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Monroe County is working to enhance
experience when paying by
credit card and will be implementing a
new credit card payment system
soon for the 2018 Tax Season.  Online
payments will not be available after
12/28.  We are still accepting cash or

Year End Property Tax Payments Press Release

Use the link below until midnight 12/28.

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Jessica McClellan, Treasurer

Year End Property Tax Payments Press Release

Treasurer’s Office 2017 Office Hours --
100 W Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47404
 Normal Hours:
  8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
 Wednesday Nov. 8th- Thursday Nov 9th:
  8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m
 Friday Nov. 10th: CLOSED for Veteran’s Day
 Monday Nov. 13th: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m

Property Taxes – Property taxes are due in two installments.  May 10, 2017 and November 13, 2017. Property tax bills are mailed once a year in April.

To view 2017 balances click on “To View or Pay Your Tax Bill Online” from Property owners are responsible for paying their taxes on time to avoid penalty. Not receiving a property tax bill is not sufficient reason to waive the penalty.

Payment Methods- We accept cash, check, cashier’s check, E-check, money order or credit card. We do not accept post-dated checks. All payments are deposited on the day they are received.

Include Fall “B” coupon when mailing payment. Payment is considered on time when postmarked by the US Post office by the due date. We do not accept metered mail dates as on time.

Mail: Make checks payable to Monroe County Treasurer
Monroe County Treasurer
100 West Kirkwood Ave Rm 204
Bloomington, IN 47404.

Credit Card, Debit card or E-Check: Online at Click on “To View or Pay Your Tax Bill”. In person at the Treasurer’s Office. By phone at 812-349-7333.  The processing company charges a convenience fee that will be added to your total.

Penalties- Any unpaid balances after the due dates are assessed a penalty. If there are no prior delinquencies on the parcel, a 5% penalty will be added if paid in full within 30 calendar days after the installment due dates. An additional 5% penalty will be added on the 31st day after the installment due dates for any unpaid balances. If there are prior delinquent amounts due on that parcel as of the due date, a 10% penalty will be added on the day after the installment due date.

Payments post marked after Nov. 13th will receive a 5% penalty. Payments are considered on time when postmarked by the US Post office by the installment due dates. We do not accept metered mail dates.
Payments received in our office after December 13th will receive 10% penalty. Post mark is not accepted after the initial due date.

Escrow Accounts- Call your mortgage company or escrow agent to confirm payment. Email or call 812-349-2530 to obtain confirmation of payment. If you recently closed your escrow account, contact the Treasurer’s Office to confirm payment or balance due.

Buying or Selling a Home- Tax bills are sent to the owner of record as of January 1st, 2017. Confirm payment or balance due by email or call the office at 812-349-7333.

Out of the Country- Property taxes can be viewed and paid online at Failure to receive a tax statement by mail does not relieve the taxpayer of the responsibility for the tax payment and/or penalties when delinquent.

Partial Payments- The Treasurer’s Office accepts partial payments for taxes in any amount and as frequently as the taxpayer wants to make a partial payment. However, any unpaid amounts remaining as of the due date will be assessed penalties as described above.

The County Treasurer is a constitutional officer of the county, elected for a four year term from the county at large with prohibition against serving more than two consecutive terms. The Treasurer is charged with the responsibility of being the custodian of all money belonging to the county, and is responsible for the accounting of money received and disbursed from county funds. As the county chief financial officer the treasurer is vested with the authority and is charged with the duty of collecting all taxes and assessments which are payable to the county.

Examples of County Treasurer's duties include:

  • Custodian of all money belonging to the County
  • Bills and Collect Property taxes (Real Estate, Personal and Mobile Homes)
  • Taxes involved in Bankruptcy
  • Collect Inheritance Tax
  • Collect Innkeeper Tax
  • Issue tax clearance for alcoholic beverage permits
  • Transfer Mobile Homes
  • Invest County funds
  • Conduct Annual Tax Sale
    • pursuant to Indiana Statute I.C. 6-1:1-24. Properties for Tax Sale will be certified on July 1st of each year.
    • Tax Sale date will be published in Newspaper.
  • Search and collect delinquent taxes of public employees
  • Send Demand Notices on Personal Property


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Location: 100 W Kirkwood Ave, Rm 204
Bloomington IN 47404 (Map)
Phone: 812-349-2530
Fax: 812-349-2079
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday
E-mail: Treasurer


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Jessica McClellan, Treasurer

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Jessica McClellan

Elizabeth Sensenstein
Chief Deputy Treasurer

Christina Ellis
Deputy Banking

Debra Long
Deputy Treasurer

Linda Lentz
Financial Manager/Cashbook