Important Pre-Registration Information


***The State of Indiana requires formal business entities (IE: Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships, and Limited Partnerships) to provide a Certificate of Existence in order to purchase at the tax sale (IC 6-1.1-24-5.1). Please bring a valid copy on the day of the sale. The certificates will be kept by each county and not returned.***


Please pre-register AT LEAST 2 working days prior to the sale.


Bidder Registration Agreement


By Choosing Agree Below:
  1. Understand that I am obligated to pay, within the time set forth by the auctioneer, any bids declared final by the auctioneer.
  2. Understand that failure to pay the successful bid amount will result in a penalty of twenty-five (25%) of the bid amount and that an action may be brought by the county prosecutor to collect said penalty.
  3. Bidders failing to pay the amount bid will not be permitted to participate in the following years sale.
  4. Understand that all decisions of the auctioneer are final, and state law prohibits a person who owes delinquent taxes, special assessments, penalties, interest, or costs directly attributable to a prior tax sale from purchasing tracts or items of real property at a tax sale. I hereby affirm under the penalties for perjury that I do not owe delinquent taxes, special assessments, penalties, interest, costs directly attributable to a prior tax sale, amounts from a final adjudication in favor of a political subdivision in this county, any civil penalties imposed for the violation of a building code or ordinance of this county, or any civil penalties imposed by a health department in this county. Further, I hereby acknowledge that any successful bid I make in violation of this statement is subject to forfeiture. In the event of forfeiture, the amount of my bid shall be applied to the delinquent taxes, special assessments, penalties, interest, costs, judgments, or civil penalties I owe, and a certificate will be issued to the county executive.