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Gateway provides taxpayers and researchers with information never before available, while also streamlining the data submission process for local government officials. In order to help users navigate and understand these data, we provide some guidance below.

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These financial reports provide unaudited information on the income and expenditures of local governments by fund, and they are used to help audit the government unit. Local governments required to submit this information each year include cities, towns, counties, townships, libraries, conservancy districts and other special districts.

Learn More About the Annual Financial Report Data: This document (also available via the Report Builder) helps explain the purpose behind the data collection and tips to understanding the information available.

File Layout Documentation: This document (also available via the Download page) enables one to correctly interpret the column headers in the downloaded files and provides descriptions of the fields.

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The Certified Net Assessed Value (CNAV) data provides information on the tax base and is used during the budgeting process.

File Layout Documentation: This document (also available via the Download page) enables one to correctly interpret the column headers in the downloaded files and provides descriptions of the fields.

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The budget forms provide information on what a local taxing unit plans (budgets) to spend in a given year.

Learn More About the Budget Data: This document (also available via the Report Builder) helps explain the purpose behind the data collection and tips to understanding the information available.

File Layout Documentation: This document (also available via the Download page) enables one to correctly interpret the column headers in the downloaded files and provides descriptions of the fields.

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Each public school corporation is required to report on their collective bargaining with the Indiana Education Employment Relations Board. Gateway is now being used to collect and publish those data.

Learn More About the Collective Bargaining Data: This document (also available via the Report Builder) helps explain the purpose behind the data collection and tips to understanding the information available.

These data help the public know how much local government debt has been issued, the cost of interest to support the borrowing, the purpose of the borrowing, the source of repayment, and the total outstanding balances.

Learn More About the Debt Management Data: This document (also available via the Report Builder) helps explain the purpose behind the data collection and tips to understanding the information available.

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The 100R data provide taxpayers with compensation information for public employees of state government, state universities, state boards and commissions, and all local units of government.

Learn More About the Report of Names, Addresses, Duties and Compensation of Public Employees (Form 100R): This document (also available via the Report Builder) helps explain the purpose behind the data collection and tips to understanding the information available.

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The property tax reports provided on Gateway show the amount of taxes collected and spent by each unit of local government, as well information about levies and property tax cap amounts.

Learn More About the Property Tax Data: This document (also available via the Report Builder) helps explain the purpose behind the data collection and tips to understanding the information available.

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Redevelopment Commissions are required to submit a report (not standardized at this time) for review to the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance. These reports are submitted in PDF and available via the Gateway in the form in which they were submitted.

Learn More About the Redevelopment Commission Reports: This document (also available via the Report Builder) helps explain the purpose behind the data collection and tips to understanding the information available.

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Solid waste management districts are required to submit financial and programmatic data according to Senate enrolled act SB 131.

Learn More About the Solid Waste Management District Data: This document (also available via the Report Builder) helps explain the purpose behind the data collection and tips to understanding the information available.

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Information about TIF districts are collected through Gateway on an annual basis.

Learn More About the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Data: This document helps explain the purpose behind the data collection and tips to understanding the information available.

Data Calendar

Report Type Collected During Made Public
Annual Financial Report January through March March
Assessed Value Summer Fall
Budgets July through October November
Collective Bargaining December January
Debt Management Ongoing Ongoing
Economic Development Reporting September October
Employee Compensation January February
Other Post-Employment Benefits January February
Redevelopment Commissions March April
Solid Waste Management Districts March April
TIF Management October November