Van Wert County, Ohio
Treasurer's Office
Beverly A. Fuerst, Treasurer
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Court House Suite 200          121 E. Main Street          Van Wert, Ohio   45891          (419) 238-5177

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The Treasurer is the tax collector, banker, and investment official of the county. The major responsibility is the collection of various taxes. The County Treasurer receives all monies collected by other departments via pay-ins and prepares a daily financial statement to be given to the county auditor. Also, redeems all county warrants issued by the auditor. In addition, the county treasurer invests inactive funds for various periods of time, which earns interest for the county's general fund. The Treasurer must be a leader in the area of fiscal management and accountability. Records must be kept current and accurate. 

By Law the Treasurer serves on numerous Boards including: Investment Advisory Board; Board of Revision; Data Processing Board; Micrographics Board; and the Budget Commission. A number of elected officials are required to file their bonds with the treasurer's office. The Treasurer, by law, is required to file a financial disclosure statement with the Ohio Ethics Commission annually. The Treasurer is also required to complete at least 12 hours of continuing education each year.