Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid has fed at the public trough for years.
CROWN POINT | A local pilot's spirits are soaring after Lake County officials expedited his property tax appeal and saved him more than $1,200.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County treasurer said about 1,000 customers of First Midwest Bank shouldn't pay property tax bills they are receiving.
CEDAR LAKE | Blind and living on little more than her Social Security check, Dolores Pittman soon may be homeless.
Today's topic is the ins and outs of inns. Or, to put it another way, should short-term home rentals be subject to the innkeeper's tax?
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials have no reservations about going after homeowners doubling as hoteliers for past due innkeeper taxes.
CROWN POINT | A wave of taxes may soon crash on Lake County residents who are peddling their homes as waterfront retreats.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Treasurer John Petalas said tax collections again will exceed 90 percent of the hundreds of millions of dollars owed this year by county property owners.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago, has shifted her full-time job in county government from the clerk's to the treasurer's office.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County auditor's and treasurer's offices will be open for extended hours and will forgo closing their offices Veterans Day to accommodate last-minute taxpayers.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County coroner's office is holding jewelry, a calling card, a pair of glasses and even a packet of suspected marijuana that belonged to nearly 100 deceased people.
CROWN POINT | There is a swift, if not entirely painless, way for Lake County property owners to pay their taxes this fall.
CROWN POINT | The Indiana State Board of Accounts is scolding some Lake County officials for sloppy bookkeeping and failure to promptly distribute taxes to cities, towns and township government agencies.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County treasurer said Tuesday that the 2012 tax sale was a $17.8 million success.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Treasurer John Petalas said he is encouraged by public interest in his nontraditional tax sale at the halfway mark.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Treasurer John Petalas and Auditor Peggy Katona are urging the public to get online for their upcoming tax sale.
CROWN POINT | A Merrillville lawyer is vowing to stop an upcoming Lake County treasurer's office tax sale or at least save his office from being auctioned off because its owners haven't paid taxes in 16 years.
Offering forgiveness of tax penalties to collect property taxes from delinquent taxpayers is a great way to offer a single chance to make good before properties are subject to tax sales.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Treasurer John Petalas said thousands of home and business owners can banish millions of dollars of tax penalties and late interest payments under an upcoming amnesty program. They need to follow two simple rules.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Treasurer John Petalas reminds local property owners the deadline for paying the first installment of this year's property tax is May 25.
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