World News: 22:19 GMT Wednesday 15th May 2019. [Grant Street Group via Businesswire via SPi World News]
Grant Street Group announced today that, following a four-month implementation, the Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office has officially gone live with PaymentExpress® as its new electronic payments platform.
The third largest county in California, and the fifth largest in the nation, the County of Orange encompasses the cities of Anaheim and Santa Ana and is home to over 3.1 million citizens.
Between the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office and the Probations Departments, PaymentExpress will process over $2 billion annually in e-payments for the County of Orange.
“We are excited to partner with Grant Street Group to lower property tax processing costs of e-checks and credit cards for both taxpayers and the County on these property tax payments of over $2 billion annually,” said Orange County Treasurer Shari Freidenrich. “Our implementation went very smoothly, and I am proud of the County staff that assisted with the implementation, and the professionalism and hard work of the Grant Street Group staff on the project.”
Using PaymentExpress, the Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office and Probations Departments will be capable of accepting all major debit and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express) for payments online, over the phone, via mobile or tablet devices, and in the office. E-check payments will also be available online.
“Going live with PaymentExpress in Orange County is a major milestone for Grant Street Group in California,” said John McCarthy, Executive Director of Sales. “We excel at completing implementations for multiple county departments on a tight time frame, and we appreciate the Orange County staff members’ financial and technical expertise that contributed to a successful implementation.”
PaymentExpress, Grant Street’s secure e-payments service, is used to process over $5 billion in credit card and e-check transactions annually.
For more information, contact John McCarthy via phone at (412) 246-1321 or email at John.McCarthy@GrantStreet.com.
About Grant Street Group
Grant Street Group specializes in cloud-based government solutions for tax collection, e-payments, and auctions. Our applications handle the billing, collection, and distribution of taxes, as well as payment processing and online auctions of financial and legal instruments.
Nearly two-thirds of all property taxes in the state of Florida ($21 billion) are collected using TaxSys, our fully hosted tax billing and collection solution. One third of online vehicle and vessel registration renewals in the state are processed using our RenewExpress software.
PaymentExpress, our secure e-payments service, processes over $5 billion in credit card and e-check transactions annually.
Grant Street is also the world’s largest internet auctioneer. To date, we’ve conducted online auctions of bonds, notes, tax certificates, and other financial and legal instruments for more than 6,800 government and financial entities, with a value exceeding $12 trillion.
From Miami-Dade County to the State of New Mexico to the City of San Francisco, government entities from coast to coast count on Grant Street products to deliver technological solutions that truly work.
Business Wire: 22:19 GMT Wednesday 15th May 2019
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