Freeport Location Now Open For Business
Rhonda Skipper, Walton County Tax Collector announces opening of Freeport location
April Renewal Notices
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 26, 2019
DeFuniak Springs --Walton County residents with April vehicle and vessel registration dates will receive renewal notices that contain incorrect information. The Tax Collector’s office is notifying affected customers and has taken steps to correct the renewal notices. The error was a result of a software programming mistake by the mail vendor utilized by the Tax Collector’s office to print and mail renewal notices.
Correct notices will be mailed out by Friday March 1, 2019 and the affected Walton County residents will receive correct notices no later than early next week, at no expense to taxpayers.
Walton County Tax Collector returns excess fees totaling $1,405,008.51 to taxing authorities
DeFuniak Springs, FL (November 16, 2018) – Walton County Tax Collector Rhonda Skipper returned excess fees totaling $1,405,008.51 to various taxing authorities representing the citizens of Walton County on October 31, 2018.
WALTON COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR HONORED WITH FLORIDA TAX COLLECTOR'S ASSOCIATION DISTINQUISHED SERVICE AWARDS
Walton County Tax Collector Honored
with FTCA Distinquished service awards
Rhonda Skipper elected as FTCA District One Director
Walton Tax Collector Rhonda Skipper elected as District One Director
Excellence in Finance Legacy Award
Walton Tax Collector’s Office Honored
with Excellence in Finance Operations Legacy Award
Online Tax Certificate Sale Generates $3.6 Million
Tax Collector Rhonda Skipper held the annual tax certificate auction online for the eleventh consecutive year on June 1, attracting just over 31,278 bids and generating $3,663,540.60.
Tax Collector Rhonda Skipper Reminds Tax Payers of Approaching March 31 Property Tax Deadline
Walton County Tax Collector Rhonda Skipper is reminding citizens March 31 is the deadline to pay property taxes without penalty. To ensure your payment is received on time, please remember in person payments must be received in the office by 4:30 p.m..
Tax Collector's New Software Offers Customers Improved Online Experience
Walton County citizens and property owners will see several enhancements when conducting online business with the Tax Collector’s Office. The implementation of a new software system, TaxSys®, at the end of September allowed for enhancements to simplify online payments and property tax searches as well as make these features more mobile-friendly.
Walton County Tax Collector, Rhonda Skipper, Receives State Award for Excellence
Rhonda Skipper, Tax Collector in and for the Walton County political subdivision, has earned a special designation for excellence in the field of financial operations. A judging panel performed a detailed review of the Tax Collector’s financial records, practices and use of technology in considering Skipper for the honor.
Rhonda Skipper, Walton County Tax Collector's Office Now Offers Concealed Weapon License Renewal Processing
Tax Collector now processing concealed weapon permit renewals.
Tax Collector Warns Citizens of Misleading Notice Referencing Property Information
Tax Collector warns citizens to scrutinize mail as a misleading notice is circulating referencing property tax information and if not looked at closely could be mistaken for a tax bill.
Tax Collector's Office Shares Story At Learning Summit in New Mexico
Chief Deputy Cory Godwin represented the Tax Collector's Office in Albuquerque New Mexico presenting two, two-hour sessions on organizational culture and how it redefined the purpose of the Tax Collector team and propelled the organization towards performance excellence.
Tax Collector and Sheriff Offices Team Up to Rally Community Around Local Family's Need
The Walton County Tax Collector and Sheriff Offices have team up to help the family of Krystal Newhouse a Walton County teen who battled cancer earlier this year and still faces a tough recovery.
Tax Collector Warns Citizens About Misleading Notice Referencing Property Information
Misleading notices received by some citizens references property tax information, but is not a legitimate tax notice. Tax Collector warns citizens to scrutinize notifications before mailing payment.
November 2014 Property Tax Information
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Walton County Property Tax Notices Mailed 10/31
DeFuniak Springs, FL (October 27, 2014)- Walton County tax bills will be mailed Friday, October 31. The Walton County Tax Collector’s Office urges property owners who haven’t received a bill by the second week in November to please contact the office at (850) 892-8121 or through email at email@example.com.
Walton County Tax Collector's Office Honored As Governor's Sterling Award Recipient
DeFuniak Springs, FL (May 11, 2014) – Walton County Tax Collector Rhonda Skipper and her 32 member team have been selected by The Florida Sterling Council as a 2014 recipient of the Governor’s Sterling Award (GSA), the highest honor in Florida to recognize organizations for performance excellence . . .
Concealed Weapon Permit Applications
Senate Bill 544 aims to assist citizens in applying for concealed weapons by making this a service offering of Tax Collectors. The proposed legislation would increase the number of physical locations available to citizens for permit application processing.
Tax Collector Hosts Tax Tailgate 11/27
DeFuniak Springs, FL (November 25, 2013) – The Walton County Tax Collector’s Office will be offering a tax tailgate service on Wednesday, November 27, combining curbside tax collection with a food donation drive. The curbside collection service will be available in both the DeFuniak Springs and Santa Rosa Beach office parking lots from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m...
Returned Excess Fees
Walton County Tax Collector Rhonda Skipper presented the Walton County Board of County Commissioners and taxing authorities with $526,500.92 in excess fees at the end of October.
Walton County Property Tax Notices Mail 10/31
Walton County tax bills will be mailed Thursday, October 31. The Walton County Tax Collector’s Office urges property owners who haven’t received a bill by the second week in November to please contact the office.
Panhandle Graduates 18 from Public Manager Program
Last Thursday, 18 professionals from Walton, Okaloosa, and Escambia Counties walked the stage at Florida State University to receive their credentials as Certified Public Managers (CPM). The graduates were participants in the first locally offered CPM class.