The final day to receive a 4% discount on property taxes typically is the last day of November. This year that day falls on the Saturday following the Thanksgiving holiday. Because of that, the early payment discount deadline will be extended one business day, to December 2, 2013. Okaloosa County Tax Collector Ben Anderson says, “For customers paying by check, we have several convenient payment options to help them get in and out of our Office within only a few minutes!” He continues, “For the convenience of our customers, we will have staff set up in the lobby of most of our branch offices next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (November 25, 26 and 27). Then, after the holiday weekend, we’ll be back in the lobbies to receive payments on Monday, December 2. Remember - ‘Do Business Online, Not In Line!’ When you pay online at www.OkaloosaTax.com, use E-check, it’s free!” Drop Box – outside each branch
- Lobby – staff staged to receive check payments in Ft. Walton Beach, Crestview, Destin and Niceville
- Online – use the free E-check option
Drop Box payments made on or before December 2 will receive the 4% discount.All Okaloosa County Tax Collector Offices will be closed Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving. Otherwise, convenient Office hours are 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday at each of our branch locations: Ft. Walton Beach, Crestview, Niceville and Destin. Eglin AFB and Hurlburt Field 8:00am – 4:30pm.