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      Tax Talk

      Dear Friends,                                      survey and participate in our online survey. Simply select   4% to 1% to clients who pay their taxes early (see the
         Have you  ever  been                            the department or service you recently utilized and answer   chart below). Property taxes fund critical public services
      running errands or perhaps                         a few short questions to help us serve you better.  throughout our community and must be paid by March
      just having one of those                              Thank you in advance, and I hope you are doing well!  31 to avoid delinquency.
      days and you bump into an                                                          Anne M. Gannon       We recommend that you pay online at www.pbctax.
      old friend? At first, it might                                           Constitutional Tax Collector,   com/pay-online for the quickest processing time. You
      feel like an inopportune                                                  Serving Palm Beach County  can access our website and payment portal 24/7, from
      time to chat, but then                                                                               wherever your work or travels take you! You can also pay
      your friend simply asks,                           PROPERTY TAX SEASON                               by e-Check, a free electronic payment option. Be sure to
      “How are you?” As we all                                                                             have your bank account and routing numbers handy when
      maneuver through these                             BEGINS NOVEMBER 1                                 paying online with e-Check.
      challenging times, we need                                                                              Enclosed with your property tax bill, you’ll find
      to remember to stop and ask our friends, colleagues,      November 1 marks the start of the          information about our Installment Payment Plan (IPP). The
      neighbors, and others, “How are you doing?”        busiest time of the year for our team.            plan allows clients to be billed in four payments during the
         For me and my team, it is just as important for us to ask   We mail out over 615,000 property     year, with a discount of just under 4%. For the 2021 tax
      you: how are we doing? As we strive to deliver unparalleled   tax bills to owners of property across   year, the deadline to enroll in the IPP was April 30, 2021.
      service to you, our clients, we understand that we can only   all 2,386 square miles of Palm Beach   Starting November 1, you can enroll in IPP for the 2022 tax
      do that with your help. Your feedback helps us understand   County. We are dedicated to ensuring     year. For more information about property tax, visit https://
      what is not working and how we can improve. It also   this process goes smoothly for our   
      validates when our processes are working well.     clients, many of whom may be new
         So, the next time you have business with our office,   to our community and unfamiliar with       HELP US HELP YOU!
      you will receive a text message or email stating, “The   the discounts and payment options we
      Tax Collector wants your feedback.” It takes fewer than   offer.                                        While many clients choose to pay online, some prefer
      five minutes to complete the survey and the information      Property tax payments can be made       to pay by personal check. Our payment processing center
      you share with us is invaluable.                   beginning November 1.  We offer                   has state-of-the-art equipment that can open, scan and
         You can also visit our website,  money-saving discounts ranging from              sort thousands of payments every hour. To ensure your
                                                                                                           payment is processed without delay, please make sure
                                                                                                           that all information is included on your check, as listed
                                                                                                           below. Personal checks can be rejected by our processing
                                                                                                           machines if information is missing, which can lead to
                                                                                                           delays in processing your payment. Do not enclose paper
                                                                                                           clips, tape, staples or anything else in the envelope, as
                                                                                                           these items also delay processing times. Just enclose the
                                                                                                           payment  stub  and  the  check  payment  as  instructed  on
                                                                                                           your bill! Failure to follow these instructions can result
                                                                                                           in your payment being returned for correction, and
                                                                                                           discount ineligibility if the new payment is not received
           Serving Palm Beach and Broward County ª                                                         within the discount expiration date.
                                                                                                           Personal Check Payment Check List:
            YOUR BOCA POinte neiGHBOR AnD ReALtOR                                                             ‪ 1. Include month, day and year.
            Providing you with exceptional service and possessing unrivaled expertise                           ‪ 2. Make check payable to “Tax Collector, PBC.”
                                                                                                             ‪ 3. Include total in U.S. dollars and cents.
                            of the Boca Raton and Delray Beach markets.
                                     Celebrating 40 Years In Real Estate                                        ‪ 4. Fully write out the dollars and cents.
                                                                                                             ‪ 5. Include Property Control Number (PCN) Or Tangible
                                     experience does matter... Realtor since 1981.                         Personal Property Account Number.
                                                                                                              ‪ 6. Sign your name.
                                          CALL FOR YOUR FRee COnSULtAtiOn
                                     Prudence J. (PJ) Carswell
                                     Licensed Real Estate Advisor • Licensed CAM
                                     two office locations to
                                     serve you in Boca Raton
                                     & Delray Beach
                              Direct: 954-242-4260

                                                                                                           Mail Your Property Tax Payment:
                                                                                                              Use the pre-addressed envelope enclosed with your bill.
                                                                                                           Do not write anything additional on the envelope or use tape
                                                                                                           or staples to seal it. Affix correct postage and drop it in the
         NoN-Toxic cancer immunotherapy                                                                    Drop Off Your Property Tax Payment:
                                                                                                           In-Person Drop Off:
                                                                                                              Each Tax Collector Service Center has a Drop-Box
         Available NoW                                                                                     located in the lobby which is accessible without an
                                                                                                           appointment, Mon.-Fri., 8:15 a.m.–5:00 p.m., excluding
                                                                                                           holidays. For the Service Center nearest you, visit: https://
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                                                                                                           IMPORTANT DATES &

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         balances and optimizes your immune system to
         fight almost any type of cancer.                                                                  October 1     Tourist Development Tax Due
                                                                                                           October 11    Tax Collector Offices Closed-Columbus Day
                                                                                                           October 31    Halloween 
         Hundreds of successes over the years.

         Continuously available since 1977                                                                   Lease Renewals

         in Freeport, Grand Bahama Island                                                                      Renters- If you plan to renew your lease at Boca

                                                                                                            Pointe, please provide the BPCA Management
                                      See our website for more info:                                        office a copy of your renewal lease and vehicle

                                                                      registration prior to your lease expiration date.
                                                                                                            Both  items are  needed to  ensure  that your
                                                                                                            transponder does not get deactivated when the
              or call for more information: Toll-free number (561) 766-0878                                 lease ends. Please email to
                                                                                                              Thank you! 
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