Deanna Willhoite, Auditor
201 Courthouse Square
Lebanon, IN 46052
Telephone: (765) 482-2940
The County Auditor is an Indiana Constitutional office holder according to Article 6, Section 2. Elected for a four-year term of office, limited to two terms or eight years of service in a twelve year period.
Overview of County Auditor's Responsibilities
Maintains the official ledger of the County: Receipts, Appropriations and Reimbursements. Fiscal official for all county funds and grants. Audits all county department claims. Administers payroll & maintains all county personnel files.
Compiles budget for County Council approval, including advertising the proposed and approved rates.
Records minutes for the County Council - keeps official records of contracts, bonds, minutes, and indebtedness.
Maintains exemptions and deductions.
Maintains TIF records and oversees Tax Abatements
Transfers all property deeds. Certifies property owners.
Distributes tax dollars to taxing units in county. Prepares settlement spread sheet for Auditor of State.