Entries by Brittany McQuaig

Protect Florida’s Vulnerable Road Users, Share The Road

May is Motorcycle and Bicycle Awareness Month and the Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office is partnering with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to encourage drivers to Share the Road, so all road users can Arrive Alive!  All motorists should use extra caution when driving around bicyclists, motorcyclists and commercial motor vehicles (CMV). […]

Congratulations Management Academy Graduates!

The Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office would like to congratulate our employees who graduated from the County’s Management Academy program.  These employees spent seven classes worth of time improving  upon their leadership skills and learning other ways that will help motivate their team members and promote a more efficient, positive workplace. The follow graduates are: […]

Tax Collector Team Donates 142 lbs. to Local Food Drive

The Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office partnered with other county and city agencies, participated in the 2016 Strike Out Hunger Food Drive sponsored by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission of Florida.  The Tax Collector team donated 142 lbs. of non-perishable food items which will go to local food banks and families in need this […]

Tax Collector’s Office Wins Statewide Legacy Award for Financial Excellence

The following statement was released by the Florida Tax Collector’s Association:   Tallahassee, FL – John Power, Tax Collector for Alachua County, has earned a special designation for excellence in the field of financial operations. The Tax Collector’s financial records, practices and use of technology are rigorously reviewed by a judging panel in consideration for this […]

We’ve Relocated Our Southwest Office

The Southwest Tax Collector’s location has moved.  We’ve relocated the Southwest branch to 3837 Windmeadows Blvd. (behind Best Buy in Butler Plaza) – two blocks west of our old location. We have two other office locations to better serve you: Northwest Branch – 5801 NW 34th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32653 Downtown Branch – 12 SE […]

Alachua County Students Take Part in New Driver Program

The Alachua County Tax collector’s Office opened it’s doors this past Saturday to welcome students looking to obtain their Learner’s Permit or Driver License.  The office partnered with Alachua County high schools and their Driver Education Instructors to bring in students and parents in on the weekend.  Typically parents would have to take off work […]