Tax Collections

Notice The 2017 pay 2018 tax bill will be mailed by April 15 and have due dates of may 10, 2018 and November 13, 2018.

Deadline Warning There will be only one mailing for payment of both spring and fall installments and the tax statement mailed to you will contain both coupons.

Based on the March 1st ownership, taxes are due and payable the following year in two (2) equal installments on or before May 10th and November 10th. If a due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or national legal holiday recognized by the federal government, or a statewide holiday, the deadline is extended to the next working day.

Tax bills are mailed once a year, hopefully in late March to early April, with both the spring and fall tax bills included. Payments must be received or federally post-marked by the deadline to avoid penalties.

The following payment options are available

Payments by mail should be sent to:
LaPorte County Treasurer
555 Michigan Ave Ste 102
La Porte, IN 46350

Payments in person at either Treasurers Office Location during business hours 8AM to 4PM.:
LaPorte County Treasurer
555 Michigan Ave Ste 102
La Porte, IN 46350
LaPorte County Treasurer
302 West 8th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360

*Payments accepted at any Horizon Bank branches during lobby hours located in Michigan City, La Porte, Coolspring-Johnson Rd, Wanatah or Westvile. You will need to present your tax coupon along with your payment.

*Drop Box at both La Porte and Michigan City Courthouses. Evenings and weekends, you may place your payment in the gray drop box and write taxes on the outside envelope. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope if you need a receipt returned to you.:

*Credit Card/E-Check payments can be made by clicking the link on the on-line payments for Property Tax payments home page

Payments are Considered Timely if

  • Received in the Treasurer's office by closing on the deadline date.
  • Received at local banks that accept tax payments. (Check with bank to determine its time deadline.)
  • Federally postmarked by deadline.