The Wayne County Auditor is responsible to account for the county monies received each year, and to issue warrants (checks) in payment of all of the County obligations. This includes the distribution of tax dollars from real estate, personal property, and manufactured homes to the subdivisions such as townships, villages, cities, school districts, libraries and fire districts.
The Auditor also distributes motor vehicle fees, gasoline taxes, estate taxes, and local government funds.
The Auditor is the paymaster for all county employees and is responsible for the preparation of the County's Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
Wayne County Annual Financial Report
- The Wayne County Auditor holds unclaimed funds from warrants not redeemed and, in some cases, unclaimed estates from Probate Court. These funds are held for (5) years and then transferred into the General Fund.
- View the Unclaimed Funds from 2016 to 2021 **Updated Sep 17th, 2021
- In order for unclaimed funds to be released, a "claim form" must be completed.
- Application to Claim Funds
To have a Warrant Replaced, the Department must present this completed and notarized Application to the Auditor's Office.
Application for Replacement Warrant
If you have questions regarding the information on this page please call the Wayne County Auditor's Office at 330.287.5430.