Marion County, Indiana Tax Sale Information


The tax lien auction for Marion County will take place on Monday, September 23, 2024 through Friday, September 27, 2024. The auction will be held online at


Bidder Registration

You are able to obtain a bidder number by registering at

The registration form requires the name, address and telephone number of the bidder as well as the name and address as they are to appear on the Tax Sale Certificate. Also required is either a Social Security Number or Federal I.D. number and completion of a W-9.

A $2,500 deposit is required of all bidders for the regular portion of the tax sale. This deposit must be made directly to the Marion County Treasurer's office and you will not be approved to bid until the deposit is received. The deposit will either be applied towards any purchases made or refunded by mail if no purchases are made. For more information about bidder registration, visit

Lien Buyer Information If The Property Is Redeemed

Sold properties may be redeemed at any time within one year after the date of the sale. If a property is redeemed, the tax sale lien buyer receives:

  1. 10% of the minimum bid if redeemed not more than 6 months after the date of sale, plus the minimum bid itself; or, 15% of the minimum bid if redeemed more than 6 months but not more than one year after the date of sale, plus the minimum bid itself.
  2. A 5% per annum interest from the date of payment to the date of redemption-on the difference between the successful bid price and the minimum bid (referred to as tax sale overbid), plus the overbid itself.
  3. A 5% per annum interest from the date of payment to the date of redemption on any taxes and special assessments paid by the Tax Sale buyer subsequent to the sale, plus the actual payments made

Lien Buyer Information If The Property Is NOT Redeemed

After the expiration of the redemption period (one year) but not later than three months after the expiration of the period of redemption, the lien buyer or its assignee may file a verified petition with the court having jurisdiction over the tax sale for an order directing the County Auditor to issue a tax deed to the lien buyer.

In addition to the filing of the petition, lien buyers are required to send notice of the petition to the same parties.

Tax Lien Legal Counsel

Bidders are strongly encouraged to exercise due diligence in researching properties and obtaining the advice of legal counsel prior to purchasing tax liens in a county tax sale. Click here to get legal counsel for purchasing tax liens in Marion county.


The information on this website could be outdated or inaccurate. For more accurate and up to date information about the Marion County tax lien auction, visit the county's website.

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