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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

Property tax payments are due by March 31. Make sure you have your payment submitted on time to avoid penalities.

Walton County Tax Collector Encourages Citizens to be Careful When Renewing Tags Online to Avoid Unnecessary Costs

Citizens are encouraged to renew vehicle registrations through waltontaxcollector.com to avoid additional fees being charged by private tag agencies for the same service.

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.

Tax Collector's Office Announces Consumers Can Now Apply for Concealed Weapon Licenses

Tax Collector's Office Now Processes Concealed Weapon Applications.

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

If you would like to view the information mailed out in our property tax notices . . .

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 taxes@waltontaxcollector.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 . . . 

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

DeFuniak Springs, FL (January 8, 2014) – 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 Rhonda Skipper supports the legislation and welcomes the opportunity to add another beneficial service for local citizens...

Panhandle Graduates 18 from Public Manager Program

DeFuniak Springs, FL (July 30, 2013) – 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...

Walton County Property Tax Notices Mail 10/31

DeFuniak Springs, FL (October 23, 2013) – 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 at (850) 892-8121 or through email at taxes@waltontaxcollector.com...

Concealed Weapon Permit Applications

DeFuniak Springs, FL (January 8, 2014) – 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 Rhonda Skipper supports the legislation and welcomes the opportunity to add another beneficial service for local citizens...