Belmont County Auditor - Anthony Rocchio

Belmont County, Ohio – A recent financial audit by the Auditor of State’s office for the year ending December 31, 2017 has returned a clean audit report. Belmont County Auditor, Roger P. Conroy and his staff have earned the Auditor of State Award for excellence in financial reporting.

“As Auditor of Belmont County, I am honored to accept this award on behalf of the county and numerous employees who have contributed to the compilation of this report.”

The Auditor of State Award is presented to local governments and school districts upon the completion of a financial audit. Entities that receive the award meet the following criteria of a “clean” audit report:

  • The entity must file timely financial reports with the Auditor of State’s office in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles);
  • The audit report does not contain any findings for recovery, material citations, material weakness, significant deficiencies, Single Audit findings or questioned costs;
  • The entity’s management letter contains no comments related to:
    • Ethics referrals
    • Questioned costs less than $10,000
    • Lack of timely report submission
    • Reconciliation
    • Failure to obtain a timely Single Audit
    • Findings for recovery less than $100
    • Public meetings or public records

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The lands, lots, and parts of lots returned delinquent by the county treasurer of Belmont County, with the taxes, assessments, interest, and penalties, charged thereupon agreeably to law, are contained and described in the following list. The list includes any parcel delinquent over $10.00. The delinquent list is available for viewing here on the Belmont County Auditor’s web site.

Notice is hereby given that the whole of such several tracts, lots or parts of lots will be certified for foreclosure by the county auditor pursuant to law unless the whole of the delinquent taxes, assessments, interest, and penalties are paid within one year. The names of persons who have entered into a written undertaking with the county treasurer to discharge the delinquency are designated by an asterisk or have been stricken from the list.

View Delinquent Land Tax Notice List

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The Auditor’s office is finished conducting a reappraisal of all properties in the county. The reappraisal is ordered by the Department of Taxation every six years and will take effect for tax year 2012, payable in calendar year 2013.

NOTICE

Notice is hereby given, in compliance with Section 5713.01, Revised Code, that the reappraisal of all real property in Belmont County has been completed and pursuant to Section 5715.17, Revised Code, the tax returns of Belmont County, for the tax year 2012, have been revised and the valuations completed and are open for public inspection at the office of the County Auditor in the Court House, St. Clairsville, Ohio.

Complaints against any valuation or assessment, except of valuations fixed and assessments made by the Tax Commissioner of Ohio, will be heard by the County Board of Revision at the Court House, St. Clairsville, Ohio beginning November 26, 2012, at 10:00 A.M. for a period of two weeks.

Complaints must be made in writing on blanks furnished by the County Auditor and filed in his office on or before March 31, 2013, or at anytime during which taxes are received by the County Treasurer without penalty for the first half taxes.

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