Thank you for your interest in your local government. The purpose of this page is to allow the taxpayers of Tippecanoe County an opportunity to access information available from the Auditor's Office using the available technology.

Welcome to the Tippecanoe County Auditor's Office

The Auditor is the Chief Financial Officer of the County. The staff is responsible for handling all receipts and disbursements of county funds, creating financial statements for the county, completing annual reports for review by the State Board of Accounts, and processing payroll for all county employees.

Additionally, the office handles all transfers of ownership of real property, maintains property boundary information on the County GIS system, calculates property tax for all real, personal, mobile home, drainage and special assessment records, controls distributions of tax collections, special assessments, and special revenue collections for all units of government within Tippecanoe County, including the Cities of Lafayette and West Lafayette and three full and one shared school districts.

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. 

Mission Statement

It is the highest goal of the Tippecanoe County Auditor to consistently provide professional and courteous service to the public in a timely manner.  We are committed to providing accurate accounting, reporting, and auditing services to citizens and governmental taxing units in accordance with federal, state, and local laws in an efficient and cost effective manner.

Please contact our office with any questions you may have at 765-423-9207 or


Contact Us

Bob Plantenga,
County Auditor

County Office Building
2nd Floor
20 N 3rd St
Lafayette, IN 47901
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  • Phone:  (765) 423-9207
  • Fax:  (765) 423-9354
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  • Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

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