2-year Circuit City Bankruptcy Fight Results In 100% Tax Recovery
West Palm Beach - - - Anne M. Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector, announced a $42,176.63 settlement with Circuit City Stores, Inc., Liquidating Trust which represents 100% of all unpaid 2008 tangible personal property taxes. “The law is very clear. Bankruptcy isn’t a pass or pardon on paying owed taxes,” said Gannon. “Tax collectors typically have first lien rights which are superior to all other liens in bankruptcy proceedings.”
April Filing Deadline for Budget-Friendly Installment Payment Plan - Property Owners Can “Catch A Break”
West Palm Beach, FL −−− Anne M. Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector, reminds property owners that April is the last month to sign up for the 2012 Installment Payment Plan (IPP) for property taxes. “Many families and seniors can have a tough time making the one lump sum payment or find four smaller payments a much more budget friendly option,” says Gannon.
Tax Collector Gannon to Host Florida Tax Collector Association’s 2012 Spring Conference
FROM: Anne M. Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector
RE: Tax Collector Gannon to Host Florida Tax Collector Association’s 2012 Spring Conference
DATES: April 22 – April 26, 2012
LOCATION: Delray Beach Marriott Hotel, Corner of A1A and Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach
Women’s Chamber Announces Giraffe Award Winners
WEST PALM BEACH, FL. – The Honorable Anne Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector serving Palm Beach County, and Marilyn Murray Willison, author of The Self Empowered Woman, were the winners of the Women’s Chamber of Commerce 17th Annual Giraffe Awards in honor of Women’s History Month.
2011 Property Tax Delinquencies Increase
WEST PALM BEACH, FL. – Anne Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector, reports that 33,270 property owners are currently delinquent representing $108,479,992.50 in uncollected revenue. Last year 26,709 tax certificates were sold for $99.6 million. Gannon reminds property owners that the deadline to pay delinquent property taxes is 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2012. After that date, all unpaid taxes will be listed for sale at the annual Tax Certificate Auction on June 7.
Tax Collector’s Office Receives Worksite Wellness Award
WEST PALM BEACH, FL. – Anne Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector, has announced that her agency is the recipient of the 2012 South Florida Worksite Wellness Forum Award in the small business category. Bestowed by the Florida Heart Research Institute in partnership with the Consortium for a Healthier Miami Dade, the award honors organizations that have, according to the Institute, “demonstrated a commitment to employee wellness and whose programs produced positive health outcomes.”
Florida DHSMV Statewide System Outage
WEST PALM BEACH, FL. – Florida DHSMV Statewide System Outage
Gannon Launches Local Business Tax Receipt Season
West Palm Beach, FL – Anne Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector, announces that Local Business Tax Receipt (BTR) season begins July 1 and continues through September 30.
Gannon’s office will mail 107,407 BTR notices on Friday June 29. The number represents an increase over the 2011 ( 105,057) and 2010 (104,000) BTR notices. “The number of new businesses and renewals continues to increase each year,” says Gannon. “We hope this indicates a strengthening economic recovery.”
Additional BTR information:
Gannon recoups $90 million in uncollected property taxes
West Palm Beach, FL – Anne Gannon, Constitutional Tax Collector, revealed the final results from the June 7 Tax Certificate Sale. The chart below provides a summary.
# of Certificates
Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle (DHSMV) Agency’s Technology Move Online Service Disruption
West Palm Beach, FL – Constitutional Tax Collector Serving Palm Beach County.
Our agency has been advised of the following:
What: Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) Agency’s Technology Move Online Service Disruption
When: All DHSMV online transactions will be stop at 6 p.m. DHSMV plans to restore all services by 9 a.m. September 10.