Tax Collector's Offices closure, discount announced

Published: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:14 AM.

FORT WALTON BEACH —The Okaloosa County Tax Collector Offices will be closed Nov. 22 and 23 for Thanksgiving. Business can still be conducted online at

Normal operating hours will resume Monday, Nov. 26.

The final day to receive a 4 percent discount on property taxes is Nov. 30. Okaloosa County Tax Collector Ben Anderson said, "We anticipate collecting 65 percent of the tax revenue, or approximately $120 million, by the end of this month.

"We will have staff staged in the lobbies of our offices the last three days of the month to accept drop off payments by check. Customers can then get in and out of our office without having to wait in line with those conducting other transactions,” Anderson said.

The variety of payment options available includes express payment online (E-checking is free).

For more information call 651-7300.

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