March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Official Payments, a leading provider of electronic payment solutions, wants
Florida property owners to be aware that the
due date for paying property taxes in full is Saturday, March 31. Those who own property in
Orange counties may pay online through
"Taxes are considered delinquent as of Sunday, April 1,"
Alex P. Hart, President and CEO of Official Payments. "County tax collectors are required to hold a tax certificate sale to collect taxes that remain unpaid."
Florida counties that have contracted with Official Payments to process online payment of property taxes enable their residents to use a debit or credit card to pay online and on time by visiting
www.OfficialPayments.com, choosing the Local Payments button, selecting
Florida as the state and then choosing the correct payment entity. Residents can do so anytime between now and
11:59 p.m. on
March 31, and their taxes will be officially paid in time to meet the deadline.
About Official Payments
Official Payments Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPAY) is a leading provider of electronic payment solutions in the biller direct market. Headquartered in
, the company provides enhanced electronic payment services that include multiple payment choices, payment channels, and bill payment products and services to over 4,700 clients in all 50 states and the
District of Columbia
. Official Payments serves clients in multiple markets including federal, state, and local governments, educational institutions, and utilities. Consumers may pay federal taxes, state and local taxes, property taxes, and other bills such as utilities and college tuition with credit cards, debit cards, electronic checks and alternative payment methods via online, telephone, point of sale and other channels by visiting
. Corporate information is available at
Official Payments is not a tax advisor and does not provide advice on any tax requirements. Use of any information from this announcement or site or any other web site referred to is for general information only and does not represent personal tax advice either expressed or implied. You are encouraged to seek professional tax advice for tax questions and assistance.