The Allen County Auditor's office processes a number of property tax deductions for Allen County homeowners. Applicable property tax deductions are applied to a property owners property assessment or tax bill and could result in a lower tax bill. Please read below to find out more information.

Apply for Deductions Online or In-Person
While all deduction applications can be submitted in-person at our office, you can also apply for the Homestead Deduction / Credit, the Mortgage Deduction, the Over 65 Deduction/Credit and the Blind or Disabled Deduction online. Follow the links below for all deduction forms and information.

Quick Reference: To learn more and apply for specific deductions please select the links below.

If you meet these conditions   You may be eligible for
this deduction

You own a home or are buying on a recorded contract, and use it as your primary place of residence.

You are buying property on a recorded mortgage or a recorded contract. REPEALED for 1/1/2023 assessment

You own property or a mobile home or are buying one on a recorded contract, and you are over the age of 65.


Homestead Deduction / Credit

Mortgage Deduction

Deduction for Persons over 65 or Surviving Spouses

You own property or are buying on a recorded contract, use it as your primary place of residence, and are blind or disabled.

  Deduction for Blind or Disabled Persons

You are a Disabled Veteran or a Veteran of World War I

You own a home that has a solar energy system or geothermal device.


Disabled Veteran Deduction

Solar Energy System/Geothermal Device Deduction

You are a builder and own a residence that is used as a Model Residence.

You are a builder and own a residence that is not used as a Model Residence but is a Residence in inventory.


Model Residence Deduction

Residence in Inventory Deduction

For more information about property tax deductions and credits, please select the link below:

pdfIndiana Property Tax Benefits

To remove a deduction you no longer qualify for please email the Auditor's Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Nicholas D. Jordan, 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

Nicholas D. Jordan, CPA
Finance and Budget Director
Jackie Scheuman, CPA
Property Tax Administrator
Renata Renninger