Tax Collector Raises Almost $9000 for United Way

The Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office raised almost $9000 in this year’s United Way Campaign, a new record for the organization.  “We had incredible support this year, and came up with a new and innovative fundraising campaign to really get our staff involved,” said Linda Power, Human Resources Administrator.

The $8,955 raised this year by the organization is a $1,100 increase from last year, and a $2,500 increase from 2012.

More information on the United Way of North Central Florida can be found on their website,

Tax Collector’s Office Closed for Martin Luther King Day

The Tax Collector’s Office will be closed on Monday, January 19th for Martin Luther King day.  Please enjoy your holiday!

John Power Sworn in as Tax Collector

Alachua County’s newest Tax Collector, John Power, was sworn into office today.  In front of a crowd of around 50 friends and co-workers, John took the oath of office.  After the ceremony, John emphasized his commitment to serving the public with integrity, innovation, fiscal responsibility, and respect.