The Auditor office is located in the Court House at 101 North Main Street, Princeton, Indiana. Mike Watkins is the Auditor. A partial list of the duties of the Auditor is given below.
The Auditor serves as secretary of the Board of County Commissioners and County Council. The Auditor has the responsibility for keeping of accounts and the issuance of warants for the payment of claims as allowed by the County Commissioners.
The Auditor is the general bookkeeper of the County. His office prepares the annual tax duplicate showing value of property and taxes assessed against each taxpayer. After taxes are collected by the County Treasurer, the Auditor distributes the funds to the govenmental agencies for which they are collected.
The Auditor calls for the redemption of outstanding county indebtedness when the Treasurer has the funds for such redemption. The Auditor has the authority to appoint deputies within the office.
The County Auditor is required to compile annually on July 1 lists of real estate on which tax is delinquent preliminary to its posting and offering as public sale.
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