Auditor's Office

Department Overview

Financial Manager for DeKalb County. This is an elected position. The Auditor's office maintains all financial records of the county-payroll, claims and budgets.

Duties and Responsibilities of the County Auditor

The County Auditor is responsible for a myriad of duties across all levels of county government. Although the Auditor is best known for the roll of tax assessor, it is only one of the many functions of the office.

The Auditor provides the following Services:
  • Files all exemptions, including Mortgage, Homestead, Age, Veterans Disability, Geothermal, Property and Tax Abatements
  • Deed Transfers
  • Filing of Real Estate appeals
The Auditor provides the following Information:
  • Real Estate Transfers and aerial maps
  • Commissioner's minutes
  • Council minutes
  • Employee information
  • Ditch Assessments
  • Real Estate and Personal assessments
  • Tax rates and tax calculations
  • Exemptions available
note: fees may be applicable

Understanding Your Tax Bill


Contact Us

Jan Bauman, Auditor
100 S Main St
Auburn, IN 46706
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  • Phone: (260) 925-2362
  • Fax: (260) 925-5948
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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