County Government



Benton County Courthouse (Second Floor)
706 E 5th Street; Suite 22
Fowler, IN 47944

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed on major holidays


(765) 884-1070 

(765) 884-2008

Janet Hasser, Treasurer  Crystal Robinson

Installment Due Dates:                                                                         2016 tax rates payable 2017.

First Installment -May 10,2017

Second Installment - Nov. 13,2017

Payment Locations:
In person at: 
 Online at:

Fowler State Bank-Fowler,Kentland and Williamsport
Alliance-Oxford and Otterbein
Farmers & Merchants Bank-Boswell,Otterbein and West Lafayette 
(All credit card payments made will be subject to a processing fee of 2.75%.) They take VISA debit cards as well, and their VISA debit card fee is $3.95 Pay location number is 7490 (you will need this number for online payments). 

Parcel and Tax Information: //

Certificate Sale:  Tax Sale: September 25, 2017 at 10:00 am

Sheriff Sale: November 1, 2017 at 10:00 am


For more information about either sale: 

Are you interested in learning more about your tax bill, how property taxes are figured or how farmland is assesses? Check out the Purdue Extension Local Government YouTube videos by Larry DeBoer and Tamara Ogle for informative videos on how lcoal government finance works. Watch them here.

Larry DeBoer also writes a column, Capital Comments, which focuses on state and local government policy.  To read the column, or subscribe to the podcasts, click here. 

Find the permit you need in one place! Click here for a list of permits in Benton County.