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IMPORTANT DEADLINES NEAR


IMPORTANT DEADLINES NEAR


TIME RUNNING OUT TO GET A 3% DISCOUNT ON PROPERTY TAXES

BARTOW, Florida/PR Free/December 27, 2006

With so much happening in the last week of the year, it?s easy to see how someone could forget some important deadlines.

Joe G. Tedder, Tax Collector for Polk County, reminds taxpayers that deadline is approaching to get the 3% discount on your tax bill. Tedder says, ?With the property tax season in full swing, property owners who are seeking a 3% discount need to pay in one of the following ways."

Paid in person at Office Locations: All payments must be received before 5:00 PM, Tuesday, January 2, 2007.

Paid over the internet at www.Polktaxes.com. Payments must be made on or before Sunday, December 31.

Paid via the Mail: Payments must be postmarked on or before Sunday, December 31.

It is also important to note that the deadline for renewing mobile home and commercial vehicle registrations is also December 31 and follows the same dates and times as above.

Please contact the Tax Collectors Office at 863-534-4700 with any questions.

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