13 Investigates | Indiana Agency Late Fees - 13 WTHR Indianapolis


Summary: 13 Investigates analyzed the interest (late fees) paid for 117 State Agencies for the fiscal years 2009-2010 and 2010-2011. These are the total expenditures recorded by the Indiana Auditor's Office.
Highlights: This data shows the agency with the highest interest (late fees) down to the lowest. The amounts range from $515,000.00 to $0.20. The total amount in Interest/Late fees over the 2-year period: $2,878,765.82

Complete List of Late Fees/Interest Paid by State Agencies

Agency 2010 2011 2-Yr Total Interest Paid
Department of Child Services $184,268.13 $330,734.83 $515,002.96
Indiana Dept of Transportation $135,055.11 $341,478.60 $476,533.71
FSSA Medicaid $24,309.09 $286,525.69 $310,834.78
Department of Correction $157,898.26 $139,516.39 $297,414.65
Prison Enterprises Network $111,047.78 $76,401.92 $187,449.70
Division of Family Resources $30,825.25 $149,370.96 $180,196.21
Adjutant General's Office $52,079.17 $43,705.23 $95,784.40
Department of Health $9,290.05 $60,302.77 $69,592.82
Div of Disability & Rehab Svcs $12,845.00 $48,535.69 $61,380.69
State Student Assistance $58,536.36 $36.82 $58,573.18
New Castle Correctional Facility $0.00 $53,232.39 $53,232.39
IN Dept of Homeland Security $15,043.31 $37,388.18 $52,431.49
Dept of Workforce Development $39,701.07 $11,726.70 $51,427.77
Dept. of Natural Resources $24,176.02 $21,724.78 $45,900.80
IN Dept of Aging Admin $590.57 $40,342.24 $40,932.81
Department of Insurance $3,660.08 $20,520.68 $24,180.76
Commission for Higher Ed $19,424.84 $4,581.31 $24,006.15
Office of Faith-Based and Comm $9,607.67 $11,630.43 $21,238.10
Division of Mental Health $7,888.34 $10,992.91 $18,881.25
Bureau of Motor Vehicles $8,031.49 $9,291.62 $17,323.11
Criminal Justice Institute $12,790.02 $3,892.99 $16,683.01
Department of Revenue $12,579.43 $1,658.89 $14,238.32
Indiana State Police $5,273.95 $8,927.34 $14,201.29
State Budget Agency $2,000.00 $12,026.38 $14,026.38
Indiana Veteran's Home $4,240.77 $9,772.89 $14,013.66
Department of Administration $6,340.61 $6,856.03 $13,196.64
Westville Corr facility $9,312.51 $1,620.02 $10,932.53
Attorney General $867.13 $9,467.78 $10,334.91
IN Dept of Environmental Mgmt $2,733.11 $6,778.04 $9,511.15
Secretary Of State $2,240.03 $6,356.63 $8,596.66
Lieutenant Governor's office $2,984.94 $5,097.41 $8,082.35
Professional Licensing Agency $3,932.20 $3,876.22 $7,808.42
Pendleton Corr Facility $1,634.73 $5,809.55 $7,444.28
Legislative Services $7,378.35 $11.78 $7,390.13
Family & Social Services Admin $1,316.55 $5,566.05 $6,882.60
Logansport State Hospital $1,686.94 $4,772.62 $6,459.56
Office of Technology $488.16 $5,970.70 $6,458.86
Richmond State Hospital $3,977.56 $1,495.93 $5,473.49
Supreme Court $3,650.96 $1,500.30 $5,151.26
State Fair Commission $5,032.91 $0.00 $5,032.91
IN Economic Development Corp $4,951.50 $51.91 $5,003.41
Indiana Women5 Prison $963.10 $4,035.38 $4,998.48
Larue Carter State Hospital $945.19 $3,634.52 $4,579.71
Plainfield Edu Re-entry Facil $335.11 $4,230.45 $4,565.56
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation $3,105.28 $1,216.67 $4,321.95
Putnamville Corr Facility $3,361.68 $778.89 $4,140.57
Indiana State Prison $482.71 $3,309.81 $3,792.52
Department of Education $2,018.57 $1,474.15 $3,492.72
Election Board $2,087.36 $1,251.64 $3,339.00
Corr Industrial Facility $2,205.36 $871.44 $3,076.80
State Racing Commission $1,192.24 $1,843.67 $3,035.91
Indiana School for the Deaf $853.00 $1,907.16 $2,760.16
Indiana State Library $2,650.20 $57.15 $2,707.35
Integrated Public Safety Comm. $1,555.71 $803.52 $2,359.23
Motor Vehicles Commission $594.65 $1,693.20 $2,287.85
Dept of Financial institutions $1,703.94 $328.12 $2,032.06
Henryville Corr Facility $572.73 $1,352.84 $1,925.57
