Local Government Finance

The Department of Local Government Finance is responsible for ensuring property tax assessment and local government budgeting are carried out in accordance with Indiana law. The Department is charged with publishing property tax assessment rules and annually reviewing and approving the tax rates and levies of every political subdivision in the state, including all counties, cities, towns, townships, school corporations, libraries, and other entities with tax levy authority. Indiana Gateway for Government Units is the collection platform for local units of government to submit required data to the State of Indiana, as well as a public access tool for citizens.