The Wabash County Treasurer has already made her first tax distribution to various agencies based on real estate taxes already paid. Beverly McBride said her office released $6,440,737.31 on November 9th, just days after the first due date of November 3rd. She told commissioners Monday that those agencies have been urged to have their levy requests for next year file with her office by December 22nd.
With several days to go before the second due date of December 1st, around 76-percent of real estate tax money due the county has been received. Wabash County Treasurer Beverly McBride said her office has collected $8,354,333.86 to date, leaving just $2,633,902.28 left to collect. The next due date is December 1st, plus a 1-point-5 percent penalty will be assessed on any first installment money still out there.