2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 6. Taxation
ARTICLE 1.1. PROPERTY TAXES
CHAPTER 4. Procedures for Real Property Assessment
6-1.1-4-27.5. Property reassessment fund; tax levies; petition to increase levy; appeal
Sec. 27.5. (a) The auditor of each county shall establish a property reassessment fund. The county treasurer shall deposit all collections resulting from the property taxes that the county levies for the county's property reassessment fund.
(b) With respect to a reassessment of real property under a county's reassessment plan under section 4.2 of this chapter, the county council of each county shall, for property taxes due each year, levy against all the taxable property in the county an amount equal to the estimated costs of the reassessment under section 28.5 of this chapter for the group of parcels to be reassessed in that year.
(c) The county assessor may petition the county fiscal body to increase the levy under subsection (b) to pay for the costs of:
(1) a reassessment of one (1) or more groups of parcels under a county's reassessment plan prepared under section 4.2 of this chapter;
(2) verification under 50 IAC 27-4-7 of sales disclosure forms forwarded to the county assessor under IC 6-1.1-5.5-3; or
(3) processing annual adjustments under section 4.5 of this chapter.
The assessor must document the needs and reasons for the increased funding.
(d) If the county fiscal body denies a petition under subsection (c), the county assessor may appeal to the department of local government finance. The department of local government finance shall:
(1) hear the appeal; and
(2) determine whether the additional levy is necessary.
As added by P.L.198-2001, SEC.18. Amended by P.L.90-2002, SEC.42; P.L.151-2002, SEC.1 and P.L.178-2002, SEC.7; P.L.245-2003, SEC.5; P.L.228-2005, SEC.9; P.L.219-2007, SEC.13; P.L.146-2008, SEC.78; P.L.172-2011, SEC.27; P.L.112-2012, SEC.17; P.L.218-2013, SEC.1; P.L.5-2015, SEC.10.