SHALIMAR — Representatives from the Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office will conduct workshops educating citizens on the annual tax certificate sale.

"Our workshops are a great place to share valuable information about this sale, which offers winning bidders an opportunity to earn between 5-18 percent interest. In 2016, investors earned an average of 6.15 percent," Tax Collector Ben Anderson said.

These workshops are set:

 


6 p.m. May 9, OCTC office, 701 E. John Sims Parkway, Niceville.
6 p.m. May 11, Okaloosa Administration Building, 1250 N. Eglin Parkway, Suite 101, Shalimar. This workshop will also be live-streamed on the OCTC Facebook page.
6 p.m. May 18, OCTC office, 302 Wilson St. N, Crestview.
6 p.m. May 23, Okaloosa Administration Building, 1250 N. Eglin Parkway, Suite 101, Shalimar. This workshop will also be live-streamed on the OCTC Facebook page.

 

Potential investors can log on to www.BidOkaloosa.com to learn more. Bidding begins May 10 and ends June 1.

The required published advertisement of delinquent parcels appears in the Crestview News Bulletin May 10, 17 and 24 editions. Copies will also be available at all OCTC locations and www.OkaloosaTax.com.

Delinquent taxpayers have until 4 p.m. May 31 to make payments on their account or a certificate will be sold June 1. Payment must be made by cash, cashier's check, money order or by credit card.

Call the Tax Department at 651-7604 with questions concerning the tax certificate sale.