White County Treasurers Office

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).
                             Phone 574-583-5771

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jill Guingrich                                                                                    April 8th, 2020 574.583.5771 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    

White County – Tax bills for property owners have been mailed as of April 6th, 2020.  The first (Spring) installment of 2020 taxes are due May 11th, 2020  Any payment made after July 10th will be considered late and be subject to a late fee penalty.  The second (Fall) installment will be due on November 10th, 2020. 

Since the White County Building is temporarily closed to the public due to the Covid-19 outbreak we are asking you to make your Property Tax Payments as follows:
      

TO PRINT A COPY OF TAX BILL:·  
       LOWTAXINFO.COM· 
       CLICK ON WHITE COUNTY
      YOU SEARCH BY: Name, Address, Parcel #, or Duplicate #
      

 PAYING YOUR TAX BILL   (STATEMENT)  
      By mail – If you would like a receipt, enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope          and we will mail it to you.
      By dropping it off in the Treasurer’s Drop Box. Attached to the building just to the        right of the West (Illinois Street) doors. 
      
  You can pay at several local banks with your tax coupons.
  Alliance Bank 
  Bank of Wolcott 
  First Merchants 
  Fountain Trust
  State Bank of Burnettsville ·         

Through the County Website:  www.whitecountyin.us   Pay Property Taxes   There is NO convenience fee charged. ·       

  Over the Phone – Call the Treasurer’s office 574.583.5771 and we will take a debit or credit card payment.  There is NO convenience fee charged.

  Questions concerning property tax bill payments should be addressed to the Treasurer’s office at 574-583-5771.  Remember we are running on a very limited staff with limited hours.  So, if you have a question or problem slip us a note with your payment and be sure to include your phone number and we will call you when we are in the office. Thank you for your patience as we are doing our best to keep everyone safe.

  • 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)
  • 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 AuditorHomestead 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%