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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE
September 19, 2016

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Office: (713) 274-8000

Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office Surpasses One Million Automobile Credit Card Transactions

Mike Sullivan Continues to Improve Technology

Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan is proud to announce that the Auto Division has processed more than one million transactions in automobile credit/debit card transactions since introducing credit card machines in 2013.

“I’m excited to announce that we’ve now surpassed more than one million automobile credit/debit card transactions, totaling more than $124 million,” said Sullivan. “We began offering credit cards for auto transactions in October 2013. This, along with additional improvements continues to bring the office into the 21st century.”

In addition to launching credit/debit cards, Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan has implemented the TxDMV One Sticker program, successfully executed the webDEALER program, extended the renewal period for auto registrations at grocery stores, installed more than 400 new computers and upgraded software to improve service as well as productivity.

All Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office branch locations accept cash, check plus all major credit/debit cards for automobile transactions, which include registration stickers, license plates, automobile titles and temporary disability placards. Residents can also renew automobile registration stickers online, by mail or at more than 200 renewal locations at partner grocery stores, in addition to participating AAA offices.

The Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office Automobile Division performs more than 4.5 million automobile transactions in Harris County each year. It also works closely with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to register and title motor vehicles, collect registration and title fees and distributes them to the proper entities. Learn more about the Automobile Services Division by visiting www.hctax.net.