White County Government Center

110 North Main Street Monticello, Indiana 47960

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White County Treasurer - Jill Guingrich 

Welcome to the White County Treasurer's Office. We are located on the First Floor of the White County Government Center at 110 N Main Street, Monticello, Indiana 47960.  Office hours are from 8:00AM to 4:00PM, Monday through Friday (closed on holidays).

Staff Member Telephone
Jill Guingrich, Treasurer 574/583-5771
Jennifer Armstrong 574/583-1516
Diana Nicholas 574/583-9007

 

  • P.O. Box 388
  • Monticello, Indiana 47960
  • Fax: 574-583-7498

The White County Treasurer's duties include:

  • Custodian of all county monies
  • Tax Collector (real estate, personal property, mobile home, drainage maintenance, reconstruction, inheritance tax, personal property tax judgments, sewer & weed liens, & innkeepers tax)
  • Secretary of the White County Board of Finance
  • Secretary/Treasurer of the White County Innkeepers Tax Board
  • Issuing Mobile Home moving & title permits
  • Issuing Alcoholic Beverage Permits
  • Managing mortgage escrow accounts
  • Conducting tax sales (usually one sale per year, in the fall; list may be purchased in late summer by contacting the White County Auditor)

 

RECEIVING YOUR TAX BILL (STATEMENT)

Statements are usually mailed by Mid-April (BOTH ‘A’ & ‘B’ COPIES ARE MAILED TOGETHER IN THE SPRING)

The “A” copy is due May 10 & the “B” copy is due November 10

You may pay both installments in the spring.

THE FOLLOWING IS A SAMPLE TAX BILL

 

PAYING YOUR TAXES

There are 5 options for paying your taxes:

  • Treasurer’s office M-F 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • White County Banks (except Wells Fargo in Monticello)
  • By credit card (by phone or on-line only) 1-800-272-9829 or www.officialpayments.com you will need JURISDICTION CODE #2442
  • Drop box located at the west door of the courthouse
  • By mail, make sure postmark is by the due date

IF PAYMENT OR POSTMARK IS AFTER THE DUE DATE, A 10% PENALTY WILL BE ADDED TO YOUR BILL

 

EXEMPTIONS

  • A            Over age 65                         V            Veteran
  • B            Blind                                   W            Real-Era
  • D            Disabled                              X            Per-Resc
  • G            Government                         Y            Per-Era
  • H             Homestead                         Z            Real-Rehab
  • M            Mortgage                             
  • N            Non-taxable

You must file for these deductions with the Auditor

Homestead deduction is also available and must be filed for with the Auditor.

 

HOW YOUR TAXES ARE DETERMINED

  • Local government (cities, towns, schools, libraries, etc) set their budget
  • Assessors determine value of property
  • Auditor submits abstract to the state
  • State determines the tax rate
  • Treasurer collects the tax

 

WHERE YOUR TAX DOLLARS GO (approximate figures only)

  • STATE                       0.5%
  • COUNTY                  19.0%
  • TOWNSHIP                1.5%
  • SCHOOL                  67.0%
  • LIBRARY                   3.0%
  • TOWN                       9.0%