Auditor

 

How the Auditor’s Office Serves You

The Auditor is the Chief Financial Officer for the County

 

Financial:
The Auditor’s and Treasurer’s office maintain separate accounting records to ensure proper use of public funds. All claims for payment are approved by the County Commissioners, while the County Council appropriates the amount of money that can be spent by each department

Budget Preparation for County Council
Preparation of County Annual Financial Report
Maintain fund ledgers, additional appropriations and transfers
Payroll for all County employees including withholding and payroll deductions, preparation of W2s, 1099s and IRS reporting
Employee Benefits and Personnel Files
Accounts Payable, auditing and processing payment of claims submitted by departments
Accounts Receivable for all types of revenue

You may view reports at Indiana Gateway Reports
Taxation
The Auditor’s staff works closely with the Assessor’s and Treasurer’s office to complete these processes. Segregation of duties is determined by law and designed for transparency and accuracy

Administration of all exemptions and deductions allowed by the state statute Indiana Property Tax Benefits

You may file the homestead and mortgage deductions by mail or e-mail. All other deductions require additional documentation and must be filed in the Auditor’s office

Maintains property ownership records for all real estate within the county, handling transfers, splits, combines and annexations

Administration of tax abatements

Administration of Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) Areas Indiana Gateway TIF Reports

Administration of Special Assessments

Calculation of all property taxes for real, personal property, mobile homes & special assessments

Semi-annual settlement of all property taxes to appropriate taxing units

Tax Sale- Publication and Records of Sale and Tax Deeds SRI Tax Sale

Preserves plat maps on the county GIS system Elevate

Secretarial

Secretary to the County Commissioners and the County Council

Official keeper of minutes, ordinances, contracts and bonds

The phone number for the Morgan County Auditor’s Office is 765-342-1001

The email address for the Morgan County Auditor’s Office auditor@morgancounty.in.gov

The Auditor’s Office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.