Second half 2014 tax bills are in the mail

Second half 2014 real estate tax bills will be mailed this week and are due by Saturday, June 20, 2015 to avoid penalty according to Marion County Treasurer, Jan Draper. The County Treasurer’s Office will not be open on Saturday, June 20th; however, the banks listed will accept tax payments on this date. Taxpayers who […]

Reports available for public viewing at auditor’s office

The Annual Cash Basis Financial Reports for 2014 have been completed, according to the Marion County Auditor’s Office. These reports are available for inspection at their office inside the County Building, 222 West Center Street in Marion, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday, per ORC Section 117.38 and the […]

Marion County Auditor recognized for financial reporting excellence

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Marion County by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). Specifically, an Award of Financial Reporting Achievement was awarded to Marion County Auditor Joan M. Kasotis as the person “designated […]

Students Invited to Enter “Top Dog” Contest

Do you think your dog is the best dog in Marion County? If so, you could win a special license tag or other prize for your pet. To highlight the importance of licensing your dog, Marion County Auditor Joan Kasotis is inviting area youth to participate in the annual Top Dog Contest. Contest rules include: […]

Homestead Tax Exemption Deadline Nears

The deadline to apply for the Homestead Exemption for both new applicants and late applicants is Monday, June 2, 2014. According to Marion County Auditor, Joan Kasotis, an income restriction imposed by state lawmakers last year will limit who is eligible for the Homestead Exemption credit in the future. New rules governing the program will […]

Deadline Nears for Property Value Objections

Marion County Auditor Joan Kasotis is reminding property owners that the deadline to file for Board of Revision (BOR) is 4:00 P.M. on March 31, 2014. Owners who feel the combined value of their land and buildings is different from the appraised value on the auditor’s property cards may file a BOR form. Evidence should […]

Auditor: Financial Reports Available for Review

The Annual Cash Basis Financial Reports for 2013 have been completed. These reports are available for inspection at the office of the Marion County Auditor, 222 West Center Street, Marion, Ohio, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday, per ORC Section 117.38 and the Auditor of State Bulletin 2001-012.

Deadline to Apply for CAUV Nears

Marion County Auditor Joan Kasotis announced that Friday, February 28, 2014 at 4:30 P.M. is the deadline to file initial and renewal applications for CAUV, Current Agricultural Use Value. Ohio Revised Code states that all initial application for CAUV must be filed prior to the first Monday in March. If you have further questions, contact […]

Last Chance to Purchase Dog Tags Without Penalty

The Marion County Auditor’s Office is reminding residents that Friday, January 31, 2014 is the last day to purchase dog tags without a $16 per tag penalty. You can purchase dog tags at the auditor’s office and at the Marion County Dog Pound, but you can also purchase them online. When buying tags online, there […]

Marion County Auditor Elected to Association’s District Office

Marion County Auditor Joan Kasotis was installed as President of the Northwest District of the County Auditors’ Association of Ohio (CAAO) for 2014 during their annual Winter Conference. Twenty-three counties are included in the NW District. Also installed were Vice President Henry County Auditor Kevin Garringer and Secretary/Treasurer Mercer County Auditor Randall Grapner. Dave Yost, […]