Arkansas’ Boone County Offers New Options for Property Tax Payments

Residents can avoid lines by paying taxes online, via phone

BOONE COUNTY, Ark.--()--It will be easier than ever for residents of Boone County to pay their property taxes this year. The Tax Collector’s Office recently announced that it is accepting credit card payments, meaning residents can avoid lines at the Collector’s Office and pay their taxes online or from any mobile device.

“I am proud to offer Boone county residents convenient ways to pay their Personal Property and Real Estate taxes online,” Boone County Tax Collector Lavonne McCullough said. “We are always looking for ways to make the tax process easier for citizens and help them avoid long lines.”

Property tax payment options now available to Boone County residents include:

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Online, at http://www.ar.gov/booneproptax

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Mobile, at http://www.ar.gov/booneproptax from any smartphone or tablet

3. Phone, by calling 1-866-257-2055, County Code: 5
4. In-Person, by making a credit card, cash or check payment at the Tax Collector’s office, 201 N. Main St. (Old Federal Building), Harrison, AR 72601
5. Mail, by sending a check to the Tax Collector’s office, P.O. Box 1152, Harrison, AR 72602

The Boone County Tax Collector partnered with the state’s eGovernment service provider, Information Network of Arkansas (INA), to develop a secure payment system that ensures privacy, security and data integrity. Credit card transactions include a processing fee to cover the cost of the system, which INA developed for the county free of charge.

Boone County Personal Property and Real Estate taxes are due by October 15. Residents can view their bill and pay online by going to http://www.ar.gov/booneproptax to look up their Tax Payer information. The system will prompt residents through payment screens and provide a confirmation and receipt page for their records. Payments may also continue to be made in person at the Collector’s Office in Harrison or by mailing a check to the Boone County Tax Collector.

About Boone County Tax Collector

The Tax Collector is responsible for collecting personal and property taxes based on a resident’s or business’ assessment with the county. The Boone County Tax Collector is located in Harrison. For more information visit http://www.ar.gov/booneproptax

About Information Network of Arkansas

The Information Network of Arkansas (INA) is a public-private partnership between the state of Arkansas and the Arkansas Information Consortium (AIC) that helps state government entities Web-enable their information services. Little Rock-based AIC is part of e-Government firm NIC's (EGOV) family of companies. INA operates Arkansas.gov, the official website of the state of Arkansas, which offers more than 1,100 state and local online services.

About NIC

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government portals, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. NIC provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Additional information is available at www.egov.com.

Contacts

Information Network of Arkansas
Amy Sawyer, 501-324-8913
asawyer@ark.org
or
Lavonne McCullough, 870-741-6646
Boone County Tax Collector

Release Summary

The Tax Collector’s Office announced that it is accepting credit card payments, meaning residents can avoid lines at the Collector’s Office and pay their taxes online or from any mobile device.

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Contacts

Information Network of Arkansas
Amy Sawyer, 501-324-8913
asawyer@ark.org
or
Lavonne McCullough, 870-741-6646
Boone County Tax Collector