NOBLE COUNTY — Noble County’s 2019 payable 2020 tax statements should be sent out no later than April 10, according to Michele Bricker, Noble County Treasurer. Residents will notice the tax bills look different this year and will need to use the appropriate spring or fall coupon when making payments.
Persons who are paying for the whole year at once, can pay with one check but send both the spring and fall coupons and make sure the check totals both the spring and fall coupons.
The courthouse is currently closed to the public until April 7 and that may be extended. Look for updates from the county commissioners.
Property tax due dates are May 11 for the spring installment and Nov.10 for the fall installment. Due dates have not changed. Taxpayers are asked to make every effort to pay on-time. County officials are aware the Governor has indicated late penalties will be delayed until July 10. The treasurer’s office has not received final details on this from the state yet. There are many questions and concerns that have not been finalized relating to the penalty delay.
It is understood this is a difficult time for everyone, every household, every business and every government entity. Property taxes provide funding for many government and public entities that must continue to have proper funding to provide the public services that are needed. Paying on-time is important.
As everyone exercises caution in dealing with the current health situation relating to the COVID-19 Virus, it is being requested the public not come to the Noble County Courthouse to pay property taxes, unless it is absolutely necessary.
People are asked to follow the guidelines listed below:
Please limit your exposure to public places. Be extremely cautious if you have any underlying health concern that may further compromise your health if exposed to this or other viruses.
If you feel ill, or have any symptoms of illness, do not come to the courthouse.
If you have been around anyone who has been ill, do not come to the courthouse.
If you have questions about your taxes call (260) 636-2644. Staff will be happy to answer questions over the phone or email Bricker at [email protected]
There are multiple payment options available:
Mail — The envelope must be postmarked by the due date to be considered on-time. Send a self-addressed/stamped envelope if you want a return receipt(s). Check or money order is accepted. Do not send cash.
Online bill pay with your bank — There is typically no charge by your bank for this service. Use your parcel number or your county/duplicate number as your account number when paying by this method.
ACH — This is an electronic withdrawal from your bank account with a service fee of $2 and can be done on-line at www.govtechtaxpro.com or by calling (844) 556-7318. Persons must have the parcel number (57-) and your bank routing number and bank account number.
Debit or Credit Card — There will be a service fee of $1.50 plus 2.65% of the total being paid. Go to www.govtechtaxpro.com or call (844) 556-7318. The parcel number (57-) and debit/credit card information is needed.
Drop Box — Located inside the courthouse. There will also be a drop box inside the courthouse by security for those who want to bring the payment into the courthouse. Persons should have the payment in an envelope with the payment coupon. If you want a receipt, provide a self-addressed/stamped envelope. Check or Money Order only – no cash in the drop box.
Partial payments are always accepted anytime throughout the year. If you have any questions, contact the appropriate office: Tax Payments – Treasurer’s Office at (260) 636-2644; Exemptions – Auditor’s Office at (260) 636-2658; Assessed Values – Assessor’s Office at (260) 636-2297; Drainage Assessments – Surveyor’s Office at (260) 636-2131.