News-Sentinel.com Your Town. Your Voice.
Local Business Search
Stock Summary
Dow17856.78-278.94
Nasdaq4927.37-55.44
S&P 5002071.26-29.78
AEP55.01-2.07
Comcast60.370.045
GE25.42-0.4
ITT Exelis23.94-0.11
LNC58.920.59
Navistar29.86-0.44
Raytheon105.22-1.75
SDI18.23-0.53
Verizon48.29-0.63

County's annual tax sale collects $789,000

Friday, October 4, 2013 - 6:47 am

Allen County’s annual sale of tax-delinquent properties recovered a total of $789,390.28 in taxes Wednesday, which will be distributed to local governments. Treasurer Sue Orth said 320 properties were available in this year’s sale attended by 199 bidders from across the country.

A total of 667 properties went on sale, with more than $1.7 million in taxes owed. Properties that did not sell will be deeded to the county. Last year’s auction sold 436 properties, recouping about $1.11 million.