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Lee County Tax Collector honored with Legacy Award

FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 6, 2019) – The faithful and accurate execution of financial transactions sits at the top of a Tax Collector’s responsibilities.  For the 9th year in a row, your Lee County Tax Collector, Larry D. Hart, and his team have been honored with the Legacy Award for Financial Operations by the Florida Tax Collectors Association (FTCA).

“One of the most important things we do as an agency is making sure that we uphold the highest standards of accountability and integrity in the collection and distribution of the money collected throughout Lee County,” Hart said. “Our staff works to maintain consistency year to year throughout our annual audit, and the Legacy Award is a testament to their dedication and continued success in this regard.”

To receive this accommodation, a five-person judging panel, made up of government financial executives from throughout the state examined the Tax Collector’s processes in the following fields:

–       Customer Focus;

–       Innovation & Automation;

–       Perfect Annual Audit Report;

–       Budgeting.

This rigorous and comprehensive review focuses on the Tax Collector’s financial records, practices and use of technology.

FTCA President Ben Anderson lauded Mr. Hart and the staff at the Tax Collector’s office for their years of outstanding service.

“The citizens of Lee County should be very proud of the successful financial work by Larry Hart and the Lee County Tax Collector’s office,” Anderson said.

About Lee County Tax Collector

The Lee County Tax Collector (LCTC) exists to serve the citizens of Lee County. The office takes pride in organizational excellence and offering exemplary customer service and operates by the credo of “We’ve got your back.” The LCTC operates, the official interactive website of the tax collector, which allows county residents to quickly and easily take care of motor vehicle and vessel registration, pay property taxes, make appointments for concealed weapon permits and more. The agency operates seven service centers open daily throughout the county to provide efficient, convenient services. The LCTC works to provide innovative and quality service that supports the growth and sustainability of the community. For more information, visit or follow Lee County Tax Collector on social media.