Filing for Deductions in Property Tax:
There are no fees when filing for a deduction. There are eligibility requirements, forms to complete, and some restrictions may apply. More information is available at our office and at this link of all Indiana exemptions and requirements at https://www.in.gov/dlgf/2344.htm
- When filing a Mortgage deduction please verify the name of your mortgage company, the address of your mortgage company, and the amount of your mortgage.
- When filing for an Over 65 deduction, you will need to provide proof of age (applicant is at least 65 on or before December 31st of the year preceding). Provide proof that for the calendar year preceding by two years the calendar year in which the property taxes are first due and payable, the adjusted gross income of (1) an individual who filed a single return, does not exceed $30,000; (2) an individual who filed a joint return, does not exceed $40,000; or (3) an individual and all other individuals that share ownership as joint tenants does not exceed $40,000. Verify that the assessed value of the property does not exceed $200,000.
- When filing for a Veteran with Service-Connected Disability, applicant must first provide documentation to the Veteran’s Affairs Office located in the Warrick County Courthouse.
The most common property tax deductions that may be filed are as follows:
- Homestead Standard Deduction
- Supplemental Homestead Deduction
- Over 65/Over 65 Circuit Breaker Credit
- Blind or Disabled Person
- Veteran with Service-Connected Disability
- Environmental Deduction (Solar, wind, geothermal, hydroelectric)
Please click on the following link for the deduction forms and more information on all the available Indiana property tax deductions. https://www.in.gov/dlgf/2344.htm
Filing a Sales Disclosure/ Transfer Fee
- There is no charge for filing an exempt sales disclosure (if conditions 13-15 on the sales disclosure form apply, filers are subject to disclosure, but no disclosure filing fee), and the disclosure requires two (2) signatures (one buyer and one seller).
- There is a ten dollar ($10.00) charge for each parcel on a deed transfer.
- The charge for filing a non-exempt sales disclosure is ten dollars ($10.00) for the disclosure, ten dollars ($10.00) for the deed transfer, and requires two signatures (one buyer and one seller).
- There is no sales disclosure required to file utility or government easements.
- Easements for consideration (sales disclosure required) and there is a ten dollar ($10.00) fee for the sales disclosure.
- Any deed that is duly entered in our office requires a current address to mail taxes to.