Taxpayers Association 
of Vigo County

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                             Benefits of Membership

Education, Representation, Publication

Education

  • Consultation on property taxation for any and all members
  • Educational community involvement and education (The Eagle Competition)
  • Director is available for presentations to organized community groups on tax issues  with no charge
  • Annual meeting speaker----- informational
  • Analysis of collected taxes and spending
  • Analysis of tax shifting
  • Anonymous research and investigation of specific problems for members

Representation

  • Director represents you as an ex-officio member on several government committees
  • Better local government due to the presence of the association (transparency)
  • Watchdog activity ? public meeting representation
  • Representation and input at local Cracker-barrels in January, February, March, and April
  • Director has a one-on-one rapport with most elected and appointed officials
  • Annual meeting----- each member has one vote
  • Taxpayer's Association board of directors membership opportunity
  • Lower property taxes ? Assessed Valuation appeal help
  • Supported Financial Consultant for City of Terre Haute Council
  • Input on major tax issues such as the annexation of parts of Honey Creek Township
  • The Taxpayers Association supported Vigo County CAGIT and EDIT taxes
  • The Taxpayers Association objected to artificial turf on three Vigo County High School football fields with an initial cost near TWO MILLION dollars
  • The Taxpayers Association objected to replacing school buses simply because they are ten years old unless they had a safety issue. 
  • The Taxpayers Association seriously objected to the proposed "storm water fee" during the 2016 fall sessions of city budget process. The storm water fee was not passed.

Publications

  • Annual Reports-----Condensed source of tax and government information; Vigo County transparency (not produced in other counties)
  • Web site  updated regularly- informational-www.taxtopics.org
  • Special e-mails 
  • Periodic reports 
  • Monthly reports Tax Matters (weekly 2005 -- 2009; monthly 2010 & 2011)

 The TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION maintains a business office at 506 Ohio Street suite 7, Terre Haute, IN 47807 and is a 501 (C) (4) not-for-profit organization.

TAXPAYERS   ASSOCIATION of VIGO COUNTY

  MEMBERSHIP DUES  SCHEDULE

EFFECTIVE  JANUARY 1, 2016

 

BUSINESS
 If you own your business property, use the ?Property Tax $$$? columns.  If you lease your business property, use the ?Lease Footage? columns.
Property Tax $$$ Dues 

 Lease Footage
(in Square Feet)

$0 - 2,000

$110.00

0 - 2,000

 $2,001 - 5,000

$137.50

2,001 - 5,000

 $5,001 - 10,000

$275.00

5,001 - 10,000

$10,001 - 30,000

$550.00

10,001 - 30,000

$30,001 - 60,000

$825.00

30,001 - 60,000

 $60,001 - 100,000

 $1,100.00

60,001 - 100,000

 $100,001 - 200,000 $1,650.00100,001 - 200,000
 $200,001 - 350,000 $2,200.00200,001 - 350,000
 $350,001 - 500,000 $2,750.00350,001 - 500,000
$500,001 - 1,000,000 $3,850.00500,001 - 1,000,000
$1,000,001 and up $5,500.00 1,000,001 and up

 

 NON-BUSINESS:

 Personal Dues

 $40.00

 Taxpayers Association Application for

Membership