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Washington County Treasurer

The Office of Treasurer is a Constitutional Office with the Treasurer acting as the custodian of all money belonging to the county. Under Indiana Code 5-13-7-6, the Local Board of Finance, which includes the County Board of Commissioners and the County Treasurer, reviews overall investment policy of the county.

Treasurer's Responsibilities Include

  • Custodian of all money belonging to the county.
  • The Treasurer shall receive all money coming to the county, and disburse the same on the proper orders issued and attested by the county auditor.
  • Monthly balance and prove all records at close of proceeding month.
  • Monthly prepare monthly financial statement. File 3 copies of financial report: copy each for Treasurer, Auditor, and State Board of Accounts.
  • Monthly reconcile with statement prepared by county auditor.
  • Monthly check depository statements and prepare reconcilement with each depository.(Depository is a Bank or Financial Institutuion).
  • Advance of Taxes to other units of government within county (i.e. schools, library, townships).

Investment of monies:

    • Certificate of Deposit 
    • Federal Discount Note
    • Repurchase agreement with bank
    • Money Market Mutual Funds

Record of Tax Duplicates of:

    • Real Estate Tax Statement
    • Conservancy Tax Statement
    • License Excise Tax Receipt
    • Personal Property Tax Statement
    • Personal Property Tax Judgment

Record of:

    • Warrant Receipt Registers 
    • Fund Ledgers
    • Taxes Collected
    • Surplus Tax Fund
    • Delinquent Taxes
    • Inheritance Tax
    • Government Employee Listing

Collection of taxes:
These taxes are collected two (2) times a year, with the deadlines being May 10th and November 10th.

Tax Breakdown:

    • Real Estate
    • Utillities
    • Personal Property
    • Conservancy
    • Mobile Home

Taxing Units:

    • 001 Brown
    • 002 Franklin
    • 003 Gibson
    • 004 Howard
    • 005 Jackson
    • 006 Jefferson
    • 007 Madison
    • 008 Monroe
    • 009 Pierce
    • 010 Polk
    • 011 Posey
    • 012 Vernon
    • 013 Washington
    • 014 Campbellsburg
    • 015 Fredericksburg
    • 016 Hardinsburg
    • 017 Little York
    • 018 Livonia
    • 019 Pekin-Pierce
    • 020 Pekin-Polk
    • 021 Saltillo
    • 022 Salem
    • 301 Delaney Creek
    • 302 Elk Creek
    • 303 Muddy Fork
    • 304 Twin Rush

Additional Records and Collections of Monies:

    • Innkeeper Tax
    • Inheritace Tax
    • Delinquent Tax

Additional Services Include:

    • Alcohol Beverage Permits
    • Mobile Home Moving & Title Transfer Permits


TREASURER'S OFFICE

Washington County Treasurer
99 Public Square, Suite #101
Salem, IN 47167 

Phone: 812-883-3307 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Office Contact:
Shirley Batt - Treasurer
treasurer@washingtoncounty.in.gov
sbatt@washingtoncounty.in.gov

Additional Information
Pay Tax Bill (If issues processing payments call iFreedom at 800-809-5849)
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