Has your Indiana property tax assessment increased?  Four reasons the burden of proof may have shifted to the Assessor to prove the higher value should stick.  Appeals due no later than June 15th.

Has your Indiana property tax assessment increased? Four reasons the burden of proof may have shifted to the Assessor to prove the higher value should stick. Appeals due no later than June 15th.

Did you or your company open your property tax bill or assessment notice from an Indiana assessor this spring and experience sticker shock? If so – whether retail, office, apartments, industrial, or something else – you can file a petition to challenge that higher value on or before June 15, 2020. Depending on the … [Read more...]

Indiana Property Tax Legislation – 2020 Summary

Indiana Property Tax Legislation – 2020 Summary

The 2020 "short" (non-budget) session of the Indiana General Assembly concluded in March. Following is a summary of two acts addressing various property tax matters that passed.  The summary highlights assessment and exemption provisions in those bills.  It is not an exhaustive list.  Readers are encouraged to … [Read more...]

Indiana Property Tax:  Marion County Keeps the Heat on Multifamily Property Tax Assessments

Indiana Property Tax: Marion County Keeps the Heat on Multifamily Property Tax Assessments

Given today’s unprecedented stress and uncertainty, multifamily property owners in Marion County, Indiana should explore all avenues that could help reduce their property tax bill. A little due diligence — and some informed advice — can save a lot of money in property taxes. Marion County has started to mail … [Read more...]

In updated COVID-19 FAQ, Indiana Department of Local Government Finance clarifies application of interest to late property tax payments; No change (yet) to 2020 assessment notice & appeal deadlines; Abatement compliance extended; Waiver of penalties on special assessments and fees

In updated COVID-19 FAQ, Indiana Department of Local Government Finance clarifies application of interest to late property tax payments; No change (yet) to 2020 assessment notice & appeal deadlines; Abatement compliance extended; Waiver of penalties on special assessments and fees

On April 24th, the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance updated its FAQ covering topics related to "COVID-19 & Executive Orders," as those orders relate to property tax assessments, collections and payments. Interest On Late Payments Section 12 addresses the application of interest to Spring 2020 … [Read more...]

Continuing to Respond to COVID-19, Indiana Governor Orders Statewide Extension of Personal Property Tax and Abatement Compliance Deadlines to June 15th

Continuing to Respond to COVID-19, Indiana Governor Orders Statewide Extension of Personal Property Tax and Abatement Compliance Deadlines to June 15th

On April 23, 2020, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued Executive Order 20-23, providing a statewide thirty-day extension on the filing of personal property tax returns, property tax abatement compliance documents, and certain tax incentive applications (Enterprise Zone Investment Deduction, Abatement Deduction … [Read more...]

Indiana Governor Further Extends Stay At Home Order to May 1st:  Advises that Legal and Real Estate / Appraisal / Title Services should continue to be conducted virtually

Indiana Governor Further Extends Stay At Home Order to May 1st: Advises that Legal and Real Estate / Appraisal / Title Services should continue to be conducted virtually

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has extended the State's Stay at Home Order in Executive Order 20-22 until May 1, 2020. In the Order, the Governor states that "professional services" -- which include "legal services, accounting services, insurance services, and real estate services (including appraisal and title … [Read more...]