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County Auditor to host tax workshops on veteran, senior benefits, college planning

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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 planning.

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.

"Saving and 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 Baugher Center.

For more information, see the County Auditor's webpage at



Posted 4/17/2017




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