Clark County Indiana Auditor's Office
The Auditor’s Office has many responsibilities. This office has the financial responsibilities that impact the financial well-being county government. The list of duties ranging from simple ministerial tasks such as keeping minutes of the various Board meetings for which we serve as secretary, to the highly technical duties of financial statement preparation and compliance with federal tax guidelines and programs. A county auditor office is primarily responsible for preparing county budgets and assigning taxes to properties. In most counties, residents appoint a person for this position during elections. The Auditor's office works closely with the Assessors' office as well as the County Recorder's office. They perform payroll, claims to Accounts Payable as well as exemptions (such as homestead and mortgage exemption), deed transfers, assist the county council and commissioners meetings, and County council agenda. The Auditor also handles tax sales and sales redemptions.
AUDITOR's Office FEES
- Information Needed for Mortgage and Homestead Deduction
- Quick Reference Chart of Property Tax Deductions (for 2020 Pay 2021 taxes)
- Homestead Exemption Form
- Mortgage Exemption Form
- Over 65 Exemption Form
- Disabled Exemption Form
- Ordinance Specified for Transfer Fees
- Statute for Parcel Number on Deeds
HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS Please NOTE:
Anytime there is a name change on a deed, the Homestead Exemption has to be refiled. Please come into the Auditor’s Office to refile. Failing to do so will make the exemption be removed and your property taxes increase.
When filing for a HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION, provide the following: Last 5 numbers of social security number: for any individual living at property. If the person does not have a valid social security number, then provide the last 5 number’s of there driver’s license number and state. The social security number is the primary number needed.
The Indiana Department of Local Government Finance is responsible for ensuring property tax assessment and local government budgeting are carried out in accordance with Indiana law. The Department is charged with publishing property tax assessment rules and annually reviewing and approving the tax rates and levies of every political subdivision in the state, including all counties, cities, towns, townships, school corporations, libraries, and other entities with tax levy authority.
Contact the Clark County Indiana Auditor's Office
Danny Yost, Clark County Auditor
Clark County Government Building
501 E. Court Avenue, Room #118
Jeffersonville, IN 47130