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Monroe County Tax Collector Earns Excellence in Financial Operations Award from the Florida Tax Collectors Association
The award is a first for the Monroe County Tax Collector’s Office
ORLANDO, Fla., August 22, 2022 – Monroe County Tax Collector Sam Steele capped a year filled with excellence and outstanding achievement when he accepted the 2022 Excellence in Financial Operations Award and Certificate of Merit from the Florida Tax Collectors Association at its annual Fall Education Forum. It is the first time the Monroe County Tax Collector’s Office has earned the prestigious awards.
To earn this recognition, a five-person judging panel made up of government financial executives throughout the State of Florida examined the Tax Collector’s processes in the following fields:
- Customer Focus
- Innovation & Automation
- Perfect Annual Audit Report
This rigorous and comprehensive review focused on the Tax Collector’s financial records, practices and use of technology.
“Since taking office in January 2021, the mission of our organization has been to exceed expectations in customer service through innovation and modernization,” said Steele. “This award validates our dedication to our mission, and I could not be prouder of our team and what we have accomplished in such a short period of time.”
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