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Tax rates set for county

 

Tax rates for real estate and personal property have been certified to the LaGrange County Auditor by the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF).

    The official order, signed by Brian E. Bailey, commissioner for the DLGF, noted that LaGrange County is the 11th out of the 92 Indiana counties to receive the early certification.

    County Assessor Pat Monroe delivered the ratio study to the DLGF July 26. The ratio study was approved by DLGF Aug. 4.

    County Auditor Kay Myers then certified net assessed values to the DLGF Sept. 9 and the budget was certified Feb. 1.

    Highest tax rate in the county is in the Town of Topeka. The lowest rate is in Milford Township.

    A chart showing rates for 2012 and a comparative rate for 2011 is shown below.

 

2012 Tax Rates Per Taxing District

Taxing District                                2012 Rate            2011 Rate

BloomfieldTwp                                  1.0874                 1.0503

LaGrangeTown                                  2.3521                 2.3261

ClayTownshipWest                           1.2736                 1.2647

ClayTownshipEast                            1.0933                 1.0519

ClearspringTownship                         1.2413                 1.2341

Topeka Town/Clearspring Township    3.0907                 2.9639

EdenTownship                                   1.2448                 1.2376

Topeka Town/Eden Township             3.0860                 2.9591

GreenfieldTownship                           1.0675                 1.0277

JohnsonTownship                              1.0651                 1.0240

WolcottvilleTown                              2.2552                 2.1317

LimaTownship                                   1.0890                 1.0463

MilfordTownship                               0.9869                 0.9310

NewburyTownship                             1.2460                 1.2387

ShipshewanaTown                             2.3724                 2.3252

SpringfieldTownship                          1.0106                 0.9558

Van Buren Township                          1.2410                 1.2335

LaGrange/Clay                                    2.3440                 2.3133

Township Topeka/Eden Farm              1.2142                 1.2055