By: Keith Klein (Photo: pgiam)
The Monroe County property tax deadline is TODAY.
County Treasurer Jessica McClellan said local property owners have different ways to pay their tax.
The newest is using the drop box on the north side of the courthouse. Be sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope for a receipt.
In-person payment by making an appointment by calling 812-349-2550.
Other methods include online and mail.
The address is P.O. Box 2028, Bloomington, IN 47402. Also, FedEx or UPS mail can be sent to 100 W. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47404. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope for a receipt. Payments must be postmarked by Nov. 10.
Property owners can visit the treasurer’s page on Monroe County’s website to pay tax bills online, or, at one of three local banks, two First Financial Banks and Farmers and Mechanics Savings and Loan.
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