Entries by Brittany McQuaig

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 […]

Congratulations Management Academy and ACCESS Graduates!

The Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office would like to congratulate our employees who graduated from the County’s Management Academy and ACCESS (Alachua County Civic Education SerieS) Program. Management Academy Graduates: Kay Kyle Valerie (not pictured) ACCESS Program Graduates: Kim F. Kim S. Kyle Shannon A big congratulations to you all for putting in the time […]

May is Motorcycle and Bicycle Safety Awareness Month

The Tax Collector’s Office is partnering with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to promote:  #ShareTheRoad  All motorists should use courtesy when driving and watch out for bicyclists and motorcyclists. After all, the road belongs to everyone. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reminds everyone, it’s One Road…Share it, Florida! […]