Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office in Fort Walton Beach Florida

Address and phone number for Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office, a Treasurer & Tax Collector Office, at Eglin Parkway Northeast, Fort Walton Beach FL.


Name
Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office
Address
73 Eglin Parkway Northeast, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 32548
Phone
850-651-7617
Fax
850-651-7609

About the Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office

The Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office, located in Fort Walton Beach, Florida is responsible for financial transactions, including issuing Okaloosa County tax bills, collecting personal and real property tax payments. The Okaloosa County Treasurer and Tax Collector's Office is part of the Okaloosa County Finance Department that encompasses all financial functions of the local government.

You may contact the Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office for questions about:
  • Property records requests for Okaloosa County, FL
  • Looking up property owners by name and address
  • Okaloosa County property tax bills and payments
  • Property tax rates
  • Okaloosa County GIS maps
  • Tax sales in Okaloosa County, Florida
Okaloosa County Property Records

Public records for property located in Okaloosa County are available upon request from the office of the Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office. These include records of historical property tax payments for real and personal property, and property tax rates. Other records available from the Treasurer & Tax Collector include Okaloosa County GIS maps, plat maps, block and lot maps and tax maps.

Tax Collection

The Okaloosa County Tax Collector is primarily responsible for issuing tax bills, collecting and processing payments for property taxes (based on property valuations and appraisals), and following up with delinquent taxpayers in Okaloosa County, Florida. The Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office is responsible for taxes levied by the county, and may also collect other revenue sources such as license fees, utility fees, or fines.

Treasury Responsibilities

The Office of the Okaloosa County Treasurer is tasked with receipt, disbursement, and management of cash. As part of the Accounts Payable function, the Treasurer's Office processes invoices for payment, approves and makes payments, and records all transactions in the agency's financial system. While the payroll function may or may not be processed by the Okaloosa County Treasurer's Office, the Treasurer is ultimately responsible for signing off payments to employees and pensioners in Okaloosa County, Florida.

The Treasurer is typically responsible for ensuring that sufficient cash is on hand to cover expenses while managing excess cash in such a way as to strike a balance between maximizing investment returns and maintaining sufficient liquidity and the safety of principal. The Okaloosa County Treasurer's Office is responsible for managing pension or other pooled investment funds on behalf of Okaloosa County and local governments.

Contact Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office

You may contact the Treasurer & Tax Collector's Office by calling 850-651-7617, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office, 73 Eglin Parkway Northeast, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, 32548


Map of Okaloosa County Tax Collector's Office in Fort Walton Beach Florida


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