In order for these deductions to be applied to your property taxes, you must be the owner of the property and filed for the deduction on or before December 31 in order for the deuctions to be credited to the taxes payable the following year. If you refinance or have a deed change at any time, you will need to re-file these deductions.
The Auditor's Office encourages you to complete the application online, but you may also complete it in person or by mail. The Auditor's Real Estate office is located in the City-County Building, 200 E. Washington St., Suite 841. The office is open from 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. You can reach a customer service representative by calling (317) 327-4646.
In order to submit the form online you must have the following before you access the application:
If you meet these requirements, you can access the form as follows:
If you have difficulties with the form, please consult our troubleshooting page.If you still experience difficulties, print and mail your signed form and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Auditor's Office.
If you do not receive a confirmation email message, please call 327-4646.
Homestead Deduction/Credit for online submission
Homestead Deduction Form - 5473 for printing and mailing
Mortgage Deduction Form - 43709 for printing and mailing