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 ext. 8144 (Peggy)

(765) 884-2008

Peggy Puetz, Treasurer , Deputy Treasurer


Installment Due Dates:                                                                         2015 tax rates payable 2016.

First Installment -May 11, 2016

Second Installment - Nov. 10, 2016

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). 

Certificate Sale:  Tax Sale: 

Sheriff Sale: November 2, 2016


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.