The Office of the County Treasurer is a constitutional office. The constitution of Indiana statutory law provides the election of a treasurer of each county in the State of Indiana to collect taxes, and to be custodian for all monies belonging to the county.
It is the policy of the Perry County Treasurer to invest the public funds in a manner which will provide the highest investment return with the maximum security while meeting the daily cash flow demands on the various funds and conforming to all statutes and other laws governing the investment of public funds at the county level.
After assessments are provided to the County Auditor from the assessing officials, the Auditor takes those assessed values along with the tax rates that have been set by the County Council and figures the taxes for all real and personal property. the Treasurer then is responsible for the mailing of tax statements for collection and distribution of all taxes generated within the Perry County taxing units.
The Treasurer's duties also include:
- Collecting and reporting of all inheritance taxes
- Liquor license clearing
- Permits for transfer and moving of mobile homes
- Collection and distribution of Innkeepers' Tax
- Bankruptcy claims
- Reconciliation of banks checking accounts held by the county
- Maintains a monthly ledger and financial statement
- Serves as Secretary to the County Board of Finance
Payments (no cash) may also be deposited in the payment drop box located in front of the Courthouse at the turnaround.
Perry County Treasurer
2219 Payne Street
Tell City, IN 47586
Finally, property tax payments may be made at the following local banks during tax season if you have your tax coupon:
Fifth Third Bank
German American Bank
Old National Bank
All tax payments are due by midnight of the date listed on the tax remittance coupon. Payments received with a USPS postmark on or before the due date are considered timely. Postage meters and machined dates (Pitney Bowes or Neopost for example) are not valid as proof of timely mail.
You may now pay your property taxes with a major credit or debit card at paygov.us or calling toll free 1-866-480-8552. There will be a convenience fee for processing payments as follows: at the counter 2.50%; internet 2.50%; and phone 4.95%. These fees are collected by a third party vendor at no cost to local government.