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Many factors affect the final amount on your tax bill. You are mailed a TS-1A along with your tax bill. The TS-1A shows every category and every change that has occurred since the prior year's billing. REVIEW the information provided on your TS-1A BEFORE you call ANY County Office. This reduces your frustration of getting transferred from office to office. Each office can only answer to their particular function. Did your ASSESSMENT increase from last year and you need to know why? Call the Assessor's Office Did your DEDUCTIONS decrease and they should not have? Call the Auditor's Office Did a Fee increase from last year? If so, call the appropriate department who is charging the fee Did the tax rate change from last year? This is determined by the State. Learn more...
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You can make your tax payments by phone, mail, online, in person or on the phone! Find more information about these tax payment options HERE.
You should mail your payment along with your payment coupon to Porter County Treasurer, 155 Indiana Ave, Suite 209, Valparaiso IN 46383. To expedite processing of your payment, please do not staple, paper clip or fasten your check to the payment coupon.
1 - Your properly addressed payment envelope CLEARLY displays a United States Post Mark dated on or prior to the due date2 - Your properly addressed payment envelope has been deposited with a nationally recognized express parcel carrier on or prior to the due date
Penalty calculation instructions are printed on the front of your bill.
See IC 6-1.1-37-10 for full code on post mark and penalty calculation Click here
All other considerations must be made to the Auditor’s office (219) 465-3445
Mobile Home Permit – State Form 7878 completed by the County Treasurer then taken to the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. BMV - Mobile Home Permit Link - State Form 7878