Reception Diagnostic Center $14.69 $1,716.23 $1,730.92
Dept. of Local Gov't Finance $1,673.37 $10.85 $1,684.22
War Memorials Commission $49.44 $1,446.02 $1,495.46
Evansville State Hospital $630.73 $692.84 $1,323.57
Public Defender Council $1,027.53 $288.68 $1,316.21
Utility Consumer Counsel $1,303.58 $0.98 $1,304.56
IN School for the Blind $1,200.23 $36.52 $1,236.75
Camp Summit Correctional Facil $157.32 $953.75 $1,111.07
Miami Correctional Facility $726.39 $359.45 $1,085.84
Rockville Corr Facility $516.77 $394.73 $911.50
South Bend Juvenile Facility $486.21 $314.89 $801.10
Madison Correctional Facility $269.01 $505.25 $774.26
Disability - State Personnel $340.74 $410.34 $751.08
Chain 0' Lakes Corr Facility $195.82 $517.18 $713.00
Prosecuting Attorney's Council $710.87 $0.00 $710.87
Pendleton Juvenile Corr Fac $461.88 $174.13 $636.01
Madison State Hospital $103.49 $495.28 $598.77
Department of Agriculture $323.07 $247.28 $570.35
Appellate Court $542.56 $12.05 $554.61
Commission on Public Records $260.70 $251.09 $511.79
Alcohol & Tobacco Commission $431.45 $71.38 $502.83
Evansville Psych Child Ctr $10.84 $479.07 $489.91
Board of Animal Health $482.39 $5.84 $488.23
Treasurer of State $463.14 $0.00 $463.14
House of Representatives $90.91 $297.05 $387.96
Senate $217.12 $169.05 $386.17
Indiana Utility Regulatory Com $349.29 $27.61 $376.90
Indianapolis Juv Corr Facility $244.48 $128.65 $373.13
Public Defender Office $39.00 $277.89 $316.89
North Central Juv Corr Fat $24.39 $230.67 $255.06
Protection Advocacy Svcs Comm $81.68 $152.08 $233.76
School Lunch Division $189.36 $0.75 $190.11
Indiana Arts Commission $147.84 $23.88 $171.72
Madison Juv Corr Facility $0.00 $170.04 $170.04
Law Enforcement Training Board $138.63 $26.74 $165.37
Governor's Office $120.31 $35.00 $155.31
Civil Rights Commission $86.51 $57.44 $143.95
State Personnel Department $130.07 $0.00 $130.07
Washington Laison $108.31 $12.15 $120.46
Branchville Corr Facility $114.19 $0.00 $114.19
Indiana Gaming Commission $78.76 $24.15 $102.91
Edinburgh Correctional Facilit $15.65 $68.53 $84.18
Plainfield Corr Facility $55.64 $20.77 $76.41
Wabash Valley Corr Facility $54.76 $20.78 $75.54
Department of Gaming Research $60.13 $0.00 $60.13
State Board of Accounts $53.32 $5.00 $58.32
Worker's Compensation Board $44.04 $3.00 $47.04
Indiana Judicial Center $2.76 $40.78 $43.54
Gov Cncl for People w/Disabili $28.11 $1.49 $29.60
Environmental Adjudication $20.81 $0.95 $21.76
Dept. of Veteran's Affairs $12.02 $2.71 $14.73
Coroner's Training Board $0.00 $8.84 $8.84
Indiana Lobby Registration Com $0.00 $8.63 $8.63
Employee Appeal Commission $6.38 $0.88 $7.26
Department of Labor $0.00 $6.22 $6.22
Office of Inspector General $0.00 $3.86 $3.86
Comm. on Proprietary Education $1.13 $1.07 $2.20
Indiana Tax Court $0.70 $1.19 $1.89
Education Employment Relations $0.00 $0.43 $0.43
Auditor of State $0.00 $0.20 $0.20
Total Late Fees $1,039,215.30 $1,839,550.52 $2,878,765.82
6.1.4 Late Payment Penalties
IC 5-17-5-1, Penalty for late payments of amounts due on public contracts, states: (a) "Except as provided in section 2 of this chapter, every state agency and political subdivision shall pay a late payment penalty at a rate of one percent (1%) per month on amounts due on written contracts for public works, personal services, goods and services, equipment, and travel whenever the state agency or political subdivision fails to make timely payment. (b) Except as provided in subsection (c), for the purposes of this section, payment is timely if: (1) a check or warrant is mailed or delivered on the date specified for the amount specified in the applicable contract documents, or, if no date is specified, within thirty-five (35) days of: (A) receipt of goods and services; or (B) receipt of a properly completed claim."
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