The Department of Local Government Finance certified Starke County’s 2011 budget order and tax rates on December 21st, paving the way for on-time property tax bills for the second year in a row. The budget certification put the county in a position to have taxes due on May 10th, 2011. Starke County was the 28th county in the State to receive its 2011 budget order and tax rates.
Now that the 2011 budget has been certified, the next steps are handled at the County level. The County Auditor is to calculate tax bills, which should then be mailed by the County Treasurer no later than April 25th, 2011.