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TAX COLLECTOR RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF MERIT


TAX COLLECTOR RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF MERIT


Office Recognized For Expertise

BARTOW, Florida/ PR Free/ September 28, 2012

The Office of Joe G. Tedder, Tax Collector is one of only four of Florida's 67 tax collector office to earn a special designation for excellence in the field of financial operations. The Certificate of Merit was issued September 19, 2012.

A judging panel named by the Florida Tax Collectors Association performed a detailed review of the financial records, practices and use of technology in considering Tax Collectors for the honor.

The Excellence in Financial Operations Award is the highest achievement the Florida Tax Collector's Association can award a local Tax Collector. The judging process included a detailed review of the financial functions of the Polk County Tax Collector's Office for Fiscal Year 2011.

To be considered for the award, Tedder's office was required to demonstrate proficiency in four areas of expertise: Innovation and automation; a perfect annual audit report; customer focus; and, budgeting.

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