The top five taxpayers in Allen County for 2017

No. 5: General Motors Corporation was charged $4,180,224 in 2017, with a net assessed value of $231,935,930. (News-Sentinel file photo)
No. 4: IOM Health System LP (Lutheran Health System) was charged $4,651,395 in 2017, with a net assessed value of $178,428,386. (News-Sentinel file photo)
No. 3: Frontier North INC/Communications Corp./Communications Online and Long Distance was charged $4,855,826 in 2017, with a net assessed value of $158,733,730. (News-Sentinel file photo)
No. 2: Indiana Michigan Power Company / AEP Indiana Michigan Transmission Co. was charged $4,966,666 in 2017, with a net assessed value of $188,707,580. (News-Sentinel file photo)
And the No. 1 top taxpayer of 2017: GGP-Glenbrook LLC. was charged $5,231,575 in 2017, with a net assessed value of $164,561,520. (News-Sentinel file photo)

Taxes have been in the news a lot over the last couple of weeks. Here are the top five taxpayers in Allen County for 2017, ranked in order of net taxes charged, which is affected by many variables including the location of the tax property.