2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 6. Taxation
ARTICLE 1.1. PROPERTY TAXES
CHAPTER 4. Procedures for Real Property Assessment
6-1.1-4-4.6. Department of local government finance setting of annual adjustment factors if county assessor fails to set; equalization of factors; notice and hearing; applicability
Sec. 4.6. (a) If a county assessor fails before July 2 of a particular year for which an adjustment to the assessed value of real property applies under section 4.5 of this chapter to prepare and deliver to the county auditor a complete detailed list of all of the real property listed for taxation in the county as required by IC 6-1.1-5-14 and at least one hundred eighty (180) days have elapsed after the deadline specified in IC 6-1.1-5-14 for the county assessor to deliver the list, the department of local government finance may develop annual adjustment factors under this section for that year. In developing annual adjustment factors under this section, the department of local government finance shall use data in its possession that is obtained from:
(1) the county assessor; or
(2) any of the sources listed in the rule, including county or state sales data, government studies, ratio studies, cost and depreciation tables, and other market analyses.
(b) Using the data described in subsection (a), the department of local government finance shall propose to establish annual adjustment factors for the affected tax districts for one (1) or more of the classes of real property. The proposal may provide for the equalization of annual adjustment factors in the affected township or county and in adjacent areas. The department of local government finance shall issue notice and provide opportunity for hearing in accordance with IC 6-1.1-14-4 and IC 6-1.1-14-9, as applicable, before issuing final annual adjustment factors.
(c) The annual adjustment factors finally determined by the department of local government finance after the hearing required under subsection (b) apply to the annual adjustment of real property under section 4.5 of this chapter for:
(1) the assessment date; and
(2) the real property;
specified in the final determination of the department of local government finance.
As added by P.L.182-2009(ss), SEC.86. Amended by P.L.113-2010, SEC.14; P.L.111-2014, SEC.9; P.L.232-2017, SEC.3.