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Decatur County Treasurer
Mary Vail, Treasurer
150 Courthouse Square, Suite 138
Greensburg, Indiana 47240
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mon-Fri
The tax bills for the tax year
2011 payable 2012 will be mailed the week of April 9, 2012.
for this year (2011
payable 2012) are as follows -
1st installment: May
10, 2012; 2nd installment:
November 13, 2012
If you wish to view your property
details, including the amount you will owe for this year, please go to
the main Decatur County web page and choose the option, "Property
Tax Lookup". This option is located on the left side of the page
right below the weather option.
Payments may be made:
At the Treasurer's Office using cash or check.
|Decatur County Treasurer
|P.O. Box 409
|Greensburg, IN 47240
At the drop box on the north side of
At Mainsource Bank and branches using cash or check.
Online with a credit card at
By calling 1-800-809-5849 and using your credit
Taxpayers who pay by mail, drop box or Mainsource Bank must include
a copy of their tax statement with the payment. If they wish
to receive a receipt they must include a pre-addressed stamped
Office Created: The Office of treasurer is a constitutional office. The
Constitution of Indiana and Indiana statutory law provide for the
election of a treasurer in each county of the state at the time holding
general elections. (Article 6, Section 2, Indiana Constitution)
Term of Office: The term of office is fixed at four year and no person
is eligible to the office of treasurer more than eight years in any
period in twelve years.
Qualifications: No person shall be elected or appointed as a treasurer
who is not an elector of the county, not who has been an inhabitant
thereof, during one year next preceding appointment.
Each treasurer must reside within his/her respective county and shall
keep his/her respective office at such place therein, and perform such
duties as directed by law.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. The Treasurer is the custodian of all money belonging to the County.
2. Billing and Collections of Property taxes (Real Estate, Personal and
3. Taxes involved in Bankruptcy
4. Collection of Inheritance Tax
5. Innkeeper Tax
6. Issuance of tax clearance for alcoholic beverage permits.
7. Transfer for Mobile Homes.
8. Investment of funds.
9. Conduct Annual Tax Sale pursuant to Indiana Statute I.C. 6-1:1-24.
Properties for Tax Sale will be certified on July 1st of each year. Tax
Sale date will be purlished in Newspaper.
10. Search and collect delinquent taxes of public employees.
11. Send Demand Notices on Personal Property
Payment Methods: Spring Payment detach “A” copy and return your spring
payment by the due date . Return both “A” and “B” when paying the full
Paying in person bring your statement with you.
To receive a receipt for payment enclose a self-addressed stamped
Make checks payable to Decatur County Treasurer and mail to:
Decatur County Treasurer
150 Courthouse Square Suite 138
Greensburg, IN 47240
Failure to receive a tax statement by mail does not relieve the taxpayer
of the responsibility for payment and penalties and delinquent fees.
Frequently asked questions:
Payment of Bill - Call Decatur County Treasurer 812-663-4190
Exemptions and Change of Address – Decatur County Auditor 812-663-2570
Assessed Valuation – Decatur County Assessor 812-663-4868
PROPERTY TAX BILL DUE DATES
Spring Installments are normally due on May 10th of each year and the
fall installment is normally due on November 10th.
The State of Indiana sends Decatur County the information needed to
prepare the property and real estate tax bills. Unfortunately, in
recent years, the
State of Indiana has been very slow in sending that information to the
Decatur County Treasurer.
Once the information
is received at the Treasurer's office, the tax bills are prepared and
mailed to the taxpayers. The due dates are listed on the tax bills.
QUESTIONS REGARDING PERSONAL PROPERTY AND MOBILE HOME
CONTACT YOUR TOWNSHIP ASSESSOR:
||Charlie Bill Connall