County Auditor Responsibilities:

  • Compile a complete listing and description of all real and personal property that is taxable in the county. 
  • Apply the millage rate that is determined by the governing body to the assessed values in order to produce revenue collected by the County Treasurer. 
  • Grant the Homestead Exemption to eligible county residents in the year after they become 65, totally disabled or blind. 
  • Processe the refund of property taxes when a taxpayer sells his vehicle or moves out of state. 
  • Make adjustments to the tax bills when notified by the Assessor or Department of Revenue of corrections in values or new ownership. 
  • Also adjust vehicle taxes when documentation of high mileage is received.
  • Comply year-end assessment reports of all taxable property that is needed by Bond Attorneys, Department of Revenue, County, School Districts or other agencies.