Future 15: Change and Harnessing Technology

To stay on the cutting edge of customer service, technology, innovation and to remain adaptive to emerging trends, the Florida Tax Collectors Association consulted with a near futurist to help identify relevant trends so that Tax Collectors could anticipate these potential changes and adopt strategies to better serve the citizens of Florida.  The by-product of that effort is available here …

Future 15: Blockchain

This edition of Future 15 focuses on the topic of Blockchain. Since this topic has generated quite a bit of interest, we wanted to share a few recent articles on Blockchain. Here is another article regarding Blockchain being used for tax collections in China.  This is  yet another great example of the broad uses possible for the technology.  For more …

A Response to Finlay Article: “Government Office vs. Private Tag Agency”

By:  Sharon W. Jordan, President Florida Tax Collectors Association In an article recently published by Independent Dealer in August of 2017, Jennifer Finlay, a sales manager for a private tag agency, wrote a scathing critique of government service provision and urged Florida’s car dealers to avoid Tax Collector offices and use private tag agencies instead. In a self-serving manner and …

Florida Tax Collectors Provide Local Support and Access During Wake of Hurricane Irma

Tallahassee, FL – Tax Collector’s Offices around the state are quickly coming back online after the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma. Florida Tax Collectors Association President, Sharon Jordan, states, “It may take some counties longer than others due to infrastructure damage or power outages, but as services return it’s important to remember, ALL Tax Collectors within the State are here …