Welcome to the Allen County Auditor's Office

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The Auditor is the Chief Financial Officer of the County. The staff is responsible for handling all receipts and disbursements of county funds, creating financial statements for the county, completing annual reports for review by the State Board of Accounts, and processing payroll for over 1,800 county employees.

Additionally, the office handles all transfers of ownership of real property, maintains property boundary information on the County GIS system, calculates property tax for all real, personal, mobile home, drainage and special assessment records, controls distributions of tax collections, special assessments, and special revenue collections for all units of government within Allen County, including the Cities of Fort Wayne and New Haven and all four school districts.

The Auditor also serves as the Secretary to County Council. The Auditor maintains all budgets, salary ordinances, additional appropriations, transfers, and abatement applications as well as the minutes of all County Council proceedings.

Mission Statement

It is the highest goal of the Allen County Auditor to consistently provide professional and courteous service to the public in a timely manner.  We are committed to providing accurate accounting, reporting, and auditing services to citizens and governmental taxing units in accordance with federal, state, and local laws in an efficient and cost effective manner.

Allen County Homestead Audit

Our office is currently in the process of auditing all properties receiving the homestead deduction.   We are mailing questionnaires (sample below) to selected properties to gather more information.   If you receive a questionnaire, please answer the questions and return the completed questionnaire to the address listed on top of the questionnaire or you may email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   If you have questions please contact Crystal Jones at 260-449-7901 from 9am and 5pm Monday through Friday. You can also email your questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

pdfAudit Letter Example   pdfAudit Questionnaire Example


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Tera K. Klutz, CPA
Auditor of Allen County

Auditor's Office

Contact Info

1 E Main Street, Suite 102
Rousseau Centre
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm

Phone: 260-449-7241
Fax: 260-449-7679

Allen County Auditor
Tera K. Klutz, CPA

Chief Deputy Auditor
Nicholas D. Jordan, CPA

Finance and Budget Director
Jackie Scheuman, CPA

Property Tax Administrator
Renata Renninger

Administrative Assistant
Becky Butler