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.
It's that time of year to begin registering dogs for the 2015 dog tag season. Registration is open from December 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015. The price of a 2015 one-year dog tag is $20.00. By law, any tag purchased after January 31, 2015 will be assessed a $20.00 penalty for a total of $40.00 per dog. Don't delay, get your dog's tag today!
As Auditor of Hancock County, I am pleased to present the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the year ended December 31, 2013. This report conforms to accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (GAAP) and provides full and complete disclosure of the financial position and operations of the County. Click here to view the County’s 2013 CAFR
Hancock County's 2015 Appropriations (expenses) are now available for public viewing. This working document is provided in a clear, concise format which is reader-friendly. The County Commissioners will take formal action to adopt the 2015 Appropriations before the end of the current year. Click here to view the 2015 Appropriations
The Hancock County Budget Commission will meet each Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in the Auditor's Office in the Courthouse if deemed necessary.
Click here to view May 2014 Tax Levy information
Click here to view November 2014 Tax Levy information
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)