About Us

Barb Hackman
Barbara J Hackman,

The Treasurer is an elected position authorized by Article 6, Section 2 of the Indiana Constitution and serves a four (4) year term.  The primary duty of the Treasurer is that of tax collector.  In case of delinquent taxes, the sale of real property to pay for such delinquencies may be ordered by the Treasurer.  In addition to property taxes, this office also collects inheritance tax on estates, excise tax from license branches, and is responsible for keeping a record of current property owners' addresses, alcoholic beverage licenses, and mobile home moving or transfer of ownerships.  The specific duties of the Treasurer are defined in IC 36-2-10.


Chief Deputy Treasurer: Sandy Beatty

Personal Property/Judgements: Mark Stamper

Bankruptcy/Tax Sale: Teresa Carson


Tax Sale Information

Tax Sale Information

View the most comprehensive property tax sales information through SRI Incorporated. 












View/Pay Taxes Online

Pay your property taxes online through Invoice Cloud.  Choose real estate, business property, or mobile home property tax.

Property Tax Information(GIS)


Review all public property tax information through the GIS system.  Look up the property with all relevant documents attached to each parcel.


Payment Options/Information

Payment Options/Information

Taxes shall be due and payable in two (2) equal installments on or before May 10 and November 10.

If an installment of taxes is not completely paid on or before the date, a penalty equal to five percent (5%) for the first thirty days (30), then an additional five percent (5%) thereafter, of the amount of the delinquent taxes shall be added as a penalty.  Any delinquent taxes owed in a prior tax period would be a flat ten percent (10%). All penalties shall be based on the principal amount of the delinquent tax.

If any due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, national legal holiday recognized by the federal government, or a statewide holiday, the act that must be performed by that date is timely if performed by the next succeeding day that is not a Saturday, a Sunday or one (1) of those holidays.

Payment to the county treasurer is considered to have been paid by the due date if the payment is:


1. Paid While Banking- Two weeks prior to due date, payments are accepted at all Bartholomew County locations of the following banks:

  • Centra Credit Union
  • Jackson County Bank
  • First Financial Bank
  • German American Bank
  • Horizon Bank

You must bring your tax statement, pay in full, one or both installments.  Banks will stop taking payments the day following the due date.


2. Received by the Treasurer's Office, located on the first floor of the Governmental Office Building at 440 Third Street, Columbus, Indiana on or before the due date. Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm.


3. Placed in the Drop Boxes, two 24 hour drop boxes are located at the Government Office Building, 440 Third Street. 1-Third St across from Crump Theatre, 2-Franklin St by the back entrance on or before the due date.


4. Certified or Postmarked by the United States Postal Services as mailed on or before the due date. "Postmark" does not mean the date printed by a postage meter that affixes postage to the envelope or package containing a payment.


5. Deposited with a nationally recognized express parcel carrier and properly addressed to the office of the county treasurer, paid in full for final delivery and received on or before the due date.


6. Paid by credit card or e-Check: using one of the following options:


  • Option #1 Internet: www.invoicecloud.com
  • Option #2 Phone: Call 1-844-278-9126. (Note: a convenience fee will be assessed)

Taxes are due even if you do not receive a statement.