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Budgets

Every local government unit with authority to levy a property tax must submit a budget for the coming calendar year to the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance, which has the responsibility to review and certify budgets and set tax levies and tax rates.

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  • Budget Estimate - Financial Statement - Tax Rate

    Based on data collected on Budget Form 4-B. Report displays budget and revenue estimates, June 30 cash balances, and tax rates and levies by fund as advertised and adopted by the local unit. Certified amounts are available after DLGF budget review.

  • Budget Summary

    Based on data collected on Budget Form 4-A. Report displays budget estimates by fund, department, and expenditure category as advertised and adopted by the local unit.

  • Budget Summary by Selected Fund and Department

    Based on data collected on Budget Form 4-A. Report displays budget estimates by fund, department, and expenditure category as advertised and adopted by the local unit.

  • Line-Item Budget Estimate

    Based on data collected on Budget Form 1. Report displays itemized budget estimates for each fund and department as advertised and adopted by the local unit.

  • Estimate of Miscellaneous Revenue

    Based on data collected on Budget Form 2. Report displays estimates of all revenues except property taxes by fund as submitted by the local unit. Revenue estimates used in calculating certified budgets are available after DLGF budget review.

  • Notice to Taxpayers of Budget Estimates and Tax Levies

    Budget Form 3 is the advertisement published in local newspapers concerning the budgets and levies which are to be raised in the ensuing year. In addition, this form notifies taxpayers of the dates and locations of the public hearing and budget adoption meeting.

  • Cash Balance as a Percent of Budget

    Compares June's cash on hand to budget across geographies.

  • Certified Budget, Levy, Rate

  • Certified Budget Comparison

  • Compare Units’ Total Budgeted Spending/Expected Revenue

    View budgeted spending and expected revenue per capita.

  • County Council Review Worksheet

    The County Council Review Worksheet is submitted by most units of government in order for counties to perform a non-binding review of their budgets, tax levies, and tax rates. Compares proposed amounts for the ensuing year to current-year approved amounts and the average growth in non-farm personal income.

  • Current Year Financial Worksheet

    The Current Year Financial Worksheet is used by local units to complete Budget Form 4-B. This report contains data on actual expenditures from the first half of the current year, June 30th cash balances, certified or adopted budgets from the current year, additional appropriations, and temporary loans by fund as submitted by the local unit.

  • Debt Worksheet

    The Debt Worksheet is used by local units to calculate a property tax levy to fund outstanding debt obligations.

  • Budget Submission Log

    Find out which units have submitted their budget forms and other required documents.

  • County Council Review Worksheet Submission Log

    Find out which units have submitted their County Council Review Workseet.

  • ERA Deductions/Abatement Files

    View annual submissions from counties about abatements granted in Economic Revitalization Areas.