News & Events

Florida Tax Collectors are busy at work in their local communities and in Tallahassee with our state government to protect and provide access to state services. Learn about our latest news here or visit our Twitter page for the most up-to-date information.

  • Honorable Rhonda Skipper Installed as President of the Florida Tax Collectors Association September 13, 2021 News - Tallahassee, Florida – Rhonda Skipper, Tax Collector in and for the Walton County political subdivision, was sworn in as the 76th President of the Florida Tax Collectors, Inc., the state-wide Association of Florida’s Tax Collectors.  “I am incredibly humbled and honored that you have placed your faith and trust in me as your President this coming year, said Skipper, “I’ve… READ MORE
  • Statement: Our position on the violation of the public’s trust from a former official April 2, 2021 News - As constitutionally elected officers, Florida’s tax collectors work to serve every Florida community by managing state resources and protecting citizens’ needs at the local level. Our members consider their public office to be a public trust, one that comes with a profound duty to the people of their counties and the entire state. Elected tax collectors are stewards of public… READ MORE
  • Press Release: Florida’s Elected Constitutional Officers Launch Amendment 10 Initiative September 12, 2018 News - September 12, 2018 For Immediate Release For more information: Nanette Schimpf, APR, CPRC (850) 528-2639 (cell)   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… READ MORE
  • September ReveNews Update September 12, 2018 News - 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… READ MORE
  • An Interview with Incoming FTCA President, Ben Anderson September 12, 2018 News - 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,… READ MORE
  • A Note from the Past-President’s Desk September 12, 2018 News - 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… READ MORE
  • Amendment 10 Video September 11, 2018 News - READ MORE
  • 2018 Education Forum August 16, 2018 Events, News - 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… READ MORE
  • Kids Tag Art Program Recognized by Governor and Cabinet for $1Million Donated to Classroom Arts Education June 14, 2018 News - Photo Credit:  Stacy Prato, Photographer                Link to Video of Cabinet Meeting - Watch at 1:19:54 The Governor and Cabinet recognized Florida Tax Collectors for their Kids Tag Art Program which has raised over $1million for Florida schools through artwork sales and business contributions. 100% of the funds have gone directly to classroom arts education.… READ MORE
  • Update on New Laws Effective July 1, 2018 and October 1, 2018 June 7, 2018 News - 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… READ MORE