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Auditor's Office

Duties of the Washington County Auditor's Department:

  • Secretarial
    • Secretary to the Commissioners
    • Secretary to the County Council
  • Advertisements
    • Notice of all meetings: Council & Commissioners
    • Budget Rates
    • County Surplus Sale
    • Payroll Claims
    • Vendor Claims
    • Tax Sale
    • Ordinances & Resolutions
    • Highway Claims
  • Financial
    • Budget Preparation Transfer Fees
    • Tax Sale Appeals Highway Checks
    • Initial Determination of Tax Rates Jury Checks
    • Preparation of CAFR Election Checks
    • Bonds Welfare Checks
    • Additional Appropriations
    • Transfer of Funds
    • Administers All Funds and Grants
    • Audit Claims
    • Bond Payments
    • Fixed Assets
    • Insurance Ledger
  • Tax
    • Innkeepers Tax T.I.F. F.I.T. C.O.I.T or C.A.G.I.T.
    • Audits Treasurer’s Books Budget Transfers and Additionals
    • Property Tax Tax Calculations
    • Tax Abatement Transmit Budget Orders & Tax Rates
    • Transmit Budget Orders & Tax Rates
  • Property Records
    • Real Estate Transfers (Deeds, Contracts, etc.)
    • Tax Billing
    • Deductions-Homestead, Mortgage, Disability, Age 65 & Over, & Veterans
      (Filing Times are Jan 2 to May 10 of each year)
    • Appeals
    • Maintains Subdivisions, Splits
    • Certify Signatures for Petitions
    • Certify Property Owners
  • Personnel / Payroll
    • Employee Files
      • Service Records
      • Job Classification
      • Wage Scale
    • Payroll
      • Prepares
      • Payment of Taxes to IRS, FICA, Dept of Revenue
      • Advertises
      • 1099’s*W-2’s & 4’s
      • Taxes
    • Employee Benefits
      • Health Insurance
      • Cobra
      • Life Insurance
      • Section 125 Cafeteria Plan
      • Deferred Comp *Overtime
      • PERF
  • Abstract / Settlement
    • Distribution to Taxing Units
    • Abstract
    • Settlement Spread Sheet to State
    • Quiet using of All Receipts