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 Department of Local Government Finance issues FAQ regarding personal property tax filings, waiver of penalties, 2020 assessments, and other property tax matters in response to COVID-19

Indiana Department of Local Government Finance issues FAQ regarding personal property tax filings, waiver of penalties, 2020 assessments, and other property tax matters in response to COVID-19

As posted earlier, on March 19, 2020, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued Executive Order 20-05. Section 6(B) of the Order states: Property taxes remain due on May 11, 2020, however counties are to waive penalties on payments made after May 11, 2020, for a period of 60 days. This waiver does not apply to tax … [Read more...]

Indiana Department of Revenue Provides Guidance for Use Tax Waiver for Donations to Fight COVID-19

Indiana Department of Revenue Provides Guidance for Use Tax Waiver for Donations to Fight COVID-19

As a follow up to Governor Holcomb’s March 19, 2020, Executive Order 20-05, the Indiana Department of Revenue has provided additional guidance regarding the types of items that may be eligible for a use tax waiver if they are donated to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the process for obtaining the … [Read more...]

Indiana Governor Extends Stay At Home Order to April 20th:  Legal and Real Estate / Appraisal / Title Services should be conducted virtually

Indiana Governor Extends Stay At Home Order to April 20th: Legal and Real Estate / Appraisal / Title Services should be conducted virtually

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has extended the State's Stay at Home Order in Executive Order 20-18 until April 20, 2020.  In the Order, the Governor admonishes that "legal services" and "real estate services (including appraisal and title services)" should be conducted virtually or by telephone when reasonably … [Read more...]

Indiana Governor Orders Extension of Property Tax Exemption filing deadline from April 1st to June 30th

Indiana Governor Orders Extension of Property Tax Exemption filing deadline from April 1st to June 30th

Indiana's real and personal property tax exemption petitions (Form 136) are normally due on or before April 1st annually.  On March 26, 2020, Indiana Governor Holcomb issued Executive Order 20-12, extending the deadline to file to June 30, 2020.  The text can be found in Section 5(B) and reads: B.  Suspension of … [Read more...]

Relief Available for Indiana Property Taxpayers During COVID-19

Relief Available for Indiana Property Taxpayers During COVID-19

With millions of businesses closing or shuttering for months — hotels, restaurants, shopping malls, commercial offices and retail businesses, to name just a few — COVID-19 (commonly known as the coronavirus) is wreaking havoc in ways that will have lasting effects on our economies and communities. One area almost … [Read more...]