The Porter County Treasurerís office would like to remind property owners
the second or fall installment of the 2010 tax bills are due to the
treasurerís office by noon on Wednesday, Nov. 10.
Those who complete their payments by the deadline will not face penalties.
Taxpayers have several payment options according to the treasurerís office.
Bills can be paid in person at the treasurerís office located on the ground
floor of the Porter County Administration Building (155 Indiana Ave.,
Valparaiso). Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday,
closed on holidays.
Taxpayers can also pay by mail. If you wish to mail your payment in, please
address them to Porter County Treasurer, P.O. Box 11357, South Bend, IN, zip
code Ė 46634. The payment must be postmarked by Nov. 10, 2010. Just in case
a cancelled check isnít enough, please place a self-address stamped in the
payment and the treasurerís office will forward your receipt.
As of this year, taxpayers have the option to pay their bill online by
visiting the countyís Web site, www.porterco.org. Click on Tax Web Site and
Information under the GREEN Tax Information area on the right of the Web
Those paying online for the first time are asked to please read the General
Information and then click on the graphic tutorial to learn about the site.
Please print the information to keep for reference, then click on the Take
Me to The Public Access Tax Information Site.
Taxpayers can also print a bill from the Web site. The process is discussed
in the tutorial.
Web site users have until noon on Nov.10 to pay their bill online in order
to avoid penalties. A receipt will be given through e-mail to those who
include their e-mail addresses.
The treasurerís office also asks those who had their properties on the
recent Tax Sale list, either sold or not sold, to NOT pay their taxes
online. If you were on the Tax Sale list, please call the county auditorís
office at (219)465-3449.