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Shelly Townsend

[email protected]

60 S Main St Rm 102B
Spencer, IN 47460


Mail property tax bills to:
PO BOX 600
Spencer, IN 47460


The County Treasurer’s Office is responsible for billing and collecting property taxes and special assessments on real estate, personal property, and mobile homes located in the County.  This office also receives additional collections from innkeepers’ tax, Boat and Aircraft excise taxes as well. These funds are invested until they are distributed to various taxing units within the County (cities, towns, townships, schools, and libraries) or until they are disbursed for the County’s operating expenses.

The Treasurer is also responsible for Mobile Home Transfers and Mobile Home Moving Permits, those permits are processed between the hours of 8:00am and 12:00pm and between 1:00pm and 3:30pm Monday through Friday. 

The Treasurer's Office will be closed on the following days:

New Year's Day - January 1, 2024

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January 15, 2024

Good Friday - March 29, 2024

Solar Eclipse - April 8, 2024

Primary Election Day - May 7, 2024

Memorial Day - May 27,2024

Independence Day - July 4, 2024

Labor Day - September 2, 2024

Columbus Day - October 14, 2024

General Election Day - November 5, 2024

Veterans Day - November 11, 2024

Thanksgiving - November 28 & 29, 2024

Christmas - December 24 & 25, 2024


Spring installment is due: May 10, 2024

Fall installment is due:  November 12, 2024

Property tax payments can be paid in the Treasurer's office Monday though Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:00pm. You may also visit The Peoples State Bank located in Spencer at 304 E Morgan Street on the following dates: May 6th - May 10th 2024. If you choose to pay at this location, they require your coupons to process the payment and will not accept cash or credit cards for payment.

Pay your property taxes on-line [ CLICK HERE ]

Tax Sale 2024:  September 11, 2024 @ 10:00am

Location: Commissioner Room 2nd Floor Courthouse

Tax Sale:


Online services available and their rates:

  1. Credit Card services 2.95%

  2. Debit Card Services $3.95 flat fee

  3. E-Checks services $1.00 flat fee.

  4. Multiple parcels may be paid at once


At the counter:

  1. Credit Card services 2.95%

  2. Debit Card services $3.95 flat fee

  3. Certified funds ie. Cash, Cashiers Check, Money Orders

  4. Check


The Owen County Treasurer’s office is now offering an additional tool to view live tax data and payments. Click Here


Treasurer Forms Available On-Line: NA

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