County back-bills for incorrect property taxes
COLUMBIA CITY — Property tax bills are due Tuesday for Whitley County residents. However, according to County Auditor Jennifer McGuire, 72 properties received a tax bill for back taxes accrued during the last three years.The difference in taxed amount comes from homestead exemptions filed incorrectly.“The Indiana State code only allows an individual one homestead credit,” McGuire said. “That is allowed for the primary residence only. It is not allowed for a secondary property such as a lake home or rental property.”To read the rest of this story, see the Nov. 9-10 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.