Entries by Jessica Phillips

The New Florida Driver License is Here!

The Alachua County Tax Collector’s office is now issuing the new state of Florida driver license and ID cards. Each office became equipped with the ability to issue the new cards as of November 9th. The new, more secure cards provides Floridians the most secure over-the-counter credential on the market today. By the end of […]

Tax Collector Wins 2016, 2017 and 2018 Financial Award

Tax Collector John Power Receives State Award for Financial Excellence For the third year in a row, we received the Florida Tax Collectors Association’s (FTCA) Legacy Award for Continued Excellence in Financial Operations. The Legacy Award is the highest FTCA award recognizing proficiency in four areas of financial expertise: Budgeting, Customer Focus, Innovation and Automation, […]

Strike Out Hunger

The Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office is participating in the Strike Out Hunger, community-wide food drive event. We have donation boxes setup at each location and are accepting donations of canned and non-perishable food items from now until the end of October. The beneficiaries of the food items will be citizen’s of Alachua County and nonprofit […]

License-Free Freshwater and Saltwater Fishing for Florida Law Enforcement, First Responders, & Utility Workers

On September 22, 2017, Governor Rick Scott announced that he has expanded the license-free freshwater and saltwater fishing offer made to Florida’s law enforcement and first responders to include utility workers. At the Governor’s direction, utility workers will now be able to enjoy license-free freshwater and saltwater fishing beginning today through June 30, 2018. The […]

Tools for Schools 2017

The Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office was delighted to participate once again in the annual  Tools for Schools Supply Drive. We were able to collect over $1,000.00 in items for our teachers here in Alachua County. Thank you to all who donated and participated in the drive! Tools for Schools is a partnership of the Alachua County Board […]