  • Less is more.  Entering too much data to search may exclude your property.  Try just the last name, or just the numbers of your address.

We strongly urge all taxpayers to consider using our online payment portal. You can also pay by mail or by phone. For online payments or payments by phone, there is no extra charge for making electronic check payments.  There are merchant processing fees for credit and debit card payments just as these fees are charged when paying with credit and debit cards in the office. You an choose from the payment options below.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Liquor License Property Tax Clearance Schedule – FORM 1

This form is AVAILABLE ONLINE.


Mobile Home Transfer Permits – State Form 7878

This form can be obtained ONLINE HERE.

For Permits and Clearances please call to get the correct payment amount.  These may have pre-collection requirements or amounts at collections that are not available online. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope, include a phone number and/or email address and mail in your completed form along with payment (certified funds only- cashier’s check or money order) to Porter County Treasurer, 155 Indiana Ave, Room 209, Valparaiso, IN 46383.