Monroe County, Indiana

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The Auditor's Office is now open to the public by appointment only.  To check availability and schedule an appointment, please call us at 812-349-2510 or email us at

About the Office:

The County Auditor 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. 

How the Auditor's Office Serves You: The Auditor is the Chief Financial Officer for the County.

Key Functions:

Auditor Catherine Smith

Catherine Smith, Auditor

 Duties of the Auditor:


  • Budget Preparation for County Council
  • Preparation of County Annual Financial
  • Additional Appropriations
  • Transfers of Funds
  • Payroll for all County employees
  • Employee Benefits 
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable


  • Manages the filing of all exemptions and deductions allowed by the state statute
  • Maintains property ownership and current mailing addresses
  • Handles all transfers of ownership of real property
  • Tax Sale - Publication and Records of Sale, Deeds
  • Tax Abatements
  • Preserves plat maps on the county GIS system


  • Secretary to the County Commissioners and County Council

Contact Us

Monroe County Courthouse
100 W Kirkwood Ave
Bloomington, IN 47404
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