2011-12-22 / Top News

Tax collector Gannon receives excellence award

Palm Beach County Tax Collector Anne M. Gannon received the “Excellence in Financial Operations Award” from the Florida Tax Collectors Association.

Achievement is measured in innovation and automation, annual audit report, customer focus and budgeting.

The FTCA’s review of Gannon’s financial operations cited a flawless audit report, outstanding customer service delivery and excellence in technological innovations, according to a statement from Ms. Gannon’s office.

Gannon’s agency is responsible for the collection and distribution of revenues in excess of $3.1 billion annually. The office manages driver license services, which includes the Homeland Security Real ID implementation, and handles approximately 725,000 property tax transactions.

The Florida Tax Collectors Association has been in existence since 1929. FTCA is a statewide association of the state’s 67 Tax Collectors. FTCA provides member education and specific recommendations to the Florida Legislature to improve efficiencies and protect the due process rights of citizens in the collection of taxes. ¦

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