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Tera K. Klutz, CPA
Auditor of Allen County

Contact Info

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

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

Phone: 260-449-7241
Fax: 260-449-7679
acauditor@allencounty.us

Allen County Auditor
Tera K. Klutz, CPA

Chief Deputy Auditor
Nicholas D. Jordan, CPA

Finance and Budget Director
Jackie Scheuman

Property Tax Administrator
Renata Renninger

Administrative Assistant
Becky Butler

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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 homestead@tma1.com  If you have questions please contact the Homestead Audit Call Center at (888) 640-5506 between 9am and 5pm Monday through Friday. You can also email your questions to homestead@tma1.com

pdf Allen County Homestead Audit Letter and Questionnaire Example

  

New!!!  Please click the following link for information regarding a Mobile Public Access Tax Information (MPATI) app for use with smartphones and tablets.  Similar to the standard Public Access Tax Information(PATI) database, this mobile version allows you to search properties in Allen County and find tax information, assessment information, check deductions, download a tax bill or property record card, pay taxes by check or credit card and even see a picture of the property. 

Mobile Public Access Tax Information (MPATI) 

  

Welcome to the Allen County Auditor's Office

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.

      

Homestead Deduction

Are you currently receiving the Homestead Deduction on your primary residence? The Homestead Deduction can significantly reduce your property taxes.  If you are not currently receiving the Homestead Deduction, then click the Homestead Deduction link below to submit an online application.

Please click the following link to access the Homestead Deduction information and application:

Homestead Deduction

 
 
Have you moved from a property that you were previously receiving the Homestead Deduction on?  If so, you must notify the Auditor's office that your previous property is no longer being used as your Homestead.  Please complete the Change of Use on Property Receiving the Homestead Deduction form by clicking the link below.  Upon completing and submitting the form, you will receive a confirmation email that your form has been successfully submitted.  If you would rather complete the form by hand, you can print and return the form to the Auditor's office by email, fax, standard mail, or in person.

   Change of Use on Property Receiving the Homestead Deduction Form

 

Mortgage Deduction

Please click the following link to access the Mortgage Deduction information and application: 

Mortgage Deduction   

 

Senior Citizen Property Tax Deduction  

Please click the following link to access the Senior Citizen Deduction information and application:

Senior Citizen Property Tax Deduction  

 

For information about all other property tax deductions please click here: Deductions

 

NEW!!  Electronic Billing

If you would like to sign up to receive your property tax bills electronically by email, please click here: Sign up for Electronic Billing! 

 

Change of Address

Click the following link to complete the online Change of Address form.  Once the form is completed and submitted, you will receive a confirmation email letting you know that we have received the submission.

 

Change of Address electronic form