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Advisory 4: March 17, 2020 – Concealed Weapon Permit Applications Cancelled Until Further Notice

March 17, 2020 – Concealed Weapon Permit Applications Cancelled Until Further Notice

Effective immediately and until further notice, our office will not be processing any Concealed Weapon Permit Applications. As of this moment, the Jacksonville regional office of the Florida Department of Agriculture remains open to assist with new applications and renewals. We appreciate your understanding as we continue to modify our services to make the safety of our customers and staff a top priority.

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Advisory 3: March 16, 2020 – Road Tests Cancelled Until Further Notice

March 16, 2020 – Road Tests Cancelled Until Further Notice

Effective Monday, March 16th, 2020, and until further notice, the Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles has suspended driving road tests. For the protection of our citizens and our staff, the Alachua County Tax Collector’s office is also suspending all driving road tests until further notice. Pre-scheduled appointments are effectively cancelled and future exam appointments are unavailable until further notice. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we do our part of social distancing to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19.

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Advisory 2: March 16, 2020 – Emergency Order Executed by the Florida Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV)

March 16, 2020 – Emergency Order Executed by the Florida Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV)

The Emergency Order extends all Florida driver licenses (including Florida Commercial Driver Licenses) and identification cards that will expire in the next 30 days. All Florida driver licenses and identification cards set to expire in the next 30 days will be granted a 30-day extension beyond their current expiration date. This Order extends the effective period of all driver licenses and identification cards that will expire between March 16, 2020, and April 15, 2020, for 30 days.  In addition, delinquent fees will be waived during the extension period for these driver licenses and identification cards. FLHSMV recommends Floridians traveling out of the state print the Executive Order and carry it with their driver license.  A copy of this Emergency Order is available on the Department’s website.

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Advisory 1: March 13, 2020 – For Your Safety, We Encourage You to Utilize Our Online Services

March 13, 2020 – For Your Safety, We Encourage You to Utilize Our Online Services

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, we encourage you to take advantage of our online services at www.AlachuaCollector.com and avoid visiting our offices. Your health and the health of our staff is very important to us. Please know if you must visit us in person, we are taking extra precautions by increasing the frequency and care with which offices & equipment are cleaned. Additionally, we are asking our employees to stay home if they are sick and use our paid time off options.

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Offices Closed November 28th – 29th for Thanksgiving Holiday!

All of our offices will be closed on November 28th & 29th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

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Offices Closed on Monday, November 11th in Observance of Veterans Day.

Our offices will be closed on Monday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. We will resume our normal business hours Tuesday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

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Tax Collector’s Office Wins Statewide Legacy Award for Financial Excellence for Four Consecutive Years!

For the fourth consecutive year, our office has earned the Legacy Award for Continued Excellence in Financial Operations. “Receiving the Legacy Award four years in a row is truly an honor and a testament to our dedicated staff”, states Tax Collector, John Power. “They work tirelessly to not only ensure accurate financial records, but to explore and implement new ways to automate processes and increase efficiency; all while saving taxpayer dollars and ensuring timely and accurate disbursements. I am extremely proud of them, they are deserving of this great award.”

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Tax Collector office closed December 24 and 25 and January 1st

Tax Collector Holiday Hours

All of our offices will be closed on December 24th and 25th, and January 1st. Our website is available 24 hours a day. Please consider taking advantage of our convenient online services by renewing your auto registration or paying your property taxes online at www.AlachuaCollector.com.

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Alachua County Tax Collector Honored

Renew Your Vehicle Registration Here on Our Official Website!

A Florida company accused of charging drivers unnecessary fees has now agreed to make changes after a state investigation. When renewing your vehicle registration, use our official website here at www.AlachuaCollector.com to avoid extra fees.

Click here for the full story: https://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/local/website-charging-florida-drivers-crazy-service-fees-agrees-to-make-changes-after-investigation/842526571