If you own a home or are buying on a recorded contract, and use it as your primary place of residence, your home and up to one acre of land could qualify for a Homestead deduction.
General Instructions for All Deductions
Deduction applications must be completed and dated by December 31 of the year before the first year the taxpayer wishes to claim the deduction and must be filed in the Auditor's office or postmarked on or before January 5th of the year the taxpayer wishes to obtain the deduction.
How to Submit the Application Online
In order to submit the application online you must have the following:
- A personal e-mail address.
- The last five digits of your Social Security number, or the last five digits of your Driver's License number if you do not have a Social Security number.
- The last five digits of your Spouse's Social Security number, or the last five digits of your Spouse's Driver's License number if they do not have a Social Security number.
- If your property is titled in the name of a trust you will need to mail/email a copy of the trust documents to the Allen County Auditor's Office.
- If you or your spouse does not have a Driver's License or State Identification Card, please contact our office at 260-449-7241 for instructions on how to complete the form.
If you meet these requirements, please click the link below for more information and to access the application: