The Auditor is the County’s Chief Financial Officer. The Auditor is responsible for all receipts, disbursements, the development financial statements, and for the completion of the County’s annual reports for review by the State Board of Accounts. The Auditor is also responsible for maintaining payroll for all of St. Joseph County’s employees.
If your property has been in a tax sale and you need redemption information or if you are expecting a property tax refund, please call 574-235-9668.
- Where can I find deduction forms?
Deduction forms can be found on the Department of Local Government (DLGF) website, https://www.in.gov/dlgf/deductions-property-tax
- What is the Auditor's costs to transfer a deed?
The Auditor transfer fee is $10.00 per parcel. For instance: if you bring in a Warranty Deed that transfers three parcels, the Auditor's fee would be $30.00.
- I refinanced my mortgage. What property tax deductions do I need to file?
The only deduction that needs to be filed after a refinance is the mortgage deduction.
- What do I need to bring with me in order to file a mortgage deduction?
You do not need to bring anything but information. We will need the name of your mortgage company, the amount you borrowed, the parcel number that identifies your property you are filing on ( you will find this number on your deed or property tax bill), and the mortgage recorded number (you will find this by calling the Recorder's Office at (574)235-9525).