Hennepin County, Minnesota Selects Official Payments

Thursday 14 October 2004 23:29 CET | News

Official Payments has signed a two year contract renewal with the Hennepin County Taxpayer Services Department, enabling Hennepin County individuals to continue paying their property taxes electronically by visiting, or by calling 1-800-2PAY-TAX.

Official Payments Corp. has been providing this service to Hennepin County since 2000. Through this service, Hennepin County taxpayers may pay current and prior year property taxes by using a VISA, American Express, Discover or MasterCard via the Internet or telephone through March 30, 2006. The system is now accepting property tax payments that are due October 15, 2004. The Hennepin County jurisdiction code required for telephone payments is 3303. Official Payments provides electronic payment services for the Internal Revenue Service, 23 states, the District of Columbia and more than 1,500 local government clients nationwide. Official Payments principal business is processing electronic payments on behalf of government entities via its Web site,, and its toll-free telephone number, 1-800-2PAY-TAX. Official Payments charges citizens a convenience fee for the service. Citizens using credit or debit cards with bonus rewards programsmay, depending on their cards program, earn reward points, airline frequent flyer miles or cash back for paying their taxes and fees.

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