Christie Branch - Treasurer
Welcome to the Howard County Treasurer’s page. In our office we strive to make tax collections and searching for tax information as convenient as possible for the taxpayers and searchers of Howard County. We live in a society that is progressively moving forward with new technology to make services faster for the consumer and I am proud to say our office is doing the same. If you are searching tax information simply click here. If you would like to make a payment on your taxes or schedule a payment click here. One may also pay real estate and personal property taxes at the local banks listed at the bottom of this page. If you would prefer to pay your taxes in our office we are open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and we are located at 220 N Main St. Rm 226 Kokomo, IN 46901. You may also mail tax payments to our office or use our drop box on the first floor that is located to the right of the entry doors of the Howard County Administration building. It is an honor to serve as your Howard County Treasurer where we strive for the highest levels of efficiency and accuracy to best serve you, your families, and your businesses.
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Duties and Responsibilities of the Howard County Treasurer
- Custodian and Investor of all County Money
- Tax Collector for the County
- Real Estate Tax
- Personal Property Tax
- Mobile Home Tax
- Ditch Maintenance, Reconstruction and Conservancy Fees
- Sewer Lines
- Weed Cut Liens
- Demolition Liens
- Nuisance Lien
- Issues Mobile Home Moving Permits and Title Transfers
- Clears Liquor Licenses
Secretary to the Board of Finance
TAX DEADLINES FOR 2020 PAYMENTS
May 11, 2020
November 10, 2020
Taxes can be mailed using the mailing address on the left.
A U.S. postmark is required for on time mailing. A 5% penalty will be added if your late payment is made within 30 days of the legal due date (if you have no other delinquent taxes due): a 10% penalty will be added if paid more than 30 days late.
Please note that the Treasurer’s Office accepts partial payments
in order to make paying taxes easier.
BANKS ACCEPTING TAX PAYMENTS
Community First, BMO Harris, First Farmers, Star Financial, and First Bank of Berne will accept “on time” tax payments. All banks will refuse an altered tax bill or late payment.
For taxpayer convenience, the office has a payment drop box to the right of the entry doors of the Administration Center to accommodate all tax payments regardless of whether the office is open or closed.
CASH OR CASHIER’S CHECK AND CREDIT CARDS ARE THE PAYMENT FORMS ACCEPTED FOR MOBILE HOME PERMITS AND TRANSFERS.
CASH OR CASHIER’S CHECK AND CREDIT CARDS ARE THE PAYMENT FORMS ACCEPTED TO PAY TAXES AND REMOVE PARCELS FROM THE CERTIFIED TAX SALE LIST