VAN WERT — Van Wert County Treasurer Beverly Fuerst has announced that real estate tax bills have been mailed and are due Wednesday, July 9.

If a property owner has not received a tax bill they should call the Treasurer’s Office immediately at (419) 238-5177. In the case of mailed payments, they must be postmarked on or before July 9 to avoid any penalty.

Treasurer Fuerst encourages taxpayers to contact her office should they be interested in a monthly prepay tax installment plan or if they would like to have their taxes automatically debited from their bank account each month. Call or email Treasurer Fuerst at for more information.

First Bank of Berne is accepting tax payments.