The Porter County
Auditor's Office will host workshops for the public about tax deductions for
veterans, seniors, and the disabled, followed by a workshop on college
The workshops, to
be led by County Auditor Vicki Urbanik, are free and open to the public.
They are being held as part of Money Smart Week, a national effort to
promote personal financial planning.
"Tax Deductions for
Disabled Veterans, Seniors, and People with Disabilities" will address the
available property tax deductions in Indiana, with a special focus on the
revised state law affecting the totally disabled veteran deduction.
This workshop will
be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 24, at the Valparaiso Public Library, 103
Jefferson St., Valparaiso, and at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 28, at the
Westchester Public Library Baugher Center, 100 W. Indiana Ave., Chesterton.
Spending for College" will address college-savings programs and tax benefits
for education. This workshop will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, April 24 in the
Valparaiso Public Library and again at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 28 at the
information, see the County Auditor's webpage at