Press Release: Florida’s Elected Constitutional Officers Launch Amendment 10 Initiative

September 12, 2018 For Immediate Release For more information: Nanette Schimpf, APR, CPRC (850) 528-2639 (cell) nanettes@themooreagency.com   Florida’s Elected Constitutional Officers Launch Amendment 10 Initiative Tallahassee, Fla. –Today, Florida’s Sheriffs, Tax Collectors, Clerks of the Circuit Court, Property Appraisers, and amendment sponsors gathered at the Capitol to launch a statewide education initiative about Amendment 10, the Protection Amendment. The …

September ReveNews Update

During the last week of August, Tax Collectors and staff converged in Orlando for five days of learning, networking and fellowship at the Florida Tax Collectors Association’s 2018 Education Forum.  The Education Forum was an overwhelming success due to the continued support of valued partners and Tax Collectors from across the state. FTCA Leadership in conjunction with Lisa Cullen, Tax …

An Interview with Incoming FTCA President, Ben Anderson

Interview by Nancy Millan, Chairwoman of the Public Information Coalition Q.  How long have you been the Tax Collector for Okaloosa? A.  I was appointed in 2011 by Governor Scott to fulfill the vacated term of my predecessor; since that time, I have been re-elected twice. Q.  What did you do prior to that? A.  For the previous 38 years, …

A Note from the Past-President’s Desk

Together, Anything is Possible….. This year flew by so quickly that there has not yet been much time for reflection.  Without question though, my heart is full of gratitude towards my fellow Tax Collectors for their commitment to working together and communicating well this past year.  I have seen this year that: “Together, Anything Is Possible” as reflected by some …

2018 Education Forum

The Florida Tax Collectors Association is gearing up for the 2018 Education Forum filled with numerous education, networking, and fellowship opportunities. The Association will also recognize the efforts of some very special public servants. This year’s Education Forum is being held on August 26-30, 2018 at the Rosen Shingle Creek located at 9939 Universal Boulevard in Orlando, Florida. It should …

Update on New Laws Effective July 1, 2018 and October 1, 2018

July 1, 2018 Effective Date:  SB100 – Veterans’ DL/ID Legislation Waiving $6.25 for Veteran DL and ID Transactions DHSMV is working on the programming concerning the implementation of the provisions of SB100 (relating to the waiver of the $6.25 for DL and ID fees for veterans), which becomes effective on July 1, 2018. Below are the pertinent changes to Section …

A Look Towards the November 2018 Ballot: Amendment 10 Summary Language

As we look towards the November 2018 election, Florida voters will be asked to consider thirteen (13) potential amendments to our state’s Constitution. Eight (8) of those are the result of the work of the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC), which has concluded just this past month. One of the most important aspects of the CRC’s efforts to bring these eight …