Services & Duties
- Maintains the County’s bank accounts and investments
- Billing and collection of real and personal property taxes
- Issues permits to move mobile homes or transfer titles
- Pursues collections of delinquent property taxes
- Conducts annual tax sale
- Property tax clearance schedule (Alcohol)
Tax Payment Methods
Pay by Mail:
We accept personal checks, certified checks, and money orders. Make checks payable to the Treasurer, Wells County. Mail must be postmarked by the due date. Returned, delayed, lost, or misdirected mail may become delinquent. Please ensure the mailing address is complete and accurate, obtain proof of mailing date, and use the correct amount of postage.
Mail your payment to:
Wells County Treasurer
102 W. Market St., Suite 204
Bluffton, IN 46714
Pay at the Treasurer’s Office:
Office hours are 8 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The office is closed to observe legal holidays. We accept checks, cash, cashier’s check, and money orders. Make checks payable to the Treasurer, Wells County. Credit/debit card payments are accepted in the office but can be made on-line or by phone. (See instructions below.)
Pay at a Bank:
The following local banks accept payments: First Bank of Berne, First Merchants Bank, Ossian State Bank & 1st Source Bank.
You will need to provide your Tax Statement along with your payment. Bank locations outside of the County do not accept payment for County taxes. Banks are not allowed to accept payments after the official deadline.
To make a credit or debit card payment online, Click Here. There is a 2.5% fee for credit card service, and a flat fee of $3.95 for VISA debit card. Please print or record your transaction number for future reference.
To make an electronic check payment online, Click Here. A $1.50 flat rate will be added.