How to Seek a Tax Abatement

Before seeking a tax abatement, review the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance's Tax Abatement Tutorial.

Procedure for Seeking an Abatement:

  1. ERA is declared by County Council;
  2. Notice is published that ERA has been declared:
  3. Hearing is held by County Council on confirming the ERA;
  4. ERA and SB1 is confirmed by County Council; and
  5. SB1 is confirmed by County Commissioners (this step is necessary because property is in a TIF district.

Download the Tax Abatement Package for more information on policies and applications:
All forms listed below must be submitted at the same time in order to be considered for a tax abatement.

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