Welcome to the Hancock County Auditor Homepage.
It is my pleasure to serve as Auditor of Hancock County, Ohio. As Auditor I serve as the County's Chief Fiscal Officer, Chief Assessor, Chief Payroll Officer, and Sealer of Weights and Measures. As fiscal officer, the auditor is responsible for maintaining county financial records, issuing warrants (checks) for payment of county obligations and preparing the County's Annual Financial Report (CAFR). As assessor, the auditor determines property values for taxing purposes and transferring real property deeds. And, as sealer of weights and measures, the auditor tests and certifies the accuracy of various commercial measuring devices, such as gasoline pumps, to ensure consumer protection.
If you would like more information on CAUV - please visit the Department of Taxation Website: http://www.tax.ohio.gov/real_property/cauv.aspx
If you would like to review the information presented at the CAUV meeting from 10/2/13: Powerpoint Presentation (viewable in Adobe)
AUDITOR'S OFFICE ANNOUNCES NEW PROPERTY VALUES AVAILABLE
2013 is an update year for the County of Hancock. This means that under State law the Auditor is required to perform a triennial. A triennial update to values is based on sales data. As the Auditor of Hancock County, it is my duty to reflect the market as indicated by sales from 2010-2012.
Hancock County 2013 values by parcel are now available on REGIS Online. The final stages of this process are underway. Please check your property information and call my office if you have any questions.NOTICE OF INCREASE IN STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE
STATE RATE INCREASES FROM 5.5% TO 5.75%
EFFECTIVE SEPT. 1, 2013
The state sales tax rate on the storage, use or other consumption of tangible personal property or services and retail sales made on or after Sept. 1, 2013, is 5.75%. Please note that all local Ohio jurisdictions impose a local sales and use tax in addition to the state rate. The Ohio Department of Taxation provides a database of sales and use tax https://thefinder.tax.ohio.gov/StreamlinSalesTaxWeb/Default.aspx
The Increase in State Sales and Use Tax Rate will change the Sales and Use Tax in
Hancock County from 6.50% to 6.75%
6.75% Tax Rate Schedule (effective Sept. 1, 2013)