County Tax Discounts Ended Monday at Midnight

December 31, 2007

Escambia County Tax Collector Janet Holley reminds residents that the 3 percent discount on real-estate and tangible personal property tax expired Monday.

The three percent discount on Escambia County tangible personal property real estate taxes ended when 2007 came to a close on at midnight Monday.

To have received the discount and have your payment credited in December, your payment must have been made:

  • in person is a tax collector’s office by the close of business Monday.
  • on the after-hours automated telephone (800) 601-1055 by midnight Monday.
  • made on the web site http://www.escambiataxcollector.com by midnight Monday.

If you payment is postmarked by Monday and received after January 1, it will receive the discount but will credited with a January date, as will payments left after hours in a drop box on Monday.

For more details, visit http://www.escambiataxcollector.com; call 438-6500 ext. 252, or get automated information at 438-3299.

Tax collector offices are located at Century, Cantonment, Marcus Pointe, downtown and Warrington. The Century office is located in the Billy G. Ward courthouse at 7500 North Century Boulevard. The Cantonment office is at 470 South Highway 29 (in the old Winn Dixie shopping center). The Century and Cantonment offices are open 8:30 until 5:00 Monday through Friday.

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