Where are my property tax dollars going? How are my property tax dollars spent?

Published 04/14/2008 07:23 AM   |    Updated 10/02/2013 02:52 PM

Where are my property tax dollars going? How are my property tax dollars spent?

Property tax dollars are primarily used to finance local governments. Of every property tax dollar you pay, 99 cents fund local government services provided by counties, cities, school corporations, and libraries.

Statewide average revenue distribution of each property tax dollar:

2012 total

% total

Schools

$2,510,808,291

40.3%

Cities/Towns

$1,240,523,818

19.9%

Counties

$1,116,775,943

17.9%

TIFs

$499,919,861

8.0%

Special Districts

$409,970,387

6.6%

Libraries

$264,280,271

4.2%

Townships

$182,012,831

2.9%

For more information, please see http://www.in.gov/dlgf/2338.htm, or call 317.232.3777.

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