Starke County property tax bills are in the mail. Treasurer Kasey Clark says changes at the state level pushed the mailing date back to April 19th. Spring property tax payments are due May 10th and can be made via cash, check or money order. Property owners are urged to bring their statements along for faster service.
Payments can be made at First National Bank of Monterey, First Farmers Bank and Trust, DeMotte State Bank and 1st Source Bank locations in Knox, North Judson and Monterey or mailed to 1st Source Bank in South Bend for processing. A drop box is also available outside the treasurer’s office in the county annex building. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope so a receipt can be sent. For questions about payments, please call 574-772-9111 ext 3.
Credit and debit card payments can also be processed for a fee. Visit http://www.co.starke.in.us/index.php/departments/treasurer/ to look up how much money you owe and to find information about electronic payments.
Taxpayers who don’t receive their bills within a few days should check with the treasurer’s office to see if it has been returned.
Taxpayers with questions about their assessed value can call the Starke County Assessor’s Office at 574-772-9107. Questions about age, disability, veterans, homestead or mortgage exemptions can be directed to the Starke County Auditor’s Office at 574-772-9101.