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Treasurer says spring property tax bills due Monday, May 12

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Porter County Treasurer Mike Bucko reminds taxpayers the deadline for spring property tax payments is Monday, May 12.

The Treasurerís Office where payments can be made is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Porter County Administration Building, 155 Indiana Ave. in Valparaiso.

The office will be closed on Primary Election Day -- Tuesday, May 6 -- but will reopen on Wednesday, May 7 at normal business hours.

Payments made after May 12 are subject to the appropriate penalties.

Bucko also asks that all Porter County residents who are elected officials, state employees, school corporation employees, city, town or county government employees to remember they are required to be current with their tax status.

Tax Sale payment plans are possible if the taxpayer misses the deadline and hasnít defaulted on a previous tax sale payment plan, Bucko said.

To talk about how you may be eligible for a payment plan, please call Treasurer Bucko or his chief deputy Matt Baker at (219)-465-3470 or (219)-465-3477.




Posted 5/2/2014