The Auditor is the Chief Financial Officer of the County. The staff is responsible for:

  • Calculating property tax for all real, personal, mobile home, drainage and special assessment records
  • Completing annual reports for review by the State Board of Accounts
  • Controlling distributions of tax collections, special assessments, and special revenue collections for all units of government within Jefferson County, including the City of Madison and Town of Hanover
  • Creating financial statements for the county
  • Handling all receipts and disbursements of county funds
  • Handling all transfers of ownership of real property
  • Maintaining property boundary information on the County GIS system
  • Processing payroll for all county employees
  • Accounts Payable
  • Property Deductions-Age, Blind, Disability, Disabled Veterans, Mortgage & Homestead

County Council

The Auditor also serves as the Secretary to County Council. The Auditor maintains all budgets, salary ordinances, additional appropriations, transfers, and abatement applications as well as the minutes of all County Council proceedings.

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Service Fee
Aerial Tax Maps $2
County Maps - Available in Surveyor's Office $5
Deed Transfer Fee $10 per parcel
Sales Disclosure Fee $20
Public Records $0.25 per page
Tax Sale List
$0.10 per page
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