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April 7th COVID-19 Update

Important Information from the Escambia County Tax Collector

The Escambia County Tax Collector wants you to know how to conduct business with them online in a safe manner. Their official webpage is, where most tax collector services are available and there’s never an extra fee when paying by eCheck.

The deadline to renew decals has not been extended; license plates continue to expire on the owner’s birthday. When renewing online, customers can select one of three available offices, and the renewed decal will be ready for pickup at our convenient drive-up windows. We are unable to process new transactions in the drive through at this time.

Driver licenses expiring between March 16, 2020 and April 16, 2020 have been extended for 30 days. The emergency extension order can be printed from our webpage and carried with their driver license.

Customers unable to process their transaction online can join our online Phone Queue and an agent will return their call in the order it was received. Please have documents ready when calling.


Florida Department of Economic Opportunity COVID-19 Resources for Employers and Individuals

In coordination with state and federal partners, resources are available to assist employers and individuals impacted by the state’s efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Governor Ron DeSantis also has filed emergency legislation and regulations to provide further support to Floridians during this time.

To assist small businesses and their employees, loans and short-time compensation programs to bridge the gap are available.

To assist individuals, resources including Reemployment Assistance are available.

Visit here for more information.


Webinar for Businesses: COVID-19 Loan Options & Employer Considerations

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Central Time

Join us Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at 1 p.m. CST for the latest updates on how COVID-19 is impacting employers and a discussion of COVID-19 relief options now available, featuring banking expert Tom Owens, President, Florida Panhandle (West) at BB&T.

Topics include:

  • Summary of FFCRA Requirements and CARES Act Provisions – Amie Remington, General Counsel, LandrumHR
  • Current Information on the Paycheck Protection Program and Status - Johnathan Taylor, Chief Financial Officer, LandrumHR
  • Best Practices/Current Issues/Pitfalls when Applying for the Paycheck Protection Program – Tom Owens, President, Florida Panhandle (West), BB&T

Register for the Webinar here.