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TAX COLLECTOR'S OFFICE FIRST IN STATE WITH ON-LINE PAYMENTS


TAX COLLECTOR'S OFFICE FIRST IN STATE WITH ON-LINE PAYMENTS


07/25/00 - BARTOW

Joe G. Tedder, CFC, Tax Collector for Polk County, Florida announced that his is the first Tax Collector's Office in the state and the first local government office in Polk County to offer a full compliment of e-commerce services. These on-line payment services are available to customers beginning Wednesday, July 26, 2000.

Polk County residents can now log onto (this site) and make Auto, Boat and Mobile Home Registration Renewal payments, as well as make Property Tax, Occupational "License" Tax, and Hunting/Fishing license payments.

"In the emerging area of e-commerce, we are proud to be able to offer the people of Polk County the convenience of on-line payments," said Tedder.

In addition to on-line payments, the Tax Collector's Office web site now features a new user friendly home page and other upgraded features throughout the entire web site.

Tedder said, "More and more people will go to internet sites like (this one) to conduct their business and/or find the information they need."

customer logs onto (this site) and selects "Make Payment." From the customer will receive an electronic confirmation followed by a hard copy receipt and materials within 5 business days.

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